Salem Sweeps the Season Series Against Bennett
February 14- Salem College hosted Bennett College in a non-conference women’s basketball game Wednesday evening. Salem College jumped out to an 18-3 lead and never trailed in the entire contest. The final score was 74-53, completing the sweep of the season series against Bennett College.
Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem, NC) led the Salem College (12-8) with 18 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Lauren Redman (Lenoir, NC) scored 12 points while Lindsay Cross (Asheboro, NC) had a solid game with 9 points and 8 rebounds.
The Bennett College Belles (5-13) were led by Burgandy Godbe with 11 points. Menika Epps and Jessica Harrison each scored 10 points. Tyler Smith led the Belles in rebounding with eleven.
Nahamah Jackson (Camden, NJ) was honored on Senior Night for her four years of basketball at Salem College. Jackson is the record holder of rebounds in a single game with 26 vs Allen University in the 2005-2006 season. Salem College President Dr. Susan E. Pauly presented roses to Jackson at a pre-game ceremony.
Salem College will travel to Raleigh tomorrow evening to play Meredith College at 7 pm.