SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Emmanuel College women's basketball team defeated Conference Carolinas opponent Converse College Saturday afternoon, 74-59. This win brings the Lions record to 20-6 overall, 15-4 in conference.
The Lions trailed for most of the game until a three-pointer from Sophomore Hanna Grogan finally broke the cycle and put the Lions on top late in the third quarter. From here, the Lions began to build their lead with five more points coming from Senior Taylor Delasbour in the final two minutes of the quarter. When the Lady Lions entered the fourth quarter, they began to pull away with their strongest performance of the night. Breanna Locke pitched in 10 of the Lions 26 fourth-quarter points to close out the game, 74-59.
Delasbour led all players with 20 points. Senior Lochlain Corliss snagged 9 rebounds and dished out 4 assists.
Next up, the Lions return home to take on conference opponent Belmont Abbey on Tuesday, February 26th. This upcoming game was chosen to be featured in the NCAA DII National Showcase because of its postseason implications. Tip off is at 5:35pm and the game can be viewed on the Conference Carolinas Digital Network, Division II, Conference Carolinas, Belmont Abbey and Emmanuel Facebook pages, and on the DII Twitter page and Periscope app at @NCAADII.
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