GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Lauren Ramsey netted a game-high 17 points as Guilford College defeated Washington and Lee University, 60-44, on Saturday. Ramsey was 7-10 shooting, collected seven rebounds and passed for five assists for Guilford.
A total of four Quakers scored in double digits in the contest. Miracle Walters contributed 16 points and was 8-of-13 from the field. Essence Abraham added 13 points and Julie Carini contributed 12 points on 6-7 shooting. Carini, a freshman, added a personal-best 10 rebounds and posted her first career double-double.
Guilford improved to 13-4 and 7-3 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). Washington and Lee fell to 11-7 and 5-5 in league play.
Guilford led the entire first half before the Generals rallied to take their first lead (23-22) after a layup from Katie Popp with 3:24 left in the second quarter. Ramsey hit a jumper with time expiring and Guilford held a 30-28 lead at halftime.
The Quakers, however, scored the first 11 points of the second half and never looked back.
For the game, GC shot 45 percent (25-56) and held the visitors to 30 percent shooting (18-60). The home club won the battle of the boards, 39-34. Guilford had a big edge in paint points, 42-26.
Popp had 11 points (5-13 shooting) and was the only Generals student to score in double figures. Taylor Casey added nine points for Washington and Lee, which led in bench scoring, 19-0.
Guilford, which dressed only eight players for the game, honored head coach Stephanie Flamini prior to tipoff for surpassing the milestone of 300 career wins.
The Quakers play at ODAC-rival Lynchburg College Wednesday (1/31) at 7 p.m.