January 03, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceNBYCOKER
FG Percentage.353 (18-51) .431 (22-51)
3P FG Percentage.250 (4-16) .429 (3-7)
FT Percentage.643 (9-14) .813 (13-16)
Offensive Rebounds117
Defensive Rebounds2223
Total Rebounds3330
Bench Points1860
PointsCourtney Lyons - 16
Erin Houser - 16
ReboundsMeg Essex - 11
Erin Houser - 7
AssistsHannah Lepaio - 3
Hannah Stull - 3
StealsShelby Britten - 3
Caitland Considine - 4
BlocksMeg Essex - 3
Janea Williams - 1
Wolves set to face the Cobras of Coker

Wolves set to face the Cobras of Coker
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry women's basketball team will travel to leadoff the double header against Coker on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 6:00 p.m. 

 Newberry College vs. Coker College
WHERE: Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center, Hartsville, S.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3
RECORDS: Newberry is 7-5 overall, 2-3 SAC and Coker is 5-6 overall, 2-3 SAC. 
LIVE VIDEO: www.cokercobras.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 60 more blocks this season to tie recent Newberry Hall of Fame inductee, Tiffany Johnson at 225.
  • Essex has four double-doubles on the season to equal seven on her career.
  • Head coach Sean Page needs 31 more wins to reach 200 at Newberry.
  • Against North Greenville Hannah Lepaio and Meg Essex became the first pair of Wolves to record a double-double in 51 weeks. This is Lepaio’s first double-double of the season.


  • 17 player roster with 11 returners and six newcomers. Of the 11 returners they bring back four starters including key returner Iresha Cooper.
  • Brought in three transfers; Janea Williams (F/C) from UNC-W, Erin Houser (F) from North Carolina Central, and Hayley Kropp (G) from Guilford Technical Community College.
  • Picked to finish 10th in the 2017-18 SAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.


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