Friday, February 25, 2011

Southwestern Women Clip Centre 84-70 for First SCAC Tournament Win in School History

Southwestern used a lights our performance from beyond the arc, 11-for-22, one three point made FG shy of tying the SCAC Tournament record for made 3s in a game to defeat Centre 84-70 in the second women's quarterfinal match-up of the day.

Katelyn Bartell, Shae Seagraves and Reilly Robinson each scored 20 points for the Pirates who shoot 43.9% (25-for-57) from the field. Seagraves also chipped in with eight rebounds a steal and an assist. Southwestern took 25 trips to the free throw line connecting on 23 of them including 19-for-21 in the second half.

Maggie Prewitt led the Colonels in a losing effort with 21 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals. Centre, who had advanced to last years championship game, falls to 17-9 on the year with the loss.

With the win, Southwestern improves to 17-9 on the season and a semi-final match-up with Hendrix. In the regular season Hendrix defeated Southwestern twice most recently back on February 4th 75-59.

After the game SCAC Director of Communications caught up with both head coaches along with senior forward Shae Seagraves of Southwestern.

To listen to Centre head coach Wendie Austin-Robinson, click here.

To listen to senior Shae Seagraves, click here.

To listen to Southwestern head coach Kerri Brinkoeter, click here.

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