February 14, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceNBYQU
FG Percentage.472 (17-36) .326 (14-43)
3P FG Percentage.250 (2-8) .125 (1-8)
FT Percentage.765 (13-17) .500 (3-6)
Offensive Rebounds96
Defensive Rebounds2310
Total Rebounds3216
Bench Points517
PointsMeg Essex - 22
Mendy McNeese - 15
ReboundsMeg Essex - 7
TEAM - 7
Melissa Blatnik - 4
AssistsMeg Essex - 4
Mendy McNeese - 1
Ceara Leavai - 1
StealsMeg Essex - 3
Mendy McNeese - 2
Caitlyn Moore - 2
BlocksMeg Essex - 1
Caitlyn Moore - 2
Wolves travel to Charlotte to face the Royals on Valentine's Day

Wolves travel to Charlotte to face the Royals on Valentine's Day
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry will travel to play the Royals of Queens University of Charlotte on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 6:00 p.m.

 Newberry College vs. Queens University of Charlotte 
WHERE: Levine Center in Charlotte, N.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14
RECORDS: Newberry is 12-11 overall and 7-9 in the SAC. Queens is 4-18 with a 1-15 mark in the SAC.
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  • Head coach Sean Page has two 1,000 career point scorers so far this season; Nicola Handreck (vs. Limestone) and Meg Essex (vs. Queens).
  • Meg Essex needs 41 more blocks this season to tie recent Newberry Hall of Fame inductee, Tiffany Johnson at 225.
  • Essex has eight double-doubles on the season to equal 11 for her career.
  • Head coach Sean Page needs 25 more wins to reach 200 at Newberry.
  • Kelsey McDermott set career highs in points (15), field goals (6), rebounds (7), and steals (4) in Wednesday’s win over Coker.
  • Against 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 ninth in the SAC.
  • Lade Adepoju ranks first in the SAC in points per game with 18.1 and field goal percentage at 55.4.
  • Made their first appearance in the SAC Championship since joining the conference in 2013.


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