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January 9, 2014
Earlham College Broadcast Sports



Women's Basketball 
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team battled the Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology Wednesday night on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and
Wellness Center. 

The Engineers won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference affair 62-57. 

Raven Bryant-Williams topped the Quakers with 19 points and five rebounds. 

Bria Sneed finished with nine points. Sneed now has 998 points in a her career and
she is just two points away from becoming the 11th player to reach the 1,000-point
plateau. 

Lexi McFarland also tossed in nine points with four assists, while Kasin Spay and
Hannah Franklin had eight points each. 

Earlham started the contest with an 8-3 advantage when Kiara Scott scored at the
15:24 mark. 

Later in the opening period, Franklin scored to put the Quakers on top 12-5 at 12:41. 

Rose-Hulman (5-7, 3-2) answered with a run to take a 15-14 lead with 9:02 left in
the frame. 

Both teams held small leads from that point with Bryant-Williams giving the Quakers
their last lead of the first half at 22-21 with 5:16 left to play. 

The Engineers eventually led 32-28 by halftime. 

In the second half, the Quakers fought back to lead 35-34 at 15:36 when
Bryant-Williams hit a basket and followed with a free throw. 

A pair of free throws by Bryant-Williams gave the Quakers their widest margin at
41-36 at 13:41. 

The score was tied at 46-46 with 6:59 remaining in the game. From that point, the
Engineers were able to establish a lead that they held on to the rest of the way. 

The Quakers (5-7, 1-4) visit the College of Mount St. Joseph on Saturday for a
conference contest that starts at 1 p.m. 




Men's Basketball 
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team visited the
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday for the annual John Mutchner Cup
game. 

The Engineers claimed the trophy with a 76-64 win over the Quakers in the Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference contest. 

Jack O'Flaherty led the Quakers with a career-high 25 points to go with five
assists. He matched his best effort from last year's 25-point outing against Oberlin
College. 

Michael Parker added 18 points and six rebounds. Kirk Douglas and Chris Holmes
tossed in nine points each. Lajay Kelly finished with six rebounds. 

The Quakers fell behind early in the game, but they rallied to tied the contest at
7-7 when O'Flaherty hit a 3-pointer at the 16:33 mark of the first half. 

Rose-Hulman (9-3, 4-1) answered with a run that allowed the Engineers to build a
21-9 advantage with 10:53 left in the opening period. 

Earlham responded to close the gap to 23-22 when O'Flaherty drilled a trey with 7:01
remaining. The Engineers eventually led 38-33 by the intermission. 

In the second half, a 3-pointer by Parker got the Quakers close at 42-41 with 15:21
left to play. 

The Engineers were able to pull away from that point as they built a double-digit
advantage. 

John Mutchner, a longtime head coach at Rose-Hulman and a member of the athletic
hall of fame at both schools, sponsors the annual game between the Quakers and the
Engineers. 

Earlham (2-10, 1-4) travels to the College of Mount St. Joseph on Saturday. The HCAC
contest begins at 3 p.m. 


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