ATLANTA, Ga. – The Brandeis University women's basketball team dropped its next-to-last game of the season today, as the Judges suffered a 76-63 defeat at the hands of Emory University in a University Athletic Association clash today.
- Brandeis: 6-18, 1-12 UAA.
- Emory: 16-7, 7-6 UAA.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Eagles never trailed in this one, outscoring Brandeis in all four quarters.
- Emory led in nearly every offensive category, outshooting Brandeis from the field (42.6% to 33.9%), from 3-point range (25% to 23.8%) and from the line (64.7% to 47.1%).
- The Eagles outrebounded the Judges, 44-38, and won the turnover battle, 19-13. They turned those margins into a 14-5 advantage in second-chance points and 13-10 edge in points off turnovers. The EU bench outscored Brandeis's 31-13.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Brandeis sophomore Caitlin Gresko (Howell, N.J./Howell) led the Judges with 12 points and tied for team-high honors with six rebounds.
- Senior Emma Reavis (Miami, Okla./Deerfield Academy) had good all-around game with 11 points, six boards, three assists and three steals.
- Graduate student Shannon Smally (Foxborough, Mass./Foxborough) added 10 points, three boards and two blocked shots.
- Senior Tathiana Pierre (Jericho, N.Y./Sacred Heart Academy) had six rebounds and three assists to tie for team-high honors in both categories.
- Emory was led by a game-high 17 points from Claire Brock. Daniella Aronsky had 11 points and seven assists to pace the home team. Four other Eagles had between seven and nine points.
- Erin Martin led all players with eight rebounds off the bench.
- The Judges close out the regular season next Friday afternoon at NYU at 4 p.m.