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Lions tripped up by Wilson in defensive Senior Day clash

Lions tripped up by Wilson in defensive Senior Day clash

BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College women's basketball team was defeated by Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) foe Wilson College, 43-23, in the Lions' final home game of the 2018-19 season Wednesday night in Asplundh Field House.

Prior to the start of the contest, Bryn Athyn (3-19, 3-11 CSAC) honored senior Janalene Phillips. Phillips would go on to lead the Lions in scoring with 10 points. It was her second career game with at least 10 points, both coming this season against Wilson (13-8, 8-6 CSAC).

The Lions hung with the visiting Phoenix through the opening 10 minutes. Both teams would make five baskets, but the Phoenix made one more 3-pointer during the first quarter (2-1) to lead 12-11 after one. Wilson would lead by as many as five (12-7) with 1:33 left in the quarter before Emountey White and Clayshonia Cogmon ended the quarter with baskets to cut the gap to one.

Wilson began to pull away in the second quarter as Bryn Athyn would go cold from the field, missing all 11 shots. The Phoenix managed to put seven points on the board to extend the gap to 19-11 at the half.

Phillips would knock down a 14-footer, the Lions' first shot attempt of the third quarter, at the 8:48 mark to snap the Lions' scoreless streak and bring Bryn Athyn within 19-13. With the gap sitting at 21-15, Wilson ran off 10 straight points over the final 5:15 to lead 31-15 through three quarters of play.

Kai Wyatt led all players in scoring with a game-high 18 points. Lindsey Purvis added 11 points, while Tori Cole was the top rebounder in the game with 13.

Bryn Athyn shot 20.4 percent (10-of-49) for the game, 10.0 percent (2-of-20) from 3-point range. Wilson connected at a 32.7 percent (16-of-49) clip, 25.0 percent (5-of-20) on 3-pointers.

Bryn Athyn travels to the College of Notre Dame (Md.) for a CSAC clash on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m.

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