February 24, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Stats at a GlanceTCNBY
FG Percentage.294 (15-51) .542 (26-48)
3P FG Percentage.240 (6-25) .300 (3-10)
FT Percentage.696 (16-23) .684 (13-19)
Offensive Rebounds97
Defensive Rebounds1630
Total Rebounds2537
Bench Points2126
PointsLocklear - 12
Shelby Britten - 24
ReboundsJohnson - 5
Sutton - 5
Meg Essex - 15
AssistsWilson - 3
Kelsey McDermott - 2
Courtney Lyons - 2
Regan McCarty - 2
Meg Essex - 2
StealsCupidan - 4
Kelsey McDermott - 2
BlocksMeg Essex - 4
Wolves host Pioneers on Senior Day this Saturday

Wolves host Pioneers on Senior Day this Saturday
Friday, February 23, 2018 | by Asha Evans, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry will host Tusculum for the final game of the regular season in a doubleheader beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24.

 Newberry College vs. Tusculum College   
WHERE: Eleazer Arena in Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24
RECORDS: Newberry is 15-11 overall and 10-9 in the SAC. Catawba is 16-9 with a 11-8 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 32 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 22 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 eighth in the 2017-18 SAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll.
  • Returned only three starters.
  • Defeated Division I UNC-G in an exhibition Dec. 19 with a final score of 71-69.
  • Junior, forward, Kasey Johnson was a Second-Team Preseason All-Conference selection.


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