January 10, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceQUNBY
FG Percentage.380 (19-50) .414 (24-58)
3P FG Percentage.429 (3-7) .417 (5-12)
FT Percentage.529 (9-17) .800 (8-10)
Offensive Rebounds1115
Defensive Rebounds2023
Total Rebounds3138
Bench Points714
PointsLade Adepoju - 18
Meg Essex - 20
ReboundsLade Adepoju - 10
Meg Essex - 11
AssistsCeara Leavai - 2
Lade Adepoju - 2
Samara Hill - 5
Shelby Britten - 5
StealsMelissa Blatnik - 3
Regan McCarty - 3
BlocksVictoria Robinson - 2
Meg Essex - 2
Newberry set to face the Royals of Queens University of Charlotte

Newberry set to face the Royals of Queens University of Charlotte
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry women's basketball team will host Queens University of Charlotte on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 6:00 p.m. 

 Newberry College vs. Queens University of Charlotte
WHERE: Eleazer Arena, Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10
RECORDS: Newberry is 8-6 overall, 3-4 SAC and Queens is 4-9 overall, 1-6 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


  • Nicola Handreck reached 1,000 career points on Friday, Nov. 10th against Limestone in the Conference Carolinas-SAC Showdown.
  • Meg Essex needs 56 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 30 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.
  • In Monday's game vs. Mars Hill, Georgia Elliott-King set a career high in points with 19 points.
  • Newberry's bench exploded for 39 points against Mars Hill, a new season high.
  • The Wolves scored 31 points in a period vs. Mars Hill, a new season high.
  • Essex is 14 points away from reaching 1,000 career points, she averages 16.1 points per game.


  • Made first appearance in SAC Championship since joining conference in 2013.
  • Picked to finish ninth in the 2017-18 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.
  • Relatively young squad; five freshmen, a pair of sophomores & junoirs, and four seniors.
  • Jr. forward, Lade Adepoju had a career high at Mars Hill with 27 points and 16 rebounds for her third double-double of the season.


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