Berea, KY- Berea opened up the New Year with a win over conference opponent LaGrange College 72-50. This puts Berea at 9-2 for the season and 3-1 in conference play. This is Berea's 5th straight win.
After a slow start to the first quarter, Berea was behind by 7 points, 25-18. But during the second quarter, Berea outscored Lagrange by 11 points, making the halftime score 33-29 with Berea leading. Berea carried that momentum into the second half, scoring 22 points in the third quarter compared to Lagrange's 5, and scored 17 points in the fourth quarter, while Lagrange scored 16, leading to the final score of 72-50.
Sophomore Bri Lanham led the team with a double-double (17 points, and 12 rebounds). AD Williams led the team in steals with 4.
Berea goes down the road to Tennessee for their first road game of the New Year on Tuesday, January 9 at Maryville College. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 PM.