February 3, 2006

Malcolm scores 1000, but No. 10 women's hoops upset at Emory, 62-52

ATLANTA, Ga. (taken from an EU press release) -- Emory University's women's basketball team defeated the 10th-ranked Brandeis University Judges by a score of 62-52 at the Woodruff P.E. Center.

Freshman forward Lora Turner and senior point guard Beth Bergmann led the team with a game high 16 and 14 points, respectively. Turner shot 7-of-11 from the field and two for four from the free-throw line. Bergmann shot 6-of-11 from the field and finished with two for six from behind the arc. Both Bergmann and Turner finished the contest with four defensive rebounds. Turner also grabbed four offensive rebounds, giving her eight total rebounds for the game.

Senior Lynn Oberschmidt finished the contest with a double-double of 10 points and grabbing a game high 10 rebounds, six defensive and four offensive. Oberschmidt finished the contest leading the team with nine assist.

Freshman Kendall Boyd contributed off the bench with a season-high eight points.

Caitlin Malcolm led Brandeis with 19 points with 11-of-14 from the free throw line and 11 rebounds, seven defensive and four offensive. Malcolm eclipsed the 1000 point mark with two free throws that tied the game at 35-35 with 13:56left in the game.

Emory battled Brandeis fiercely throughout the contest with seven ties and four lead changes. Emory's strong defense limited Brandeis to their highest lead of five points in the first two minutes of the game.

Down at the start of the second half, 31-26, the Eagles went in a 7-0 run to gain the lead at 33-31. From there the two schools battled with Emory gaining a 10-point advantage to gain the victory.