NEWBERRY – Newberry women's basketball team are traveling to take on the Lions Mars Hill on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2:00 p.m.
WHO: Newberry College vs. Mars Hill University
WHERE: Stanford Arena, Mars Hill. N.C.
WHEN: 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 27
RECORDS: Newberry is 10-9 overall, 5-7 SAC and Mars Hill is 1-19 overall, 0-12 SAC.
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- Head coach Sean Page has two 1,000 career pointers so far this season; Nicola Handreck (vs. Limestone) and Meg Essex (vs. Queens).
- Meg Essex needs 52 more blocks this season to tie recent Newberry Hall of Fame inductee, Tiffany Johnson at 225.
- Essex has seven double-doubles on the season to equal 10 on her career. » Head coach Sean Page needs 28 more wins to reach 200 at Newberry.
- Vs. NGU, Hannah Lepaio and Meg Essex became the first pair of Wolves to record a double-double in 51 weeks. Lepaio’s first double-double of the season.
- Vs. Mars Hill, Newberry set a season high in points in a period at 31, Georgia Elliott-King set a career high in points with 19, and bench set a new season high with 39 points.
- Shelby Britten had her sixth 20-plus point game of the season vs. Wingate scoring 25.
MARS HILL STORYLINES
- Picked to finish 11th in the South Atlantic 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.
- Have a young roster with 15 total players; nine freshman, two sophomores, three juniors, and one senior.
- Have won one game against Converse and came close against Queens falling 65-62.
For complete coverage, view game notes from the Newberry Athletic Communications staff.