Sunday, March 1, 2009

Oglethorpe Crowned 2009 SCAC Champion

In its third straight SCAC Championship appearance Oglethorpe finally broke through and won its first ever SCAC women's championship today with an 82-65 win over Trinity.

A senior laden group shot a dazzling 59% (33-for-56) from the field on 20 assists. In fact the five senior starters scored all but three of Oglethorpe's points on the afternoon. Oglethorpe used a 8-to-2 run to start the second half stretching its lead to 13 and never looked back to secure the win 82-65.

Trinity was led by sophomore guard Danielle Hubenak with a 19 point, eight rebound and three assist performance. Along with teammate Krista Prato Matthew (10 points) Hubenak was named to the 2009 All-SCAC Tournament Team. The loss drops Trinity to 20-8 on the season after advancing to its first SCAC Championship game since 2006.

Tina Grace og Oglethorpe was named the Tournament MVP after posting her second double-double of the tournament with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Teammates Anna Findley, who led all scores with 27 points and Katie Kulavic were also named to the 2009 All-SCAC Tournament Team. Kulvaic who scored 24 points tonight on 9-of-13 shooting became the leagues all-time career points leader male or female with a total of 1,896.

With the win Oglethorpe improves to 25-3 on the year and secures itself a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight year in a row.

After the game SCACs Russell Kramer had a chacne to catch up with Trinity head coach Amie Bradley, Oglethorpe head coach Ron Sattele and Oglethrope seniors, Anna Findley, Hannah Brooks, Biz Richmann, Katie Kulavic and Tina Grace.

To listen to Bradley, click here.

To listen to Sattele, click here.

To listen to Findley, click here.

To listen to Brooks, click here.

To listen to Richmann, click here.

To listen to Kulavic, click here.

To listen to Grace, click here.

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