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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...

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 the loss, and Methodist improves to 1-3.

Salem would start out hot from the field to open up the game. They would lead 15-11 with 11:32 left in the first half before Methodist went on a run. Methodist would go into the break with a 32-18 lead. Rector led the Spirits with 8 points at halftime.

The Spirits were able to cut the lead to 9 with 17:42 remaining, but that was the closest they would get. Methodist went on a 15-4 run over the next 10 minutes to put the game away.

Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) had a strong night with 7 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 steals. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had 6 points and 8 rebounds for the Spirits. 

Salem will return to action after the Thanksgiving break when they host conference rival Spelman on December 4th at 7:00 pm.

Methodist 69, SALEM COLLEGE 43

MU (1-3) WILSON, Adriana 6-15 0-1 12; GODETTE, Kahla 3-6 4-4 12; MYERS, Michaela 5-11 0-0 12; SCHRADER, Christina 3-8 2-2 8; GILLIARD, Dezzire 2-2 0-0 4; THOMPSON, Kayla 2-3 0-0 4; ROBINSON, Brianna 2-2 0-0 4; TYSON, Jordan 1-4 1-2 3; HUNEYCUTT, Emily 1-2 0-0 3; LYLES, Jackie 1-5 0-0 2; DIGGS, Ashlyn 1-1 0-0 2; SANDERSON, Dawn 1-4 0-0 2; JONES, Cynthia 0-0 1-2 1; TAYLOR, TT 0-1 0-0 0; BOWMAN, Katelyn 0-0 0-0 0; HAYES, Iesha 0-2 0-1 0; CRAWFORD,Dionna 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 28-68 8-12 69.

SALEM COLLEGE (2-2) Rector, Kelsey 3-14 5-6 13; Michaux, Michala 2-8 3-4 7;Denerson, Shamaz 3-40-2 6; Salmons, Rachael 3-3 0-0 6; Commodore, Bridget 1-3 2-6 4; Smith,Sarah 1-4 1-2 3; Miller, Amber 1-5 0-0 2; Redman, Lauren 1-9 0-0 2; Slinger, Jill 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 15-51 11-20 43.

MU........................... 32 37 - 69

Salem College................. 18 25 - 43

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