Guilford Slips by W&L Women's Basketball, 55-52
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore guard Jazlyn Gibbs hit a three-pointer with six seconds remaining to lift Guilford to a 55-52 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the Ragan-Brown Field House.
The Quakers (3-3, 1-2 ODAC) held a 52-47 lead with 2:13 remaining, but first-year forward Rachel Warrick (Herndon, Va./Langley) nailed a three-pointer with 1:36 left and sophomore forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) knocked down a pair of free throws with 52 seconds remaining to knot the game at 52-52 and set up Gibbs’ game-winner.
Washington and Lee (1-3, 1-1 ODAC) led by as many as nine points (19-10) in the first half, but the Quakers used a 22-3 run across both halves to post a 32-22 lead with 18:44 left the play. W&L then used a 19-5 run of its own to go up 41-37 with 9:34 to play. Guilford wrestled the lead back but could not pull away.
Bolton led W&L with a game-high 16 points and a career-high 19 rebounds. Warrick notched 12 points, while sophomore guard Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) chipped in eight points, four rebounds and three assists. For the game, W&L shot just 28.1 percent (16-57) from the floor and committed 24 turnovers.
Gibbs led the Quakers with 14 points, while senior guard Jasmine Wood totaled 12 points and nine boards. Junior guard Lauren LeFevers added nine points and 10 rebounds.
Washington and Lee returns to action on Dec. 28-30 as it participates in the Surf & Slam San Diego Hoop Classic hosted by Point Loma Nazarene. The Generals will open with Simpson on Dec. 28 at 5:00 pm.
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