November 21, 20171st2nd3rd4thFinal
Lenoir-Rhyne87201954
Newberry812212061
Stats at a GlanceLRNBY
FG Percentage.323 (20-62) .500 (24-48)
3P FG Percentage.269 (7-26) .250 (4-16)
FT Percentage.875 (7-8) .529 (9-17)
Offensive Rebounds134
Defensive Rebounds2129
Total Rebounds3433
Turnovers1519
Steals95
Bench Points129
LeadersLRNBY
PointsToineeta - 20
Shelby Britten - 25
ReboundsSuddreth - 8
Toineeta - 8
Meg Essex - 9
AssistsToineeta - 2
Shelby Britten - 3
Kelsey McDermott - 3
StealsSuddreth - 2
Toineeta - 2
Joyner - 2
Shelby Britten - 2
BlocksSuddreth - 1
Meg Essex - 1
Courtney Lyons - 1
Newberry hosts Lenoir-Rhyne in South Atlantic Conference opener


Newberry hosts Lenoir-Rhyne in South Atlantic Conference opener
Monday, November 20, 2017 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry women's basketball team will take on the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears in a conference opener for both teams on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 6:00 p.m.


WHO: 
 Newberry College vs. Lenoir-Rhyne University
WHERE: Eleazer Arena, Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21
RECORDS: Newberry is 3-2 and Lenoir-Rhyne is 2-2.
LIVE VIDEO: www.newberrywolves.tv
LIVE STATS: www.newberrystats.com 


NEWBERRY STORYLINES 
                                                               

  • Returned 12 players and added five newcomers; three true freshmen and two collegiate tranfers.
  • Newberry was picked to finish fifth in the SAC Preseason Poll.
  • Nicola Handreck reached 1,000 career points on Friday, Nov. 10th against Limestone in the Conference Carolinas-SAC Showdown.
  • Meg Essex needs 68 more blocks this season to tie recent Newberry Hall of Fame inductee, Tiffany Johnson at 225.
  • Essex has two double-doubles on the season to equal five on her career.
  • If Handreck drains 22 more 3-pointers she will tie Helen McKinney at 207.
  • Head Coach Sean Page needs 35 more wins to reach 200 at Newberry.
  • Shelby Britten hasn’t scored less than 15 points in any game so far.

LENOIR-RHYNE STORYLINES

  • Sixth seed in 2017 SAC Quarterfinals Championship, fell to No. 3 seed Wingate
  • Named new head coach and two assistants in offseason.
  • Picked to finish seventh in preseason poll, with Madi Suddreth a junior forward earning preseason second team honors.
  • Added six newcomers for 2017-2018 campagin


MORE INFORMATION

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