February 2, 2013

Nucci Leads Quakers to 10th Consecutive Win

GREENSBORO, N.C. --- Jaclyn Nucci scored a game- and career-high 17 points in Guilford College's 61-52 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball win against visiting Lynchburg College.

Guilford (18-3, 11-1 ODAC) started the game with a 7-0 run and while the Hornets battled throughout, they never took the lead.  Lynchburg came within one point with 3:29 to play in the first, but was quickly countered by a 7-0 run by the Quakers. Guilford led by as many as 14 with 11:29 to play in the game.

Kayla Adams and Gabby Oglesby contributed 12 points and six rebounds apiece for Guilford. Morgan King grabbed a team-high 11 boards. Nucci had eight rebounds and Brittany Atwater dished out a game-high five assists.

Katie Reeves paced Lynchburg (12-8, 7-5 ODAC) with 14 points, including four three-pointers. Shannon Allan contributed 12 points and three assists. Lauren Penley snagged a game-high 13 rebounds.

The Quakers next play at ODAC-foe Hollins University Feb. 6 at 7:00 p.m. They return home Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. against league-opponent Emory & Henry College in the Ragan-Brown Field House.