EARLHAM BASKETBALL FINALS
January 3, 2013Richmond High School
RICHMOND, Ind. — A late rally by the Earlham College women's basketball team came up
short on Wednesday as the Quakers fell 65-58 to the Rose-Hulman Institute of
The Quakers led 4-0 early before the Engineers (5-7, 1-4) scored the next nine
points to lead 9-4 with 13:46 left in the first half of the Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.
JaLissa Watt scored to close the gap to 15-14 with 10:27 to go in the opening
period, but Rose-Hulman was able to widen its margin to 33-18 by intermission.
In the second half, Rose-Hulman built a 45-22 lead at the 15:14 mark before the
Quakers started to come back.
Kasin Spay hit a 3-pointer with 8:23 remaining to cut the deficit to 47-35.
The Quakers continued to rally and they got as close as five points on three
occasions in the final minute of the game.
Bria Sneed led the Quakers with 26 points, four rebounds, three assists and three
Raven Bryant-Williams tossed in seven points and grabbed four rebounds.
Charvonne Long and Kasin Spay each finished with six points.
Earlham (1-11, 0-5) faces Manchester University at home on Saturday. The HCAC
contest gets underway at 1 p.m.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team opened the 2013
portion of its schedule at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday as
the Engineers won 67-59.
Jack O'Flaherty led the Quakers with 16 points, while Tyler Lewers added 15 points
and three assists in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest.
Vadial Jett tossed in eight points and Dustin Rusk added seven points.
Marty Broderick and Kristian Barden led the Quakers with six rebounds each.
The Engineers (11-1, 5-0) grabbed an early 7-0 advantage before the Quakers were
able to tie the contest at 10-10 when Lewers scored at the 13:14 mark.
Earlham took its first lead of the contest when O'Flaherty hit 1-of-2 free throws
with 11:17 to go in the first period.
Both teams were able to hold small leads until the Quakers went on top 32-26 after
Rusk nailed a 3-pointer with 4:02 left.
By intermission, the Quakers held a 34-31 lead over the top team in the conference.
In the second half, the Quakers were able to hang on to their lead when O'Flaherty
hit a trey with 11:46 remaining.
Later in the frame at the 6:25 mark, Rose-Hulman brought the game to its sixth tie
From that point, the Engineers went in front 58-53 with 4:30 to go as they took the
lead for good.
The Quakers (1-11, 0-5) entertain Manchester University on Saturday. The HCAC affair
on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center starts at 3 p.m.