TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Transylvania University placed three
players in double figures with a balanced scoring attack to top
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 60-42 in women's basketball
action on Saturday.
Nicole Coffman scored a team-high 14 points for
Transylvania. Charli Fant and Kayla Dobson also reached
double figures with 12 points and 10 points.
Senior Alisa Dickerson (Elizabethtown, Ky.) led
the Engineer offense with 14 points and five assists.
Sophomore Heather Finnell (Decatur,
Tenn./Cleveland) added 12 points.
Other key contributors for Rose-Hulman included sophomore
Kelsey Ploof (Noblesville) with six points;
freshman Sheree Williams (Bluffton, S.C.) with six
points; and freshman Grace Gibbs (Parker,
Colo./Ponderosa) with four points and seven rebounds.
Transylvania shot 44% from the field in the first half to build
a 33-22 lead at the break. In the second half, Rose-Hulman
trimmed the margin to 40-34 at the 13:48 mark on a three-pointer by
The Pioneers answered with a 10-2 spurt to claim a 50-36 edge
and kept the lead in double figures for the remainder of the
Transylvania improved to 11-10 overall and 9-5 in league play,
while Rose-Hulman fell to 6-15 overall and 4-10 in conference
games. The Fightin' Engineers host nationally ranked Franklin
College on Wednesday night.
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