fall to 15th ranked Blue Streaks
Guy leads squad with 17 points
(WC Press Release) Wilmington, OH (December 20, 2003) -- The Wilmington
College Quakers fell to a strong John Carroll squad 85-68 on Saturday
in Ohio Athletic Conference action.
David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) led the way for the Quakers
with 17 points, as Tyran Thompson (Middletown/Middletown) and Deon
Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) each scored 14 points in the loss.
Quakers, who never led in the game, fell behind 7-0 two minutes
into the half before the team fought back and cut the deficit to
two a minute later. The game remained in single digits until the
7:21 mark in the first half when the lead grew to 11. JCU led by
as many as 13 in the half, as the Quakers cut the deficit to nine
In the second half the Quakers cut the deficit to six twice, but
that would be as close as the Green and White would come, as the
Blue Streaks took their largest lead of the game at the final buzzer
when David Gibbons followed up his own missed layup, giving JCU
the 17-point win.
led the Quaker scorers with 17 points while Short and Thompson each
scored 14. Mike Umpleby (Columbus/Centenniel) scored nine, as Stephen
Gee (West Milton/Milton-Union) pulled down a team-best six rebounds.
Guy had five boards and Short four, as Thompson dished out four
assists to lead the squad.
led four Blue Streaks in double figure scoring with 20 points while
Jerry Angel scored 14, Matthew Moran 11 and Andrew Salata 10. Salata
pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds, as the Blue Streaks out-rebounded
the Quakers 42-24 in the contest.
the loss the Quakers fall to 1-8 overall and 1-3 in the OAC while
JCU improves to 7-1 overall and 3-1 in conference action.
Quakers' next tip-off against Maryville (TN) on January 3, in Maryville,
Tennessee with tip-off set for 2:00 p.m.