Quakers fall to hot shooting Crusaders 91-50
Team shoots just 30% from field in loss
January 19, 2005
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The
Wilmington College Quakers fell victim to hot shooting in the
Capital Center on Wednesday evening, as
the Capital Crusaders hit 56.9% of their shots in a 91-50 loss
in OAC action.
Eric Stirling (Brooklyn, NY/LaSalle Academy) was the sole Quaker
in double figures with 14 in the loss.
The two teams started the half even, as the game was tied at four
with 16:30 to play in the period, before the hosts opened a 15-0
run over the next five minutes, eventually leading by as many as
29 in the half, as the Quakers went into the locker room trailing
The second half was much of the same for the Crusaders, as they
led by as many as 43 in the game, and by 41 at the buzzer.
Stirling scored a team-high 14 points while Jeff Proctor (Warren/Howland)
added a career-high nine in the loss. David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb
City) pulled down a team-high five rebounds in the loss.
Capital was led by David Johnson who scored 23 points on 7-of-8
shooting from three-point range while Jeff Hager added 13 points
in the win.
With the loss, the Quakers fall to 8-7 on the year and even their
Ohio Athletic Conference record to 4-4 while Capital improves to
11-4 overall and 7-2 in league play.
The next game for the Quakers is on Saturday, January 22 when
the team travels to Berea, Ohio to face off against the Yellow
Jackets of Baldwin-Wallace College with tip-off set for 3:00 p.m.