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Wesleyan splits pair with WJU

D&E?sweeps contests against Fairmont State

November 23, 2011
By Edgar Kelley and Andrew Davis - Staff Writers , The Inter-Mountain

BUCKHANNON?- Lydia Bridenbaugh and Brittany Maxey combined to scored 48 points as West Virginia Wesleyan defeated Wheeling Jesuit 97-85 Tuesday in WVIAC?action.

Bridenbaugh knocked down nine shots from behind the three point line and finished with a game-high 28 points.

Bridenbaugh also collected six rebounds, four assists and four steals as the Lady Bobcats held a 42-39 lead at intermission.

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West Virginia Wesleyan’s Lydia Bridenbaugh looks to drive in for a score as Wheeling Jesuit’s Erica Schultz defends Tuesday night in the Lady Bobcats’ 97-85 win in Buckhannon. Bridenbaugh scored a game-high 28 points in the contest.

Maxey, meanwhile, finished with 20 points and eight rebounds for Wesleyan (2-2, 1-1 WVIAC).

Jamie Kaufman and Daria Abros'kina also had strong showings for the Lady Bobcats with 19 points each. Abros'kina just missed out on a triple-double as she also had 10 assists and nine caroms.

Emily Robinson and Cassy Sanderson led Wheeling Jesuit with 20 points each. Lucy DeFruscio followed with 16 points and Taneka Lewis hit for 14.

Wesleyan will travel to Pitt-Johnstown on Nov. 29 for its next contest.

Davis & Elkins 79,

Fairmont State 72

Jorden Lykes had 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead Davis & Elkins past Fairmont State 79-72 Tuesday in WVIAC action at the McDonnell Center.

Page Turner followed with 14 points and six rebounds, while Rachel Gostomski chipped in with 13 points for the Lady Senators (4-0, 3-0 WVIAC), who led 39-38 at halftime.

Kaitlin Snyder finished with a game-high 28 points to lead Fairmont State (1-1, 0-1).

Davis & Elkins will travel to Rollins College on Friday.

Men's Basketball

Wheeling Jesuit 83, Wesleyan 80

BUCKHANNON?- Ben Siefert scored 24 points and Steve Catch connected for 23 as Wheeling Jesuit rallied past Wesleyan 83-80 Tuesday night in WVIAC?action.

Recardo Gaddy and Obi Ukwuoma added 11 points each for the Cardinals, who trailed 42-29 at halftime.

Raymont McElroy led the Bobcats (1-1) with a game-high 31 points. Reggie Chambers followed with 16 points and T.J. Thomson tossed in 13.

Wesleyan will entertain a 7:30 p.m. contest against Pitt-Johnstown on Nov. 29.

Davis & Elkins 82, Fairmont State 79

Davis & Elkins place five players in double-figures en route to an 82-79 win over Fairmont State Tuesday night in WVIAC action at the McDonnell Center.

Ian Pinckney had a team-high 24 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Senators.

Paolo Ivis followed with 15 points and five caroms, while P.J. Turner and Shane Brown had 14 points each for the Senators (1-2, 1-2 WVIAC), who led 37-33 at halftime. Turner also had 11 assists.

D'Quan Lynch chipped in with 12 points for Davis & Elkins.

Steve Custis had 27 points to lead Fairmont State (0-2, 0-2).

Davis & Elkins visits Shepherd on Tuesday.

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