January 31, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceNBYLR
FG Percentage.432 (19-44) .273 (15-55)
3P FG Percentage.357 (5-14) .125 (2-16)
FT Percentage.600 (6-10) .688 (11-16)
Offensive Rebounds924
Defensive Rebounds1818
Total Rebounds2742
Bench Points816
PointsMeg Essex - 19
Suddreth - 13
ReboundsMeg Essex - 10
Bearden - 10
AssistsKelsey McDermott - 5
Joyner - 3
StealsSamara Hill - 1
Courtney Lyons - 1
Bearden - 2
Joyner - 2
BlocksMeg Essex - 3
Suddreth - 1
Rodriguez - 1
The Wolves will travel on Wednesday to face the Bears

The Wolves will travel on Wednesday to face the Bears
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry women's basketball team will travel to take on the Bears of Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6:00 p.m. 

 Newberry College vs. Lenoir-Rhyne University
WHERE: Shuford Memorial Gymnasium, Hickory, N.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31
RECORDS: Newberry is 10-9 overall, 5-7 SAC and Lenoir-Rhyne is 12-9 overall, 6-7 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


  • 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.


  • Picked to finish seventh in the SAC and nabbed a player on the preseason All-Conference second team; Madi Suddreth.
  • On a four game winning streak with victories over Queens, Anderson, Coker, and LMU.
  • Took the season series against Coker with wins of 79-68 and 72-54.
  • Other notable wins: Mount Olive 90-79, WSSU 73-69, Shaw 82-74, Livingstone 96-79, and UNC Pembroke 67-51.


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