SALISBURY, Md. – The Virginia Wesleyan University women's basketball team dropped its contest with Salisbury University, 53-28, Wednesday evening on the road. With the result, the Marlins move to 0-2 on the season while the Sea Gulls go to 1-0.
The Marlins started out strong as Jayla Harris made three-striaght buckets to give the Marlins a 6-5 lead. A pair of Camahni Kelly free throws and a Reagan Holmes 3-pointer, would then give them an 11-5 lead. VWU would end the first quarter up 13-8. The second quarter, Salisbury battled back as they outcscored the Marlins 15-7 taking a 23-20 lead into the halftime intermission.
After the break, the Marlins had trouble finding offense while it seemed as though everything for the Sea Gulls was dropping. The team would eventually drop its second contest of the year, 53-28.
Offensively, Kelly and Harris both put up a team-high eight points. Amanda Gerni would go on to chip in five. Gerni also led the rebound statistical category as she hauled in a team-high eight board, all on the defensive glass.
Women's basketball will return to action at 12 p.m. on Saturday as the team battles Emory University in Greensboro, N.C.