Basketball Wins at Wesleyan

Basketball Wins at Wesleyan

MACON, GA - The Mary Baldwin University basketball team defeated Wesleyan College (GA) 43-42 this afternoon in a USA South matchup.

The Fighting Squirrels jumped out to a 11-2 lead after the first quarter then battled in the second quarter to take a 30-21 lead into the half.

The home team came back in the 3rd quarter outscoring Mary Baldwin 16-8 to pull to within one point.  The final period proved to be a defensive struggle and Mary Baldwin walked away with the win.

Anna Ramirez led all scorers with 15 points.  Kaitlyn Crews followed closely with 12 and Khai Davidson added 9 points and 9 rebounds.  Nicole Blackburn also grabbed 9 boards for the Fighting Squirrels.

After the game, Head Coach Andrew Stephens said, "Today is a great day for our basketball program.  We showed some toughness at a challenging place to play.  This is a sign of progress.  We just have to keep working hard to get where we want to be."

Mary Baldwin University, 1-3, take on Emory University tomorrow before returning home.