shooting dooms Quakers in loss
Short scores a game-high 16 points
(WC Press Release) Wilmington, Ohio (February 11, 2004) -- The Wilmington
College Quakers fell victim to 37.2% (16-of-43) shooting in a 55-43
loss to Muskingum College on Wednesday evening.
Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) scored a game-high 16 points while
pulling down seven rebounds to lead the squad.
Quakers found themselves trailing 9-0 after the first three minutes
of the game, and by 14 at 16-2 with 14:40 to play. The Quakers cut
the deficit to nine points twice in the first half, before the Muskies
went into the locker room with an 11-point, 29-18 lead.
Quakers came out firing in the second half, opening a 13-2 run to
start the half, tying the game at 32 with 12:11 to play in the game.
Muskingum proceeded to go on a 17-7 run to open a 10-point lead,
as the visitors from New Concord cruised the rest of the way in
the 12-point win.
led the team with 16 points while Luke Wolfinbarger (Franklin/Franklin)
and David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) each scored eight points
while Mike Umpleby (Columbus/Centenniel) chipped in five. Short
pulled down seven rebounds to lead the team, while Guy and Gee each
was led by Jeff Smallwood and Jach Ross who each scored 13 points
while Cole Pittus scored a dozen for the visitors. Matt Dansby had
a game-high eight rebounds while he and Cliff Sprang each dished
out four assists.
the loss the Quakers fall to 1-21 on the season and 1-14 in the
OAC while Muskingum improves to 10-12 overall and 5-9 in league
next game for the Green and White is on Saturday, February 14 when
the team hosts Mt. Union College on "Bring A Kid To The Game" day.