Quakers drop second straight
Short leads team with 17 points
January 12, 2005
Ohio – The
Wilmington College Quakers dropped their second straight game,
this one to Muskingum College by a
Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) led the way for the Quakers
with 17 points while David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) and Eric
Stirling (Brooklyn, NY/LaSalle Academy) each added 14 points.
The Quakers jumped out to a fast start, taking a 12-5 lead four
minutes into the game, increasing their lead to as many as nine
with 10:14 to play in the half before the Muskies started fighting
back, ending the half on a 20-6 run, giving the hosts a five-point,
29-24 halftime lead.
Muskingum increased their second half lead to as many as 12 points
with 14:14 to play in the game, before the Quakers used a 13-0
run to take a one-point lead four minutes later. The Muskies responded
with a 9-0 run of their own, as the Quakers did not lead again
for the remainder of the game. The visitors got to within five
points in the waning moments, but it was not enough in the seven-point
Short led the way with 17 points while Guy and Stirlinghad 14
apiece. Short and Stirling each pulled down four rebounds for the
Quakers, as Stirling dished out a team-high four assists. The Quakers
attempted just two free throws in the game, compared to 30 attempts
and 23 makes for the Muskies.
Jeremy Ady scored a career-high 19 points for the Muskies, as
Zach Ross scored 16, Cole Pittis scored 11 and Matt Dansby 10.
With the loss, the Quakers fall to 7-6 overall and 3-3 in the
OAC while Muskingum improves to 9-5 on the year and 4-3 in league
The next game for the Green and White is on Saturday, January
15, when the team plays host to the Purple Raiders of Mount Union
College with tip-off set for 3:00 p.m.