February 21, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceCATNBY
FG Percentage.208 (11-53) .418 (23-55)
3P FG Percentage.214 (3-14) .130 (3-23)
FT Percentage.609 (14-23) .625 (10-16)
Offensive Rebounds139
Defensive Rebounds2334
Total Rebounds3643
Bench Points1019
PointsTaisha DeShazo - 8
Meg Essex - 15
Courtney Lyons - 15
ReboundsMadison Hallman - 7
Meg Essex - 8
AssistsShemya Stanbeck - 1
Shelby Britten - 4
StealsTaisha DeShazo - 2
Elizabeth Webb - 2
Kelsey McDermott - 1
Shelby Britten - 1
BlocksMorgan Franklin - 1
Meg Essex - 8
Wolves looking to improve to a three-game winning streak against Indians

Wolves looking to improve to a three-game winning streak against Indians
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry will host Catawba in a conference doubleheader starting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 212

 Newberry College vs. Catawba College   
WHERE: Eleazer Arena in Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21
RECORDS: Newberry is 14-11 overall and 9-9 in the SAC. Catawba is 13-12 with a 11-7 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 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 23 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 a tier below Newberry at sixth in the SAC.
  • Defeated Wingate Dec. 19 at home with a final score of 60-47.
  • Has two 2017-18 AstroTurf SAC Women’s Basketball Players of the Week in Serena Brown and Terri Rogers.
  • Roster holds six seniors, one junior, three sophomores, and five freshmen.


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