Lindsay Gauldin Scores 23 as Quakers' Women's Basketball Team Wins at Roanoke, 61-53

Lindsay Gauldin '22 (Photo by Laszlo Van Straelen '20)
Lindsay Gauldin '22 (Photo by Laszlo Van Straelen '20)

SALEM, Va. -- Freshman Lindsay Gauldin scored a career-best 23 points as Guilford College won an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball game at Roanoke College, 61-53, on Wednesday night.

Gauldin made 5-of-8 field goals and converted 13-of-17 free throws in the contest. The 13 made free throws were the sixth-best in Guilford history and the 17 attempted free throws are the third most in Quaker lore. Gauldin's scoring total is the most by a Quakers' rookie since Ann Seufer '10 hit for 28 points in 2006. In her stellar night, she added 13 rebounds, five assists, and eight steals. 
 
Following the game, Guilford improved to 3-3 and 2-1 in league action. The Maroons fell to 4-3 and 0-3 in the ODAC.
 
The Quakers raced to a 10-0 lead to start the game and never trailed. The Quakers led 25-17 at halftime. Guilford held 38-35 edge heading to the final 10 minutes and outscored Roanoke by five points in the fourth quarter for the final margin.
 
Miracle Walters added 15 points on 6-of-13 field-goal shooting for the Quakers. 
 
Guilford led in rebounds, 47-31, and assists, 11-8. The Quakers shot 39 percent (18-47) and held the Maroons to 33-percent shooting (22-65). At the free-throw line, the visitors converted 24-of-35 shots. 
 
The Maroons had three players score in double digits in the contest. Molly Hassell and Whitney Hopson both netted 13 points for the home club. Kristina Harrel added 10 points. 
 
Coach Stephanie Flamini's Quakers host Eastern Mennonite University Saturday (12/1). The ODAC contest begins at 2 p.m.