fall in shootout 95-94
Short scores a career-high 22 points in loss
Press Release) Berea, OH (December 13, 2003) -- The Wilmington College
Quakers fell to the Baldwin-Wallace Yellow Jackets in a shootout
on Saturday by a 95-94 count.
Quakers shot a blistering 59.4 percent on three-point baskets, including
an amazing 12-of-17 in the second half, a shooting percentage of
70.6 in the period.
Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) led five Quakers in double figures
with a career-high 22 points as two others, Tyran Thompson (Middletown/Middletown)
and Mike Umpleby (Columbus/Beechcroft) also reached career highs
Quakers never led in the first half, as the Yellow Jackets opened
the game with a 14-5 run onver the first five minutes of the contest.
The lead grew to double digits on three different occasions, but
the Quakers clawed their way back, and tied the game at 36 with
four minutes to play in the period. B-W ended the half on a 7-2
run to take a five-point lead into the locker room.
Quakers and Yellow Jackets fought back and forth in the first five
minutes of the second half, before the Green and White took their
first lead of the game with just under 14 minutes to play on a Thompson
rebound layup. B-W came back and took an eight point lead with eight
and a half minutes in the game before the Quakers once again fought
back and went on a 13-2 run to take a six-point lead with four minutes
in the game. After the Quakers' lead grew to as many as seven with
2:34 to play, the Yellow Jackets scored ten of the last 12 points
in the game, as the hosts hit a lay-up with four seconds remaining
to take the one-point conference victory.
scored a career-high 22 points on 8-of-9 shooting and 4-of-4 from
three-point range in the game. David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City)
tied a career-high with 19 points while Thompson (16) and Umpleby
(13) each set new career highs in points as Stephen Gee (West Milton/Milton
Union) rounded out the five players in double figures with 11.
Gordon led the way in rebounding for the Quakers, as he pulled down
five rebounds while grabbing three steals and tying with Short with
four assists to lead the team.
Davis of B-W led all scorers with 24 points as Tom Harrington scored
20, Tori Davis 18, Keith Aufmuth 11 and Matt Marks 10. Davis grabbed
13 rebounds as Harrington dished out eight assists.
the loss the Quakers fall to 1-6 on the season and 1-2 in the OAC.
next game for the Green and White is on Tuesday, December 16 when
the team travels to Franklin, Indiana to face off against the Grizzlies
in a non-conference match-up with tip-off set for 7:00 p.m.