HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Freshman Lindsay Gauldin scored a game-high 22 points as Guilford College rallied for 73-57 win at Eastern Mennonite University on Saturday afternoon.
Gauldin was nine of-13 shooting, tallied 16 points in the second half and had seven steals and four assists for the visitors.
The first place Quakers improved to 14-5 and 11-2 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play. The victory was GC's seventh in the last eight games. The Royals dropped to 9-10 and 6-6 in the league.
Guilford trailed 28-25 at halftime before catching fire in the second half. GC outscored EMU 23-8 and shot 67-percent in the third quarter. The Quakers shot 61-percent and outscored the Royals 25-21 in the final 10 minutes.
Guilford led in paint points, 50-22, and had the edge in points off turnovers, 19-5. For the game, Guilford shot 30-61 (49-percent) to Eastern Mennonite's 20-54 (37-percent). The visitors won the battle of the boards, 36-29.
Lindsay Krisak paced the Royals with 16 points. She was 5-10 shooting and made four-of-six shots beyond the arc. Jess Washington contributed 13 points off the bench for EMU. Eastern Mennonite had eight three-pointers to the Quakers' three.
Guilford plays at Hollins University on Wednesday (1/30) at 7 p.m.