The Salem College basketball team lost to William Peace on the road tonight in a physical game, 64-54. The Spirits were led by Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY), who had her 2nd straight double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. The Spirits fall to 8-6 overall, and Peace improves to 4-8.
The Salem College basketball team used a 24-2 run early in the 2nd half to explode by Covenant, 66-45. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) led the Spirits with 21 points and 3 blocks in the Great South game. Salem improves to 8-5 overall and 2-0 in the conference, while Covenant falls to 6-5 and 1-1 in the GSAC.
After losing by double-digits in December at Methodist, the Salem College basketball team barely lost tonight at home to the Monarchs, 66-63. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) had her best night of the year with a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds. The Spirits fall to 7-5, while Methodist improves to 8-3.
Taylor averaged 19.5 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 3 steals per game and 1.5 blocks per game as Salem split contests with D-II Wingate (L, 77-65) and conference foe Huntingdon (W, 70-49) over the break. Taylor drilled 15-of-28 shots from the field in the process for a stellar 54% success rate. This is the third time on the young season that Taylor has earned the GSAC Player of the Week distinction
The Spirits went 1-1 last week, and they picked up an important win in their first Great South game as they defeated Huntingdon, 70-49. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against the Hawks. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL) added 16 points and 4 steals. The Spirits fought hard in a loss to NCAA DII member Wingate University, 77-65. Taylor had 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. The Spirits are currently 7-4 and 1-0 in the Great South.
The Salem College basketball team cruised to a 70-49 win against Huntingdon in their first Great South game of the season. Jasmine Shabazz (Buffalo, NY) recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Salem improves to 7-4 overall and 1-0 in the conference, while the Hawks drop to 5-8 and 0-1.
The Salem College basketball team hung tough with NCAA Division II Wingate University in their first game of 2013. The Spirits lost 77-65 in the non-conference game. Satavia Taylor (Chicago, IL), led Salem with 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. Salem falls to 6-4 on the season, while Wingate improves to 6-5.
“Emily is an integral part of this team this year as we strive to reach higher heights. With her previous DIII playing and coaching experience she has an intimate insight to what it means to be a student athlete on this level. And as a resident hall director she is readily accessible to our athletes and keeps me abreast of all the interesting things that Salem has in store for our students. This puzzle for success wouldn't be complete without her aboard!”
The Salem College basketball team won their 2nd straight game as they pulled out a close contest in a 66-62 win against Averett. Bria Patterson (Winterhaven, FL) hit 2 clutch free-throws with 6 seconds left to preserve the win. Salem improves to 6-3 overall and Averett falls to 1-5.
The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports week four Player of the Week on Wednesday morning and women’s basketball player Satavia Taylor of Salem College was selected as the winner through exclusive voting by the league sports information directors.