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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...

January 13, 2010

Winston-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 run midway through the first half to take a 24-17 lead with 9:33 left in the half. The Spirits would go into halftime with a 37-31 lead. Racheal Salmons (Yadkinville, NC) led the Spirits with 13 points at the break. She finished the game with 15 points and 7 rebounds. 

Meredith took a 50-47 lead with 10:57 remaining. Salem would tie the score at 54 with 6:51 left, before the Spirits went on a 12-3 run over the next 4 minutes. Salem would sink several free-throws down the stretch to hold off Meredith.

Michaux finished the game with 5 steals, 2 blocks, and 7 rebounds to go along with her 19 points. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) had a strong night scoring 12 points, including 6-6 from the free-throw line and 4 assists. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) added 8 points and 7 rebounds. 

Megan Rahn led Meredith with 17 points. Salem returns to action on January 18th when they host Maryville College in a GSAC game. 

 

SALEM COLLEGE 76, MER 71

MER (4-6)RAHN, Megan 7-16 0-0 17; CORNELIUS, Brittany 4-10 6-9 14; TURNER, Whitley3-8 4-4 10; STEWART, Kristin 1-5 6-9 8; BELLEFEUIL, Kaela 3-6 0-0 7; HOLMES,Bryana 1-5 2-2 5; ROCHESTER, Kayelyn 1-4 0-0 3; WOESSNER, Mary 1-2 0-0 3;MITCHELL, Molly 1-2 0-0 2; JOHNSON, Hunter 0-2 2-2 2; GASPERINI, Suzanne 0-00-0 0. Totals 22-60 20-26 71.

SALEM COLLEGE (5-5)Michaux, Michala 7-11 3-3 19; Salmons, Rachael 7-16 1-3 15; Rector, Kelsey3-11 6-6 12; Miller, Amber 3-6 0-0 8; Redman, Lauren 3-17 2-2 8; Smith,Sarah 4-12 0-0 8; Denerson, Shamaz 2-4 0-0 4; Wright, Sarah 1-1 0-0 2.Totals 30-78 12-14 76.

MER........................... 31 40 - 71Salem College................. 37 39 - 763-point goals--MER 7-20 (RAHN, Megan 3-7; HOLMES, Bryana 1-2; WOESSNER, Mary1-2; BELLEFEUIL, Kaela 1-2; ROCHESTER, Kayelyn 1-4; MITCHELL, Molly 0-1;CORNELIUS, Brittany 0-2), Salem College 4-17 (Michaux, Michala 2-3; Miller,Amber 2-3; Rector, Kelsey 0-5; Redman, Lauren 0-5; Smith, Sarah 0-1). Fouledout--MER-None, Salem College-None. Rebounds--MER 35 (CORNELIUS, Brittany12), Salem College 38 (Rector, Kelsey 7; Salmons, Rachael 7; Michaux,Michala 7; Smith, Sarah 7). Assists--MER 10 (BELLEFEUIL, Kaela 3; GASPERINI,Suzanne 3), Salem College 14 (Rector, Kelsey 4). Total fouls--MER 14, SalemCollege 17. Technical fouls--MER-None, Salem College-None. A-160 

 

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