Salem Wins First Post-Season Basketball Game in School History!
February 22- The Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Region Women’s Basketball Tournament kicked off tonight as Finlandia University (MI) played Salem College in the first game. Led by former Carver High School graduate Casey Jones (19 points), the Spirits defeated the Lions of Finlandia University by the score of 72-68.
Alex Ervin (Morganton, NC) scored 14 points, followed by Shakila Springs (13 points, 4 blocks) and Lindsay Cross (11 points). Lindsay Cross (Asheville, NC) led Salem College (15-8) in rebounding with 11.
Finlandia University (9-16) was led by Casey Luke with 27 points while Ally Tincknell grabbed 14 rebounds.
Finlandia University will return to action on Friday at 5 pm as they will play the University of Dallas. Salem College will play on Saturday at 1pm against the University of Dallas.