WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beat Cumberland
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – NAIA No. 20 Trevecca (18-10, 12-6) defeated Cumberland University (13-17, 5-13) by the score of 91-70 and secured fourth place in the final TranSouth standings. Trevecca will host Bethel College (14-15, 9-9) on Wednesday night for a quarterfinal TranSouth Tournament game.
Trevecca senior Kristin Archie (Father Ryan HS) surpassed the 1,000 point career scoring mark on the evening. The Mt. Juliet, Tenn. native is the seventh player in the 15-year history of the women’s program to surpass the 1,000 point career scoring mark.
Trevecca opened the game with an 11-0 run that ended with a field goal by senior Kristin Archie. The Bulldogs cut the Trojan lead to just five points (15-10) before the Trojans used a 19-3 run to pull ahead by 21 points (34-13) with 7:05 to go in the half. Trevecca led 48-24 at the half.
Trevecca would lead by as much as 34 points (78-44) in the second half and held off the Bulldogs for a 91-70 victory.
K.C. Van Atta led Trevecca with 20 points after hitting 4-of-8 from three-point range. The freshman added four rebounds and four blocks to her totals. Abby Lawson (17), Kristin Archie (13), MyRanda Wright (11), and Mariska Reed (11) also scored in double-figures. Lawson and Christian Gibson led the team with a eight rebounds apiece. Archie had a team high five assists.