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January 5, 2011

Panthers fall to Berry on the road, 56-46

Box Score

ROME, Ga.—
Berry College used an 18-7 second-half run en route to a 56-46 win against the Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team, Wednesday evening in the Cage Center.

Berry moves to 5-7 overall, while BSC falls to 8-5.

Berry trailed 32-30 with 12:30 remaining in the game before scoring 18 of the next 25 points and easing out to an 11-point lead with less than two minutes remaining in the game. Birmingham-Southern would get no closer than eight points the rest of the way.

Megan Walsh led four Lady Vikings in double figures with 14 points. She also grabbed seven rebounds and swatted away four shots. Holly Compton, Alexa Evans and Brittany Coughlan joined Walsh in double figures. Compton finished with 13 points and five rebounds, while Evans scored 11 points and Coughlan chipped in 10 points and six rebounds.

Junior Sam Davidson led BSC with 13 points, while junior Ashton Spurgin hauled down a game-high 11 boards.

The victory for Berry avenged an 87-58 defeat at the hands of BSC on Dec. 12 in Birmingham.

The Panthers return home this weekend for more SCAC action, hosting Rhodes College on Saturday at 3 p.m.