February 19, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Mars Hill214121644
Stats at a GlanceNBYMHU
FG Percentage.370 (17-46) .293 (17-58)
3P FG Percentage.278 (5-18) .320 (8-25)
FT Percentage.929 (13-14) .667 (2-3)
Offensive Rebounds128
Defensive Rebounds3418
Total Rebounds4626
Bench Points170
PointsShelby Britten - 11
Mariah Johnson - 22
ReboundsKelsey McDermott - 6
Georgia Elliott-King - 6
Courtney Lyons - 6
Meg Essex - 6
Jewel Walston - 9
AssistsKelsey McDermott - 4
Shelby Britten - 4
Mariah Johnson - 5
StealsKelsey McDermott - 1
Regan McCarty - 1
Daijah Cousins - 1
Shelby Britten - 1
Valeriya Pokrovskaya - 4
BlocksKelsey McDermott - 1
Wolves look to take game two of regular season series against Lions

Wolves look to take game two of regular season series against Lions
Monday, February 19, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry will travel to play the Lions of Mars Hill today in a conference doubleheader starting at 6:00 p.m.

 Newberry College vs. Mars Hill University  
WHERE: Stanford Arena in Mars Hill, N.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19
RECORDS: Newberry is 13-11 overall and 8-9 in the SAC. Mars Hill is 2-24 with a 1-17 mark in the 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 point scorers so far this season; Nicola Handreck (vs. Limestone) and Meg Essex (vs. Queens).
  • Meg Essex needs 40 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 24 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 up their second win on the season against Queens University of Charlotte 80-79, first conference win of the season.
  • Roster: eight freshmen, two sophomores, three juniors, and one senior.
  • Picked to round out the South Atlantic Conference in the 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.


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