Wolves take on the Lions of Mars Hill

Wolves take on the Lions of Mars Hill
Friday, December 8, 2017 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry women's basketball team will travel to leadoff the double header against Mars Hill on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2:00 p.m. 

 Newberry College vs. Mars Hill University
WHERE: Stanford Arena, Mars Hill, N.C. 
WHEN: 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9
RECORDS: Newberry is 5-4 overall, 1-2 SAC and Mars Hill is 1-8 overall, 0-2 SAC. 
LIVE VIDEO: www.marshill.com
LIVE AUDIO: www.newberrywolves.tv, WKDK-AM 1240 in Newberry county, www.wkdk.com, WKDK app, "WKDK" on TuneIn Radio app


  • Returned 12 players and added five newcomers; three true freshmen and two collegiate transfers.
  • 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 66 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.
  • Head coach Sean Page needs 33 more wins to reach 200 at Newberry.
  • Shelby Britten had a six game scoring streak where she didn’t score less than 15 points.


  • 15 person roster: nine freshmen, two sophomore, three juniors, and one senior.
  • Picked to finish 11th in the SAC.
  • Lions are on a seven game losing streak.
  • Sheena Johnson ranks 10th in the SAC for points per game at 13.3.


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