November 13, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceLMCNBY
FG Percentage.328 (20-61) .413 (26-63)
3P FG Percentage.333 (7-21) .241 (7-29)
FT Percentage.714 (15-21) .760 (19-25)
Offensive Rebounds1114
Defensive Rebounds2534
Total Rebounds3648
Bench Points167
PointsBrea Forbes - 13
Meg Essex - 29
ReboundsBrea Forbes - 7
Nicola Handreck - 8
Shelby Britten - 8
AssistsMarkia Stacey - 6
Shelby Britten - 6
StealsKarli Mason - 2
Christa Tumminello - 2
Shelby Britten - 4
BlocksKarli Mason - 1
Brea Forbes - 1
Regan McCarty - 2
Newberry will host Lees-McRae in home opener

Newberry will host Lees-McRae in home opener
Monday, November 13, 2017 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry women's basketball team will face Lees-McRae Monday, Nov. 13 in a home opener at 6:00 p.m.. This is the first meeting between these two programs, even though the Bobcats have faced every other South Atlantic Conference team.

 Newberry College vs. Lees-McRae College
WHERE: Eleazer Arena, Newberry, S.C.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13
RECORDS: Newberry is 1-1 on the young season. Lees-McRae opens its season tonight.


NEWBERRY STORYLINES                                                                

  • Meg Essex notched a double-double against Limestone, and drained 19 points against Belmont Abbey
  • Shelby Britten tied her career high in assists at nine against Belmont Abbey, adding 19 points.
  • Nicola Handreck scored 1,000 career points on Friday, Nov. 10 against Limestone in the first game of the Conference Carolinas-SAC Showdown. She has also put in work behind the arc in the first two games of the season while scoring in double digits.


  • First year under head coach Keith Jennings after four seasons under head coach Michele Williams.
  • 17-woman roster with two seniors; Caitlin Brown and Olivia Unger.
  • Tabbed to finish tenth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll with juniors Markia Stacey, Brea Forbes and Alexis Ammons listed as players to watch.


For complete coverage, view game notes from the Newberry Athletic Communications staff.