EARLHAM BASKETBALL ROUND-UP
January 31, 2013Richmond High School
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team fell 82-45 to
nationally-ranked Transylvania University on Wednesday night.
Dustin Rusk and Blake Welch led the Quakers with 10 points each in the Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and
Marty Broderick, Jack O'Flaherty and Joe Adams finished with six points apiece.
Broderick led the Quakers with seven rebounds.
Earlham was able to stay close to the Pioneers (16-4, 11-2), who are NO. 22 in the
latest d3hoops.com national poll.
Welch scored at the 15:23 mark of the first half as the Quakers trailed 10-8. From
that point, Transylvania went on a 17-5 run to build a 27-13 advantage with 7:04 to
go in the opening period.
Transylvania led 42-21 at halftime.
The Quakers (2-18, 1-12) are at home again on Saturday against Hanover College. The
HCAC game begins at 3 p.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Earlham College women's basketball team had a pair of players
in double figures on Wednesday night as the Quakers fell 73-57 at Transylvania
JaLissa Watt led the Quakers with 18 points and five steals in the Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference affair.
Kiara Scott finished with 11 points.
Raven Bryant-Williams topped the Quakers with six rebounds, while Emily Sells added
The contest was tied early after Watt scored to make it 10-10 with 12:55 remaining
in the opening stanza.
The Pioneers (16-4, 12-1) went on a 9-0 run to go on top 19-10 at the 10:34 mark.
By intermission, Transylvania had a 38-25 advantage.
In the second half, Watt scored with 5:19 left to play to cut the Earlham deficit to
60-50, but that was as close as the Quakers could get.
Earlham (3-17, 2-11) is back in action on Saturday at home against Hanover College.
The HCAC contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center gets
underway at 1 p.m.