SEWANEE, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2015) – Led by five players in double figures, the Sewanee women's basketball team hammered Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Birmingham-Southern Sunday, 71-53, inside Juhan Gymnasium.
Sewanee improved to 8-4 overall and 1-2 in conference play.
The game was never in doubt for the Tigers, as Sewanee opened a 10-point lead by the 7:15 mark in the first half. A jumper and three by Chauvin, followed by a three by Sewell, stretched the Tigers' advantage to 17 less than a two minutes later.
After a jumper by BSC's Kayla Ford the Tigers kept rolling. A jumper by Chauvin sparked a 6-2 run to close the first half.
In the final 20 minutes, the Panthers never threatened as Sewanee built its advantage to as much as 26 with 9:12 to play.
Overall, Sewanee made 43.9 percent of its attempts while limiting BSC to only a 25.0 field goal percentage.
Guard Jasmynn Batts led all scorers for BSC with a game-high 21 points.
Sewanee opens a four-game road trip at Welch, Tuesday. That contest is scheduled to tipoff at 5:00 p.m.