Last night the Lincoln College men's
basketball team fell to Lewis and Clark for the second time this
season. At the half the Lynx were down by 17. They rallied a bit in
the second half, bringing the final score to a close 82-79 loss.
Lincoln College is 11-13 on the season while Lewis and Clark
improves to 16-8.
Rueben Trotter had a double-double,
scoring 22 points and taking 13 rebounds. Sophomore Jeff Carlson
scored 18 for the Lynx, 12 of which came from 3-point land. Aaron
Williams was also in double figures, scoring 11 points for the
Leaders for Lewis and Clark were Cory
Sims with 31 points, Ross Laux and Mortiz Wholers with 13, and
Robert Aitken with 10.
The Lynx play Feb. 16 in Danville
against Danville Area Community College.
Lewis and Clark (82) -- Ross
Laux 4-4-13, Pete Dugan 2-0-4, Brent Wolk 0-0-0, Cory Sims 11-8-31,
Leon White 1-0-2, Darren Wilson 4-1-9, Demetrius Oliver 0-0-0,
Robert Aitken 4-0-10, Mortiz Wohlers 5-3-13. Totals 31-16-82.
Three-point goals: Aitken 2, Laux, Sims.
Lincoln College (80) -- Tony
Gulley 3-2-8, Stevan Nelson 0-0-0, Jason Moore 2-0-4, Michael
Henderson 4-1-9, Rueben Trotter 9-4-22, Nick Malone 0-0-0, Jeff
Carlson 6-2-18, Andre Mayne 0-0-0, Ryan Lazzarini 3-1-7, Aaron
Williams 5-0-11. Totals 32-10-79. Three-point goals: Carlson
4, A. Williams.
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In the women's game the Lynx improved
their season record by taking a commanding win over Lewis and Clark.
Leading by 15 points at the half, the Lynx held on to their lead and
ended the game with a final score of 84-50. This victory marks the
team's ninth win of the season.
Leading the team was freshman Jessica
Hamman. She had 25 points on the night and 10 rebounds. Other Lynx
in double figures were Erica Ernst with 14 points and Erica Rodgers
The next game for the Lynx is Saturday,
when they take on Lake Land Community College in Mattoon.
Lincoln College (84) -- Mickey
Coleman 1-1-3, Irma Cruz 0-1-1, Nicole Dearing 2-5-9, Erica Ernst
4-6-14, Dominique Gore 1-1-3, Jessica Hamman 9-7-25, Denise Hill
0-0-0, Brittany Ingram 3-0-7, Kanisha Pettis 2-2-6, Erica Rodgers
3-5-11, Kristin Rucks 1-2-4, Becky Spears 0-0-0, Nicole White
0-1-1. Totals 14-17-50. Three-point goals: Ingram.
Lewis and Clark (50) -- Totals