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February 12, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team finished their season on a three-game win streak. Their last victory against Randolph College (70-66) was their most impressive win. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the team with 22 points, 4 steals, and 3 rebounds. Salem finishes the season...

February 12, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team finished their season on a three-game win streak. Their last victory against Randolph College (70-66) was their most impressive win. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the team with 22 points, 4 steals, and 3 rebounds. Salem finishes the season 8-17, while Randolph drops to 4-17.

Randolph led by as many as 12 points in the first half. Salem went on a 6-0 run to end the half down 31-25. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led Salem at half with 11 points.

The Spirits shot improved in the second half from the field (42.9%), and from behind the three-point line (35.7%). Randolph led by 8 points (53-45) with 10:57 remaining. Salem would outscore Randolph 25-13 to finish the game. Courtney Sauer (Carthage, NC) sealed the win with 8 seconds remaining, when she drained two free-throws.

Smith finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 1 block. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had a strong night with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Katie Rechnitzer had a game-high 23 points for Randolph.

SALEM 70, RANDOLPH 66
RANDOLPH (4-17)
Katie Rechnitzer 9-14 0-0 23; Lindsay Cross 7-10 0-0 15; Kristen Blalock
5-10 3-4 13; Michelle Brockman 1-11 5-6 7; Lauren French 1-3 0-0 3; Jamie
Steigerwald 1-2 1-2 3; Megan Carney 1-9 0-0 2; Marilea Showalter 0-1 0-0 0;
Sam Schaffstall 0-5 0-0 0; Rebecca-Ann Folden 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-65 9-12
66.
SALEM (8-17)
Rector, Kelsey 6-15 7-12 22; Sarah Smith 6-11 5-5 18; Hall, Joanne 4-11 4-4
12; Michaux, Michala 3-6 0-0 7; Sauer, Courtney 2-10 2-2 7; Watts, Jessi
2-12 0-0 4; Lineberry, Hailie 0-2 0-0 0; Harris, Destiny 0-2 0-0 0. Totals
23-69 18-23 70.
Randolph......................   31   35  -   66
Salem.........................   25   45  -   70
3-point goals--Randolph 7-16 (Katie Rechnitzer 5-8; Lauren French 1-2;
Lindsay Cross 1-1; Megan Carney 0-4; Sam Schaffstall 0-1), Salem 6-23
(Rector, Kelsey 3-5; Michaux, Michala 1-1; Sarah Smith 1-3; Sauer, Courtney
1-4; Harris, Destiny 0-2; Watts, Jessi 0-6; Hall, Joanne 0-2). Fouled
out--Randolph-None, Salem-None. Rebounds--Randolph 42 (Michelle Brockman
11), Salem 40 (Sarah Smith 11). Assists--Randolph 6 (Katie Rechnitzer 2),
Salem 9 (Michaux, Michala 3). Total fouls--Randolph 19, Salem 11. Technical
fouls--Randolph-None, Salem-None.

 

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