Women's Basketball Cruises to Season-Opening Win Over Wesleyan

Women's Basketball Cruises to Season-Opening Win Over Wesleyan

ROME, Ga. — The Berry College women's basketball team opened the 2018-19 season on Monday night with a 88-35 victory over the Wesleyan Wolves. The Vikings were led by Alex Weems who put up 20 points. 

Helping the Vikings open the year 1-0, Weems also earned the season's first double-double collecting 11 rebounds. She was 5-for-12 from the floor but hit 10-of-14 free throws. Both Kiana Dale and Madeline Sandman earned double-digit points off the bench. The Vikings also earned 18 steals in the outing, leading the Wolves in every major statistical category. 

Berry jumped ahead 20-11 after the opening period, but outscored the Wolves 23-5 in the second quarter to enjoy a healthy 43-16 halftime lead. BC went on to outscore Wesleyan 45-19 in the second half to secure the win.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • Alex Weems: 20 PTS, 10-for-14 FT, 11 REB
  • Madeline Sandman: 13 PTS, 4-for-6 FG, 5-for-6 FT
  • Kiana Dale: 11 PTS, 4-for-6 FG, 3-for-3 FT
  • Jana Morning: 9 PTS, 3-for-9 FG, 2-for-2 3FG

UP NEXT:

  • Berry will head to Brevard on Thursday at 6:00 p.m.