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Women's basketball takes on Wilson Wednesday night in Asplundh Field House

Women's basketball takes on Wilson Wednesday night in Asplundh Field House

BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College women's basketball team is back in action when it hosts Wilson College in Asplundh Field House on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. to close out the month of January.

The Lions (5-14, 2-8 NEAC) put up their best offensive performance of the 2017-18 in an 83-72 loss to Penn State Berks on Jan. 27. Bryn Athyn shot a season-best 39.4 percent (28-of-71) from the field to post their best point total of the season.

Zeniyah Sanders scored a career-high 17 points on 8-of-14 shooting and grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds. Clayshonia Cogmon hit seven of her 12 shot attempts to finish with 16 points, one shy of her career high. Myah Phillips added 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting, while Morgan Phillips came off the bench to contribute 10 points.

Wilson (8-10, 3-6 NEAC) picked up a 58-49 non-conference victory at Hollins on Jan. 28. Michaela Singer led the Phoenix with 14 points in a reserve role. Kristen Burdo added 11 points and seven rebounds, while Jasmine Wallace tallied 10 points and nine rebounds.

The Lions suffered their first-ever loss to the Phoenix in eight games with a 74-65 setback in Chambersburg, Pa. on Dec. 2, 2017. Allie Warren scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the loss. Cogmon grabbed 11 rebounds, while Sanders corralled 10 boards.

Allie Warren, 25th in the NEAC with 11.7 points per game, had her run of 34 straight games with a 3-pointer come to an end in the loss to Penn State Berks. Despite not hitting a 3-pointer in the last game, Warren is still fifth in the conference with 45 made 3-pointers and 13th with a 34.9 3-point shooting percentage. She is also 11th in the NEAC in free throw percentage at 75.9 percent.

Cogmon remains one of the strongest rebounders in the conference, ranking third with 11.7 per game. She has improved on the offensive end of the floor as she is averaging 10.1 points in the eight games to bring her season average to 8.8 points per game. Cogmon is sixth in the league in steals with 45, 14 coming in the last four games.

Sanders had her third double-digit rebounding performance of the month at Penn State Berks. She is now seventh in the league with 8.9 rebounds per game. Sanders, who has a blocked shot in 14 games, ranks third in the NEAC with 36 blocked shots.

Myah Phillips posted her second double-digit scoring game of the season against the Nittany Lions. She is averaging 5.8 points this month.

Sha'Vion Woodland is 17th in the NEAC with a team-high 45 assists.

The Phoenix have a balanced attack led by their leader scoring Jordyn Day. Day had an eight-game streak with at least 10 points snapped with a seven-point performance against Hollins. She is still averaging 13.8 points per game, which is 16th in the NEAC. Day sits seventh with 42 made 3-pointers and a 79.2 free throw shooting percentage.

Lindsey Purvis, averaging 12.5 points per game, is the NEAC's eighth-best shooter at 44.4 percent. In addition to her scoring, Purvis is a strong rebounder with 8.9 rebounds per game—which is eighth in the conference. She has recorded at least 10 rebounds in a game six times this season, four times in a win.

Ashley Henderson is aiding the offensive effort with 11.9 points per game. Jasmine Wallace leads the team with 47 assists and 41 steals. Wallace sits 10th in the NEAC in steals and 12th in assists.