Weekend Update 11/14
The Women’s basketball team opened their season with a 93-65 win against St. Leo University in Lakeland, Fl. on Friday Nov. 11. Junior Carrie Cheeks led the team with 23 points and 16 rebounds. The women shot 52 percent from the court and made 11-of-16 free throws.
The next day, Nov. 12, the Lady Flames lost against Florida Southern College, ranked sixth in the country. The game ended 45-61 despite the Flames gaining a lead in the first quarter. Freshman point guard Lindsey Roddy lead the team with eight points.
The Lady Flames soccer team ended their season Friday Nov. 11 with a 2-3 loss against Rollins College. The women held a 2-0 advantage until the second half. The equalizer was scored just four minutes before the buzzer. The game went into overtime where Rollins was quick to finish the kill. The Flames ended the season with 14-3-2 overall.
The volleyball team finished Friday night with a 3-1 win against Mississippi College. The Flames were forced to rally after losing the first set, but they managed to come back, making 25-16, 25-11, and 25-19 wins. Freshman Claire McMasters was the breakaway player of the night, filling in for the team’s usual kill leader, Silvia Satori. McMasters had 15 kills along with a .500 hitting average. Brooke Wilsman followed with 11 kills. This win finished the Flames regular season with 15 wins and 14 losses total.
The men’s basketball team traveled to Carrollton, Ga. on Saturday Nov. 12 to face off against Miles College. The Flames had the lead for most of the first half of the game, flip flopping 19 times until the buzzer ended the battle briefly with Miles on top. The Flames battled back in the second half to take a commanding 17 point advantage in the first 20 minutes. Senior Keevin Tyus led with points in the second half with 23 points.
The basketball team worked for another win on Sunday Nov. 13 against Lane College, but were out shot 68-87. While Lane won on the boards at 47-44, they turned 16 rebounds into 15 points for the win. Senior Rico Overall lead the team with 18 points.