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January 30, 2014
Earlham College Broadcast Sports



Women's Basketball 
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team fell to the top squad
in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Wednesday night as Transylvania
University defeated the Quakers 93-82 on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and
Wellness Center. 

Earlham had four players in double digits with Bria Sneed leading the way with 18
points and six assists. Sneed moved past three players on the all-scoring list and
is now in sixth with 1,078 points in her career. 

JaLissa Watt came off the bench to record the first double-double of her career as
she scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. She also had five steals. 

Maya Luney finished with 12 points, while Hannah Franklin tossed in 10 points to go
with six rebounds and six assists. 

The contest was tight early when Kasin Spay gave the Quakers a 6-4 lead with a
basket at the 17:71 mark of the first half. 

After the Pioneers (16-2, 10-1) built a double figure advantage, the Quakers were
able to respond. Danielle Altman capped the rally with a pair of free throws to put
the Quakers in front 35-33 with 5:22 remaining in the opening stanza. 

Transylvania scored the next 11 points as the Pioneers grabbed a 44-35 lead with
2:57 to go. The Pioneers eventually led 56-42 by halftime. 

In the second half, the Quakers continued to fight their way back. Two free throws
by Sneed cut the deficit to 88-82 with 56 seconds left in the game. 

From that point, Transylvania hit 5-of-6 free throws to hold off the Quakers. 

The Quakers (8-10, 4-7) are at home on Saturday against the College of Mount St.
Joseph. The HCAC affair gets underway at 1 p.m. 







Men's Basketball 
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Earlham College men's basketball team had three players in
double figures on Wednesday as the Quakers traveled to Transylvania University. 

The Pioneers won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest 90-71. 

Jack O'Flaherty led the Quakers with 18 points, while Kirk Douglas added 17 points. 

Lajay Kelly record the first double-double of his career with 13 points and 11
rebounds. 

Michael Parker finished with nine points and a team-high four steals. 

The Quakers led early in the game holding a 9-4 advantage after a dunk by Douglas at
the 15:24 mark of the opening period. 

Moments later, Kelly gave the Quakers an 11-6 lead as he converted a pair of free
throws with 14:40 left. 

Douglas eventually put the Quakers in front by their largest margin at 11:46 to make
it 18-11. 

The Pioneers (7-11, 5-6) were able to come back to tie the affair at 25-25 with 8:12
remaining in the first half. Transylvania followed with a 16-5 run to lead 41-30 as
the Pioneers were able to lead 45-35 by the intermission. 

In the second half, Douglas scored the first basket of the frame before Transylvania
was able to establish a double-digit margin. 

Earlham (3-15, 2-9) returns to action at home on Saturday against the College of
Mount St. Joseph. The HCAC contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness
Center at 3 p.m. 


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