shooting dooms Quakers in 21-point loss
hit just 18 of 53 shots in game
Wilmington, OH (January 19, 2004) The Wilmington College Quaker
menıs basketball team was defeated 70-49 on Monday evening by the
Quakers of Earlham College. Earlham wins the Quaker Bowl, a traveling
trophy given to the yearly winner of the series, for the fourth
Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) and Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy)
each score 17 points in the loss.
which never led in the game, fell behind by 11 points in the first
eight and a half minutes of the game and was never able to recover
from the early deficit. Earlhamıs first half lead grew to as many
as 14, as WC went into the locker room trailing by 13 at 35-22.
In the second half WC was able to get the deficit into single digits
once, as the visiting Quakers increased the lead to as many as 26
with half a minute left in the game. The Green and White fought
back over the last 30 seconds and scored five points to cut the
margin of loss to 21 as time expired in the game.
and Short each scored 17 points for WC while Luke Wolfinbarger (Franklin/Franklin)
scored five for the host Quakers. Short pulled down a game-high
nine rebounds for WC while Gee dished out three assists.
was led by LaRon Henry who scored 17 points, while Tyler Stewart
and Jermaine Crumby each scored a dozen and Markous Jewett added
With the loss WC falls to 1-14 on the season while Earlham improves
The next game for the Green and White is on Tuesday, January 21
when the team travels North to Bexley, Ohio to face off against
the Crusaders of Capital University with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m.