NASHVILLE, Tenn. – NAIA No. 11 Trevecca (6-2) defeated nationally ranked (No. 20) Georgetown College (8-3) 94-85 in the Trojans' final home game of 2007.
Georgetown led 11-10 with 12:57 to go in the first half when Trevecca used an 8-0 run to take an 18-11 lead with 10:14 to go in the first half. The Tigers cut the lead to just four points at 24-20 (6:43) before the Trojans produced a 9-0 run to take a 33-20 lead with 4:43 on the first half clock. Trevecca then outscored Georgetown 11-2 over the final 2:18 of the first half to push the lead to 20 points (52-32) at the break.
Trevecca maintained a 17-22 point lead through the first 11:00 of the second half. Georgetown began to chip away at the Trevecca lead and on the heels of a 20-8 run they reduced the deficit to just nine points (78-69) with 5:38 to go. The Tigers had another run in them and cut the Trojans lead to three points (88-85) with :31 remaining on the strength of an 8-0 run. Trevecca pulled away with 6-6 shooting from the foul line to close out the victory.
Senior Kristin Archie led four Trojans in double figure scoring with 24 points. Archie was 7-9 from the field, 3-3 from three point range and hit all seven free throw attempts. Over the last four games Archie is shooting 22-32 (69%) from the field, 8-10 (80%) from three point range, and 13-14 (93%) from the foul line while averaging 16.25 points per game.
Jennifer Bognar (22), Mariska Reed (16), and Abby Lawson (14) also reached double figures in scoring. Bognar (8) and Lawson (6) topped the rebounding totals. Lawson led the team with five assists and four blocks. Christian Gibson led the team with three steals.
As a team Trevecca shot 28-60 (47%) from the field, 5-11 (45%) from three point range, and 33-39 (85%) from the foul line. Trevecca won several team categories including turnovers (20-14), fast break points (13-5), points off of turnover (28-16), and bench scoring (26-19). They lost the rebounding (37-31) and points in the paint (46-44) categories.
Trevecca will face Azusa Pacific and The Master's College on December 28-29 in the GSAC Challenge.
All Trevecca basketball games are broadcast over 89.1 and 91.5 WNAZ FM. All games are aired on the internet at www.wnaz.com All home games have a statistical webcast available at www.trevecca.edu/athletics