Eagles Find Winning Ways in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH----The Asbury College women's basketball team won on the road for the first time Thursday January 29 at Cincinnati Christian 75-68. Asbury snapped a four game losing streak in the process. It was their first win since defeating CCU at home back on January 10.
Asbury (7-14) was led by freshmen Courtney Albin's 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting. Albin was two points off her career high of 29 set against Hanover College back on November 21st. On Thursday Albin knocked down five-of-seven from the foul line and also hit two three-pointers. She would fill out her stat line with five rebounds, three assists, and four steals in 35 minutes.
Fellow freshmen Christy Gemmell would add 14 points off the bench on four-of-six shooting. Gemmell would get to the line nine times and sink six attempts. Senior Anna Stephenson joined them in double figures with 13 points, bringing her career total to 948. Stephenson will become the sixth Eagle with 1,000 points when she finally reaches the mark. Against CCU Stephenson added nine rebounds and four blocks. Stephenson needs only three more blocks to be the all-time school leader.
Freshmen Hayley Spivey had a team leading and career high 12 rebounds against CCU on Thursday night. The four offensive boards and eight defensive were also career highs. Junior Sarah Yates led the team with four assists.
Asbury will play at St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday January 31st at 1pm. The men will follow immediately afterwards. The women return home Tuesday February 3rd to host Transylvania University at 7pm.