EC Opens Season with Quaker Classic

EC Opens Season with Quaker Classic
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team began the season on Saturday with an 88-73 loss to Heidelberg University in the opening round of the Quaker Classic.

Kasin Spay led the Quakers with 17 points and seven rebounds in the contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.

JaLissa Watt, Shania Feathers and Lexi McFarland added 10 points each. Hannah Franklin tossed in nine points and had a team-high four assists. Hannah Dyer had eight points.

The contest was close in the early going as Heidelberg built a 16-13 advantage by the midway point of the first half. Heidelberg scored six straight points and led 22-13 with 8:36 left.

After Heidelberg widened its lead to double digits, the Quakers fought back and trailed 38-30 by halftime.

In the second half, the Quakers cut the deficit to six points twice with the final time coming on a basket by Watt at 17:01 to make it 44-38.

The Student Princes (1-0) worked their way back to a double-digit advantage from that point.

Indiana University-East won the first contest of the afternoon with a 74-67 decision over Denison University (Box Score). The Red Wolves (3-2) meet Heidelberg Sunday at 1 p.m.

Earlham (0-1) faces Denison in the finale of the Quaker Classic on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Box Score

Quakers Fall to Bluffton
February 18, 2015 Quakers Fall to Bluffton
EC Falls to Grizzlies
February 14, 2015 EC Falls to Grizzlies
Quakers Travel to Hanover
February 7, 2015 Quakers Travel to Hanover
Quakers Visit Manchester
January 24, 2015 Quakers Visit Manchester
Second Half Hurts Quakers
January 21, 2015 Second Half Hurts Quakers
EC Falls to No. 19 Pioneers
January 14, 2015 EC Falls to No. 19 Pioneers
Quakers Play at Rose-Hulman
January 7, 2015 Quakers Play at Rose-Hulman
Quakers Travel to Franklin
January 3, 2015 Quakers Travel to Franklin
Quakers Visit Wilmington
December 30, 2014 Quakers Visit Wilmington
EC Falls to Hornets
December 20, 2014 EC Falls to Hornets
EC Falls to Hanover
December 13, 2014 EC Falls to Hanover
Quakers Tame Tigers
December 9, 2014 Quakers Tame Tigers
Quakers Face Spartans
December 6, 2014 Quakers Face Spartans