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Rector scores 20 in loss to Wittenberg

November 21, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost in the Peace College Invitational to Wittenberg University 95-66. Wittenberg used a 22-0 second half run to pull away from the Spirits. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) scored 20 points and had 5 rebounds to lead Salem. Salem falls...

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Basketball picks up first win of the season

November 22, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team rolled to their first win of the season against Wesleyan College of Georgia, 75-54. Salem sprinted out to a 31-7 lead in the first 12:46, and never looked back. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) had a double-double with a game- high...

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Basketball comes from behind to defeat Meredith

November 25, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team fought back from a nine point deficit with 6:54 left in the game to defeat Meredith, 66-56. Salem lost at Meredith last week, but showed a lot of determination to go on a 23-4 run to end the game. Sarah...

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Basketball loses to Methodist at Turkey Shootout

November 29, 2008 Fayetteville, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost in the first round of the Turkey Shootout to Methodist, 73-46. Salem will play the College of Notre Dame (MD) tomorrow afternoon in the 3rd-place game. Methodist will play the Apprentice School in the championship game. Sarah Smith (Hays,...

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Basketball beats the College of Notre Dame at the Turkey Shootout

November 30, 2008 Fayetteville, NC- The Salem College basketball team finished in third place for the second straight tournament this weekend. The Spirits beat the College of Notre Dame (Maryland), 63-60, in the Methodist Turkey Shootout consolation game. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) received all-tournament honors, and averaged 14.5 points and...

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Basketball loses at home against Methodist

December 02, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost at home to Methodist University, 64-45. After losing by 27 to Methodist this past weekend, Salem fought hard to keep the game close. Salem trailed by only one point with 12:37 left in the game, 34-33. Methodist was able...

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Basketball has four score double-digit points in loss to Peace

December 03, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost at home tonight to Peace, 67-60. The team had four players score double-digit points in the loss. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had her second double-double of the year with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Ashley Wilcox (Ronda, NC) had...

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Basketball rolls against Bennett College in Decatur

December 06, 2008 Decatur, GA- The Salem College basketball team cruised to an easy victory today against Bennett College, 76-49. The game was part of the Smart Women Sweat Tournament, which is hosted by Agnes Scott. The Spirits had four players in double-digits. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led the way...

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Basketball falls on the road to Spelman

December 7, 2008 Decatur, GA- The Salem College basketball team lost at Spelman, 89-72, in the Smart Women Sweat Tournament. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had her second double-double in a row, with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) also poured in 21 points for the Spirits. Salem...

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Smith named Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College freshman center Sarah Smith (Hays, N.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents womens basketball Player of the Week. Smith produced three double-doubles in four games on the week, averaging 12.2 points and 10 rebounds per contest. She helped her team to a...

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