|January 08, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||MHU||NBY|
|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)|
- 12||Georgia Elliott-King
- 10||Shelby Britten
- 3||Shelby Britten
Courtney Lyons - 5
Brooke Vilcinskas - 2
Hannah Lepaio - 2
- 1||Meg Essex
Regan McCarty - 1
Hannah Lepaio - 1
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.
WHO: 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.
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- 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
MARS HILL STORYLINES
- 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.