Women’s Basketball’s Offense Storms Past Newberry
DAVIDSON, N.C. – A pair of 19-point performances from Tomisin Adenupe and Elle Sutphin led the Wildcats past Newberry College in a dominant way on Thursday night, as Davidson cruised past the Wolves in an 85-51 victory.
Davidson shot exactly 50 percent on the night, hitting 33 of its 66 shots from the field while draining nine three-pointers.
Senior Suzi-Rose Deegan recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, while dishing four of the Wildcats’ 17 assists. In addition to Deegan’s efforts, Chloe Welch and Cameron Tabor added nine points apiece.
The ‘Cats jumped out strong from the start, pulling away on an early 10-0 run and leading 24-13 after the first quarter thanks to Mallorie Haine’s first trey of the night.
With another 10-0 run to start the second, including three’s from Deegan and Issy Morgan, Davidson was comfortably ahead 51-24 by halftime, shooting at a 61.3 percent clip.
In the final two frames, the Wildcats shot 14-of-35 from the floor to secure the win on their home court.
Overall, the ‘Cats scored 46 points in the paint, with 15 second chance points, and held the Wolves to a 29.3 percent shooting percentage on the night.
Davidson will officially tip off the season on Monday night at 5 p.m. with a match up at High Point University.