Tornados drop road contest at Lincoln Memorial

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HARROGATE, Tenn. – Brevard College’s women’s basketball team concluded the 2015-16 series against Lincoln Memorial University on Wednesday evening, falling to the host Lady Railsplitters 81-44. With the loss BC drops to 1-17 overall and 0-14 in South Atlantic Conference play.

For the second-consecutive contest, Whitney DeMoss posted double digit rebounds with 13. The total ties her career-high, set earlier this season at Coker, and increases her season average to 7.0 rebounds per game.

On the offensive side, Shelby Wolfe and Lynsey Crisp both scored 10 points to tie for the most on the team. Wolfe scored the bulk of her points from the free throw line, where she shot 8-9 in the contest. With her 89.9 clip from the charity stripe, the senior moves into fifth in Brevard’s NCAA-era for highest free throw percentage at 74.8. She ranks third in free throws made since Brevard joined the NCAA in 2008 with 232 and is boasting the fourth-highest percentage in a season during her senior campaign at 79.0.

For Crisp, it is the second-straight contest that she has scored in double digits after setting her season-high with 15 the previous game. So far this week, the junior is shooting 58.3 percent from the field, 55.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.0 percent from the line.

Lincoln Memorial (13-7, 10-5 SAC) dominated the rebound battle with a 54-35 advantage, resulting in 26 second chance points for the Lady Railsplitters. The Tornados’ defense was able to hold the hosts to its second-lowest shooting percentage at home this season at 38.9 percent.

Brevard returns to the Boshamer gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 6, when it host Queens University with a 6:00 p.m. scheduled tipoff.

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