fall to Rose-Hulman
leads squad with double-double
(WC Press Release)
Terre Haute, IN (December 4, 2003) -- The Quakers of Wilmington
College dropped their fourth straight game to start the 2003-04
season, as the team fell to the Engineers of Rose-Hulman Institute
of Technology 58-54 on Thursday evening.
Gee (West Milton/Milton Union) led the way for the Quakers with
11 points and 11 rebounds, his first double-double of his collegiate
jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead on back-to-back baskets by David
Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City). Rose-Hulman fought back and took
a four-point lead with 11:08 to play in the first half before the
Green and White ran off a 14-3 run to take a seven point lead with
just over four-and-a-half minutes to play in the stanza, before
the hosts ended the period on a 13-2 run, taking a four-point, 32-28
The hosts came
out strong in the second half, and led by 11 with 11 minutes to
play in the game before the Quakers cut the deficit to three with
three minutes to play. The visitors would get to within three on
one more occasion before Rose-Hulman hit a free throw with two seconds
left, giving the hosts the four-point victory.
Gee led the
Quaker scorers with 11 points while Mike King (Washington C.H./Miami
Trace) scored a career-high nine points as Guy and Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt.
Healthy) added seven. Gee pulled down 11 rebounds while four other
Quakers had three boards in the contest. B.J. Gordon (Toledo/Scott)
dished out a team-best five assists in the loss.
was led by Jason Ludwig who scored 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting
while Munchie Muskeyvalley added 13 to go with a game-high six assists.
Kareem Lee pulled down 12 rebounds to lead the Engineers to go with
his nine points.
With the loss
the Quakers fall to 0-4 on the season as Rose-Hulman improves to
5-1 on the early season.
The Green and
White will look for their first victory of the 2003-04 season on
Saturday as they take the hardwood against Heidelberg College at
Fred Raizk Arena with tip-off set for 3:00 p.m.