unable to hold early lead, fall to Capital
Short scores 15 points as team hits for 62
Press Release) Columbus, OH (January 21, 2004) -- The Wilmington
College Quakers held an early five point lead in the first five
minutes of the contest, but the strong Capital squad used an 8-1
run to give the hosts a cushion in the game.
Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) scored 15 points for the Quakers
while David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) and Stephen Gee (West
Milton/Milton Union) each scored 10.
The Quakers jumped out quickly, taking a five-point lead with 15:51
to play in the first halfand held a one-point lead with 10:54 to
play. The hosts then opened an 8-1 run to give the team a cushion,
as the lead grew to as many as nine, which was the difference at
the second half the Quakers cut the deficit to six with 15:51 to
play before Capital opened a 9-1 run, and cruised the rest of the
way in the 20-point win.
led the way for the Quakers with 15, while Gee and Guy each scored
10. Luke Wolfinbarger (Franklin/Franklin) scored nine for the Quakers.
Gee pulled down a team-high five rebounds while dishing out three
assists to lead the squad.
was led by Jake Beck who scored 21 points, while David Kalb and
Chuck Bihn scored 12 and 10 points each. Kalb dished out a team-best
six assists, while Beck pulled down nine rebounds for the hosts.
the loss the Quakers fall to 1-15 overall and 1-8 in the OAC while
Capital improves to 12-4 overall and 6-3 in league action.
next game for the Green and White is on Saturday, January 24 when
the team plays host to their visitors from the north, Baldwin-Wallace
College, with tip-off set for 3:00 p.m. at Fred Raizk Arena.