January 08, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Mars Hill1511171558
Stats at a GlanceMHUNBY
FG Percentage.368 (21-57) .453 (29-64)
3P FG Percentage.412 (7-17) .423 (11-26)
FT Percentage.450 (9-20) .700 (14-20)
Offensive Rebounds917
Defensive Rebounds2031
Total Rebounds2948
Bench Points1839
PointsMariah Johnson - 12
Georgia Elliott-King - 19
ReboundsShayla Smith - 10
Shelby Britten - 9
AssistsMariah Johnson - 3
Shelby Britten - 5
Courtney Lyons - 5
StealsCierra Hampton - 2
Brooke Vilcinskas - 2
Daijah Cousins - 2
Hannah Lepaio - 2
BlocksShayla Smith - 1
Meg Essex - 1
Regan McCarty - 1
Hannah Lepaio - 1
Wolves host make up Mars Hill game

Wolves host make up Mars Hill game
Sunday, January 7, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry women's basketball team will host the Lions of Mars Hill to kickoff the conference double-header on Monday, Jan. 8 at 4:00 p.m. 

 Newberry College vs. Mars Hill University
WHERE: Eleazer Arena, Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8
RECORDS: Newberry is 7-6 overall, 2-4 SAC and Mars Hill is 1-14 overall, 0-7 SAC. 
LIVE VIDEO:  www.newberrywolves.tv
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 57 more blocks this season to tie recent Newberry Hall of Fame inductee, Tiffany Johnson at 225.
  • Essex has five double-doubles on the season to equal eight 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


  • Picked to round out the South Atlantic Conference 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.
  • Have a relatively ‘young’ 15 person roster. Nine freshmen. Two sophomores. Three juniors. One senior.
  • Have one win on the season against Converse on Nov. 11 with a final score of 66-60.


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