February 9, 2010

W&L Cruises to 88-53 Win Over Emory & Henry

LEXINGTON, Va. - Six Generals recorded double-digit points as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team cruised to a 88-53 victory over Emory & Henry in ODAC women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

The Generals (12-8, 11-5 ODAC) opened the game with a 8-0 run over the first 4:01 and never looked back as the Wasps (5-13, 4-9) shot just 22.7 percent (5-22) from the floor in the first period and W&L grabbed a 28 point lead (46-18) at the half.

The Generals shot 50.7 percent (37-73) from the field, including 40.0 percent (10-25) from behind the arc, while the Wasps shot just 27.9 percent (17-61) for the game. Additionally, W&L outrebounded the Wasps, 54-30, and recorded a season-high 25 assists, just three short of the program’s single game record.

First-year forward Rachel Warrick (Herndon, Va./Langley) led W&L with 16 points, first-year guard Katy Wilson (Chattanooga, Tenn/Baylor) added 14 points, sophomore forward Kari Ann Pfannenstein (Littleton, Colo./Heritage) contributed 13 points, Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) chipped in 12 points, sophomore forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) scored 10 points and senior center Kaitlyn Kamp (Bloomington, Minn./Lutheran) registered 10 points. This marks the first time since February 17, 1998 that six Generals tabbed double-digit points in a single game.

Additionally for W&L Bolton grabbed 11 rebounds for her 11th double-double of the season, and Wilson recorded a career-high 11 rebounds for her first career double-double. Ingram also tied a career-high with eight assists and Kamp notched a season-high seven boards.

Emory & Henry  was paced by senior forward Alex Lyons (Bristol, Tenn./Tennessee High),  and junior guard Christina Howard (Blountville, Tenn./Sullivan Central) who recorded a team-high 13 points. Senior guard Baylie Snyder (Galax, Va./Galax) chipped in 10 points and senior guard (Sarah Petty (White Bluff, Tenn./Creek Wood) added seven points and six rebounds.

The Generals will return to action on Saturday as they host Randolph-Macon for a 2:00 matchup.

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