Patriot Women fall at Lander

Patriot Women fall at Lander

GREENWOOD, SC – Lander University used a 34-4 run, including a 14-0 spurt to start the second stanza, as they pushed past Francis Marion University 106-73, Wednesday evening (Feb. 7) in Peach Belt Conference women's basketball action.

FMU falls to 13-8 overall and 10-6 in the conference, while the Bearcats improve to 17-5 and 12-4. The Patriots will be at home on Saturday to be a part of the Homecoming festivities as they take on the PBC-leading North Georgia Nighthawks at 1:30 p.m.

Francis Marion junior Shaunice Fulmore led all scorers with a career-high 30 points on 13-of-20 shooting, followed by senior Khai Chandler with 21 points.

The Bearcats had five players with double-digit points, led by junior guard Chelsea Mitchell with 26 points on 10-of-17 shooting. Senior Breshay Johnson tallied 22 points, while sophomore Jessica Harris had 18, sophomore Destinee Langford had 12, and junior Ariana Sanders had 10.

FMU had an early six-point advantage (13-7) at the 5:07 mark of the first quarter, but that is when the Bearcats would make their 34-4 run, pushing their lead to 41-17 with 5:35 remaining until halftime, and putting the game out of reach.

The Patriots shot 49.2 percent (31-of-63) from the field and were 5-of-13 from behind the arc, while Lander was 39-of-82 (31.8 percent) from the floor, including 7-of-22 from three-point range.

 

2-7-18 05:30 PM at Finis Horne Arena
LANDER 106, FRANCIS MARION 73
FRANCIS MARION (13-8, 10-6)
Shaunice Fulmore 13-20 3-4 30; Khai Chandler 9-18 1-1 21; Abigail Bullock
2-9 0-0 5; Lauryn Bush 1-2 2-2 4; Alliyah Gillespie 1-5 0-0 3; Kristin Tines
1-1 0-0 2; Tatyana McClaney 1-3 0-0 2; Keanua Williams 1-1 0-0 2; Khamele
Manning 1-1 0-2 2; Briana White 1-2 0-0 2; Brooke Dixon 0-1 0-0 0. Totals
31-63 6-9 73.
LANDER (17-5, 12-4)
Chelsea Mitchell 10-17 6-7 26; Breshay Johnson 10-16 2-4 22; Jessica Harris
8-14 0-0 18; Destinee Langford 2-9 8-8 12; Ariana Sanders 4-7 0-0 10;
Christal Williams 3-11 0-0 9; Tabitha Dailey 2-4 4-4 8; Destinee Webster 0-0
1-2 1; Lea Petit 0-3 0-0 0; Alexius High 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-82 21-25 106.
Francis Marion................   17   13   18   25  -   73
Lander........................     27   30   23   26  -  106
3-point goals--Francis Marion 5-13 (Khai Chandler 2-6; Shaunice Fulmore 1-2;
Abigail Bullock 1-2; Alliyah Gillespie 1-2; Brooke Dixon 0-1), Lander 7-22
(Christal Williams 3-9; Ariana Sanders 2-3; Jessica Harris 2-6; Alexius High
0-1; Destinee Langford 0-3). Fouled out--Francis Marion-None, Lander-None.
Rebounds--Francis Marion 33 (Shaunice Fulmore 6; Khai Chandler 6), Lander 41
(Chelsea Mitchell 10). Assists--Francis Marion 9 (Abigail Bullock 3), Lander
23 (Destinee Langford 6). Total fouls--Francis Marion 19, Lander 15.
Technical fouls--Francis Marion-None, Lander-None. A-431