Women's Basketball Opens ODAC Slate with Loss at Hollins

Women's Basketball Opens ODAC Slate with Loss at Hollins

ROANOKE, Va. -- The Guilford College women's basketball team faltered for the first time this season, giving up a 55-48 decision to Hollins University Wednesday evening.

 

THE BASICS

  • Records: Hollins 4-1 (1-0 ODAC), Guilford 1-1 (0-1 ODAC)

  • Score: Hollins 55, Guilford 48

  • Location: Roanoke, Va.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • The first quarter opened up with Hollins taking the lead 4-0 with two free throws and a layup. Guilford ended the streak at 8:26 on a Carleigh Perry free throw.

  • While the host was able to regain the lead, Anayaih Randolph knotted the score at 12 with 52 seconds remaining on the clock with a three pointer. GC went up 14-12 on a jumper by Abby Kennedy to own a lead heading into the second frame.

  • Hollins entered the second half with a layup, making the score 14-14, taking the lead at 8:39 with a free throw, controlling the board for the remainder of the half, 31-20.

  • Guilford opened the second half with a three-pointer by Lindsay Gauldin at 9:30, assisted by Zy Benjamin.

  • The Quakers were able to narrow the gap in the third quarter from 11 points to six points with a three-point by J'la Hinson, trailing 49-43 heading into the final stanza.

  • Owning the last quarter of the game, Hollins claimed a win 55-48 with help from Unoma Aguolu and Tia Tucker.

 

COMPARING NUMBERS

  • Guilford out-rebounded its opponent 49-43. 

  • The Quakers were 80% from the free throw line, 16-for-20. The hosts were 58.8 percent, shooting 10-for-17.

 

TOP PERFORMING QUAKERS

  • Leading her team in scoring was Lindsay Gauldin who put up 20 points, adding two assists. 

  • Strongest off the boards, Courtney McMillan grabbed 14 rebounds, nine defensive and five offensive. McMillan was tied with J'la Hinson in scoring with four points.

  • Also contributing in the offensive effort,  Abby Kennedy recorded seven points, while going up for eight rebounds.

 

NEXT TIME

Guilford will appear on its home court for the first time in the 2021-22 season as it hosts fellow GC school, Greensboro College for a 2 p.m. meeting on Saturday.