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2009-2010

Featured Athlete of the Week-Michala Michaux

Full Name: Michala Yvonne MichauxHometown: Morganton, NCSports: Basketball, Soccer, TennisHigh School: Freedom HighBasketball Position: GuardHeight: 5'0Family:Melodie (mother), Melekea (sister)Hobbies: Watching Bridezilla, sleeping, playing cards, workingThis season in basketball: Michala scored 19 points to lead the Spirits to a home victory against Meredith College this week. She is third on the...

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Basketball pulls overall season record even against Meredith

January 13, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team defeated Meredith College 76-71 in their first home game of 2010. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) scored a season high 19 points to lead the Spirits. Salem improves to 5-5 overall with the win, and Meredith drops to 4-6.Salem went on a 13-4...

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Basketball gets a non-conference win on the road

January 10, 2010 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team got back in the win column by defeating Piedmont Baptist College on the road, 81-61. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led the Spirits with 23 points and 9 rebounds. Michala Michaux came two assists and two points away from a triple-double with...

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Basketball falls short on the road at Piedmont

January 04, 2010 Demorest, GA-The Salem College basketball team lost 84-64 on the road at Piedmont College in a Great South game. The Spirits played their second game in as many days on the road. They had five players score in double figures led by 13 points from Kelsey Rector...

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Featured Athlete of the Week-Sarah Smith

Full Name: Sarah SmithSport: BasketballHometown: Hays, NCYear: SophomoreHigh School: North WilkesHeight: 6'0Family: Debbie (mother), Bobby (father), Jacob (brother)Hobbies: basketball and studyingThis season in basketball: Sarah leads the basketball team in conference-only points per game (11.0), and she is third in overall per game (9.0). She is averaging 8.3 rebounds per...

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Basketball drops GSAC game at Maryville

January 03, 2010 Maryville, TN-The Salem College basketball team lost their first game of 2010 at Maryville College, 105-47. Sarah Wright (Siler City, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points and 2 rebounds. Salem drops to 3-4 overall with the loss, and Maryville improves to 8-4. Salem is now 2-2...

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Basketball loses first conference game of ths season against Piedmont

December 05, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team dropped their first Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) game of the season to Piedmont College. Piedmont held on for the 81-68 win despite 17 points and 5 rebounds by Racheal Salmons (Yadkinville, NC). Salem falls to 2-1 in the conference and...

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Basketball improves to 2-0 in GSAC

December 04, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) with a 75-63 victory against visiting Spelman College. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had her third double-double of the season with 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Spirits. Salem improves...

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Basketball drops home game against Methodist

November 24, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team lost at home 69-43 against Methodist University. Methodist used a 21-3 run to end the first half and break the game open. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led Salem with 13 points. The Spirits fall to 2-2 on the season with...

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Basketball suffers first loss of the season in Peace Invitational Championship game

November 21, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team suffered their first loss of the season against Salisbury University, 61-42. The Spirits met Salisbury in the Peace College Invitational Championship game after Salem defeated Bennett College last night. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the team with 16 points and 8...

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Basketball defeats Bennett College to improve to 2-0

November 20, 2009 Raleigh, NC-The Salem College basketball team improved to 2-0 with a 64-44 victory over Bennett College in the Peace Invitational. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Spirits. Salem improves to 2-0 with the...

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Basketball starts off season with a win

November 15, 2009- Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team started off their 2009-2010 season with their first ever Great South victory. The Spirits defeated Agnes Scott 80-70 at home. Salem had four different players score in double-digits, and built a lead as large as 22 in the game. Sarah Smith...

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Basketball set to start season with first ever GSAC game

November 11, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team is set to kickoff their 2009-2010 season with their first ever Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) game this Sunday, November 15th at 2:00. The Spirits will host Agnes Scott College in their first of sixteen GSAC games. Salem returns three of...

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2009-2010 Basketball Schedule

Sun Nov 15 Agnes Scott College* W 80-70 Fri Nov 20 @ Peace vs. Bennett W 64-44 Sat Nov 21 @ Peace vs. Salisbury L 61-42 Tue Nov 24 Methodist University L 43-69 Fri Dec 4 Spelman College* W 75-63 Sat Dec 5 Piedmont College GA* L 68-81 Sun Jan...

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2009-2010 Basketball Roster

No. Player Class Height School Hometown 1 Amber Miller FY 5'6 River Mill Academy Mebane, NC 5 Michala Michaux SR 5'5 Freedom HS Morganton, NC 14 Kelsey Rector SO 5'6 Elkin HS State Road, NC 20 Jessi Watts SO 5'5 Carroll County HS Hillsville, VA 21 Jamica Rice SO 5'3...

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Bluffton's Thompson commits to play basketball for Salem

May 25, 2010 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem Collegebasketball program is excited to announceAmanda Thompson committed to attend Salem next fall. Thompson was a standout basketball player at Bluffton High School in Bluffton, SC. Thompson was a two-time most valuable player and two-time 1st team all-region selection for the Bobcats. She was...

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Coaching minor will be offered at Salem

Winston-Salem, NC- A new minor program in coaching will be part of the educational curriculum at Salem College beginning in the fall of 2010, according to an announcement made by Ann McElaney-Johnson, dean of the college and vice president for academic and student affairs.Courses in the minor will include sport...

