RECORDS & AWARDS
EARLHAM BASKETBALL FINALS
January 3, 2013Richmond High School
Women's Basketball 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 Technology. 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 steals. 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. Men's Basketball 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 at 53-53. 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.