BASKETBALL WRAP UP
January 5, 2014Earlham College Broadcast Sports
FRANKLIN, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team opened 2014 on Saturday
with a 67-56 loss at Franklin College.
Kasin Spay led the Quakers with 17 points in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference contest against the Grizzlies (5-6, 3-1).
Bria Sneed tossed in 14 points to go with four steals. Sneed now has 989 points in
Maya Luney added eight points and five rebounds for the Quakers. Hannah Franklin and
Lexi McFarland finished with five points and three assists each.
The Quakers built an early 13-4 at the 15:10 mark of the first half when McFarland
hit a 3-pointer.
After Luney hit 1-of-2 free throws, the Quakers led 18-10 with 10:34 left in the
The Grizzlies fought back to tie the contest at 18-18 with 8:02 remaining.
Later in the first half, Franklin went in front 29-23 at 3:02 before the Quaker
rallied to cut the deficit to 31-30 at intermission.
In the second half, both squads had small leads with the Quakers holding a 49-47
when Sneed canned a pair of free throws at 8:18.
Franklin followed with the next 10 points to lead 57-49 with 5:12 left to play. The
Grizzlies were able to maintain their distance the rest of the way.
Earlham (5-6, 1-3) entertains the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday.
The HCAC affair on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center gets
underway at 7:30 p.m.
FRANKLIN, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team had three players in
double figures on Saturday as the Quakers fell 79-71 at Franklin College.
Jack O'Flaherty topped the Quakers with 21 points in the Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference affair.
Chris Holmes tossed in 18 points, while Kirk Douglas finished with 15 points. Both
players grabbed five rebounds.
Michael Parker added nine points and eight rebounds. Lajay Kelly pulled down a
team-high 10 rebounds.
Franklin (6-5, 3-1) opened the contest with a 15-6 advantage by the 13:10 mark of
the first half.
Earlham was able to rally as they closed the gap to 25-21 when Douglas scored at 5:56.
After the Grizzlies scored on their next possession to make it 27-21, Earlham went
on a 10-0 run capped by Iman Sharif hitting 1-of-2 free throws with 2:40 left to put
the Quakers up 31-27.
The Grizzlies answered with a run to lead 34-32 by halftime.
In the second half, Parker scored for the Quakers to tie the game at 34-34 with
19:00 on the clock.
Franklin scored the next five points and eventually widened the lead to 46-36 with
14:10 to go.
Holmes scored with 13:23 to play to make it 46-40. From that point, Franklin opened
a double-figure advantage as the Grizzlies were able to hold off the Quakers.
The Quakers (2-9, 1-3) visit the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday.
The HCAC contest starts at 7:30 p.m.