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Basketball ends season in GSAC Quarterfinals

February 24, 2010Demorest, GA- The Salem College basketball team ended their season losing 84-58 at Piedmont in the Great South Conference Tournament Quarterfinals. Lauren Redman (Lenoir, NC) finished the game and her career with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Salem ends the season with a 9-14 overall record. Piedmont improves...

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Basketball will travel to Piedmont for GSAC quarterfinals

February 22, 2010LaGrange, GA-The 2010 Great South Athletic Conference Championship Tournament begins Tuesday with two women's first round games. The tournament continues Friday and Saturday with the semifinals and championship games at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.The women's first round games will be played at the higher seed. Third-seeded...

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Basketball loses last regular season game at Peace

February 21, 2010 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their last regular season game of the season at Peace, 69-59. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) finished her regular season career at Salem with a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds. Salem drops to 9-13 overall, and Peace finished...

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Basketball falls in last GSAC regular season game of the year

February 15, 2010 Montgomery, AL-The Salem College basketball team lost on the road at Huntingdon College, 76-66. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) and Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) each scored 17 points for the Spirits. Salem falls to 9-12 overall and Huntingdon improves to 5-18 overall. Salem finished their Great South...

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Basketball struggles on road at LaGrange

February 14, 2010 LaGrange, GA-The Salem College basketball team fell to LaGrange, 109-57, in a Great South Conference game. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 11 points and 8 rebounds. Salem drops to 9-11 overall, and 5-8 in the GSAC. LaGrange improves to 17-7 overall, and 11-2 in...

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Rector selected as Great South Basketball Player of the Week

The Great South Athletic Conference has announced the women's basketball Player of the Week.Salem Collegejunior pointguard Kelsey Rector is the Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 7.Rector averaged 16 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists as the Spirits went 1-1 last week. She had 17 points and...

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Featured Athlete of the Week-Lauren Redman

Full Name: Lauren RedmanHometown: Lenoir, NCYear: SeniorSport: BasketballPosition: ForwardHeight:5'9High School: West CaldwellThis season for the basketball team: Lauren is third on the team averaging 8.4 points per game. She is averaging 7.9 points per game in Great South action. Lauren is averaging 4.2 rebounds per game, 1.0 assists per game,...

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Basketball drops conference game against LaGrange

February 07, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team dropped a home game against LaGrange College, 87-82. The Spirits kept the game close, but foul shooting sealed the win for LaGrange. Salem celebrated the last home regular season game for Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) and Lauren Redman (Lenoir, NC). Michaux finished...

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Basketball beats N.C. Wesleyan at home by 16

February 4, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team took control in the second half to defeat North Carolina Wesleyan College, 84-68. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the Spirits with 16 points and 9 rebounds in the non-conference game. Salem improves to 9-9 with the win, and Wesleyan falls to 0-17.The...

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Basketball falls on the road at Agnes Scott

January 31, 2010 Decatur, GA-The Salem College basketball team lost a conference game at Agnes Scott, 65-45. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led Salem with 14 points and 6 rebounds. Salem drops to 8-9 overall, and 5-6 in the conference with the loss. Agnes Scott improves to 6-14 overall, and 4-5...

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Basketball picks up biggest win of season at Wesleyan

January 29, 2010 Macon, GA-The Salem College basketball team beat Georgia Wesleyan, 93-57, for their largest victory of the season. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) was one assist away from a triple-double. She had 12 points, 10 rebounds,...

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Basketball falls to Spelman on the road

January 28, 2010Decatur, GA- The Salem College basketball team lost on the road, 65-64, against conference foe Spelman College. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) continued her hot-streak with 17 points and 2 steals. Salem falls to 7-8 overall and 4-5 in the Great South. Spelman improves to 4-11 overall and...

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Basketball gets twenty-seven from Rector in win

January 25, 2010Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team used a ferocious rally at the start of the second half to defeat Huntingdon College, 70-61, in a Great South game. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) scored a team season-high 27 points in the win, including 14-20 from the free-throw line....

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Featured Athlete of the Week-Kelsey Rector

Full Name: Kelsey RectorSport: BasketballPosition: GuardHometown: State Road, NCHigh School: Elkin HighFamily: Denise (mother), Lane (father), and Ashlen (sister)Hobbies: reading, running, drawingYear: Junior2009-2010 season stats: Kelsey leads the team with 12.2 points per game. She is second on the team in steals per game (1.1). Kelsey is shooting an impressive...

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Basketball wins conference game against Georgia Wesleyan

January 22, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team used a strong second half to defeat Georgia Wesleyan, 68-52, in a Great South game. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Salem improves to 6-7 overall and 3-4 in conference, and Georgia Wesleyan drops to...

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Basketball loses heartbreaker in overtime against Peace

January 20, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team fell in overtime to Peace College 71-69. The game went back and forth throughout the night, before LeAnne Horne hit the game winning shot for Peace with four seconds left. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led Salem with 18 points. Salem falls...

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Basketball suffers loss at home against Maryville

January 18, 2010 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team lost a Great South conference game against Maryville College, 84-54, tonight. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the Spirits with 19 points. Salem drops to 5-6 on the season and 2-4 in conference with the loss. Maryville improves to 11-4, and...

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