Quakers' Women Win Fifth Straight, 73-60 Over Meredith

Victoria Young '22 (John Bell photo, Touch A Life Photography)
Victoria Young '22 (John Bell photo, Touch A Life Photography)

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Freshman Victoria Young tallied a team- and career-best 16 points as Guilford College defeated visiting Meredith College, 73-60, in nonleague basketball Friday night. Young was 7-of-9 shooting and made two three-point baskets for the home team.

The win was the Quakers' fifth straight as they improved to 7-3 after the victory. The Avenging Angels dropped to 0-9.

Guilford led from start to finish and held a 39-24 lead at halftime. 

Three others scored in double figures for the Quakers. Lindsay Gauldin recorded 14 points, 12 rebounds and had five steals. Calyn Davis had 14 points and made three from beyond the arc. Miracle Walters added 12 points for Guilford. Three freshmen, Young, Gauldin, and Davis, combined to score 44 of the Quakers' 73 points.

The Quakers shot 52 percent (26-50) from the floor and made 9 of 19 three-pointers. The effort marked the third straight game Guilford has shot 50-percent or better. Meredith made 24-of-60 (40%) shots.

Meredith, which played seven players in the contest, outscored Guilford, 20-17, in the fourth period. Madison Gladwell (8-of-14 shooting) led all players with 21 points. Kimberly Schuh and Caroline Coleman contributed 14 and 11 points, respectively, for the Avenging Angels.

The Quakers led in rebounding, 34-28. Meredith committed 15 turnovers and forced 18 Quakers' miscues. 

Guilford travels to Atlanta for a game at Oglethorpe University Sunday (12/16). Tip-off is 2 p.m.