The Salem College Director of Athletics, Melissa Barrett, has announced that Anita Howard will become the second basketball coach in the NCAA era of the Salem Basketball Program. Howard will replace Jim Jackson, who retired at the end of the 2011-2012 season.
Salem College basketball coach Jim Jackson has resigned his post according to Director of Athletics, Melissa Barrett.
The Salem College basketball team lost in their final game of the season at Covenant College 65-47. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Salem finishes the season with a 3-19 record, and Covenant improves to 6-19.
The Great South Athletic Conference announced its 2011-2012 women's basketball All-Conference awards with Sada Wheeler of Piedmont leading the way as Player of the Year, Madison McDonald of LaGrange as Freshman of the Year and for the second straight season, Darrin Travillian of Maryville earns Coach of the Year.
The Salem College basketball team could not avoid a season sweep on the road in a loss to Spelman 81-47. Zy Henderson (Spartanburg, SC) led the Spirits with 21 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. Salem falls to 3-18 on the year and Spelman improves to 9-15.
The Salem College basketball team won their last home game of the 2011-2012 season in an impressive fashion with a 61-46 victory against Piedmont International. The team celebrated senior Cailyn Sappington (Winston-Salem, NC) before the game. Sappington finished with 4 points for the Spirits. Salem improves to 3-17 with the win.
The Salem College basketball team lost at home today in a Great South game against Maryville 84-35. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points. Salem falls to 0-14 in the GSAC and 2-17 overall, while Maryville improves to 13-1 and 17-6 overall.
The Salem College basketball team played a strong second half in a Great South game, but it was not enough to overcome an early lead by Huntingdon in a 83-61 loss. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 2-16 overall and 0-13 in conference, and Huntingdon improves to 14-8 overall.
The Salem College basketball team only played with 5 players for the 2nd game in two days, but LaGrange never let up on the Spirits in a 105-27 loss. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points. Salem falls to 0-11 in the Great South, and 2-15 overall.