Quaker comeback falls short against John Carroll
David Guy scores season-high 22 points in loss
December 4, 2004
WILMINGTON – The
Wilmington College Quakers fell to 11th ranked (D3hoops.com)
John Carroll University on
by a 94-82 score. The Quakers trailed by as many as 21 in the second
half before coming to within nine in the 12-point loss.
The Quakers and Blue Streaks battled back and forth for the first
10 minutes of the game, as the two teams were tied at17 halfway
through the period. The John Carroll defense tightened, as the
team went on a 7-0 run over the next 30 seconds, while opening
a 13-point lead with just under seven minutes to play. After the
Quakers cut it to eight, the Blue Streaks used a 12-2 run to increase
the lead to 18 before the visitors went into the locker room with
a 17-point, 46-29 lead.
The Quakers cut the second half deficit to 10 with 16:39 to play
before the Blue Streaks used another run, this one 11-0 to take
their lead to 21 points at 62-41 with 14:33 left in the period.
The Quakers started clawing back, cutting the deficit to as few
as nine with 1:57 to play in the game, but was unable to come any
closer in the 12-point loss.
David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) led the way with 22 points
on 8-of-13 shooting and 5-of-9 shooting from three-point range.
Eric Stirling (Brooklyn, NY/LaSalle Academy) added 14 points while
Fred Harrison (Cleveland/East) scored a career-high 12 points.
Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) and Stirling each pulled down
six rebounds to lead the squad while five, Short, Zach Broermann
(Brookville, IN/Franklin County), Josh Rohrbacher (Columbus/Beechcroft),
Guy and Billy Nelson (Cincinnati/Shroder Paideia Academy) each
dished out a pair of assists.
Brandon Mimes led the Blue Streaks with 24 points while Michael
Grogan scored 21 and Peter Koch added 17.
With the loss, the Quakers fall to 2-4 on the year and 0-1 in
the OAC while John Carroll improves to 5-0 overall, and 1-0 in
The next game for the Green and White is on Wednesday, December
8 when the team plays host to Otterbein College with tip-off set
for 7:30 p.m.