SEWANEE, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2015) – A 16-point advantage in the fourth quarter and a 26-point, 16-rebound double-double by freshman Corey Caulder led the Sewanee women's basketball team to a 75-68 win over Covenant, Tuesday, inside Juhan Gymnasium.
Down 60-51 to start the fourth quarter, Sewanee outscored the Lady Scots 24-8 the final 10 minutes en route to its second straight win.
Senior Jamie Chauvin opened the fourth with a layup to cut the Tiger deficit to seven, 60-53. That opened a 13-4 run by the Tigers over the first six minutes. During that stretch, Haley McDonough,Katie Wayne, and Caulder all scored.
Additionally, Sewanee was able to comeback with its defense. After Covenant shot 70.6 percent in the third quarter, the Tigers limited the Lady Scots to only a 21.4 field goal percentage in the fourth. Covenant was also forced into eight turnovers in the quarter.
With 3:26 to play, Caulder gave Sewanee the lead for good with a layup. After she grabbed her 14threbound of the night, the Mt. Pleasant, S.C., native made both ensuing free throws.
Down the stretch, Caulder, along with Wayne, iced the game by making three free throws.
Overall, Sewanee forced 26 turnovers and led in points in the paint by eight, 36-28. Additionally, Sewanee scored 27 points off of turnovers and had 27 second-chance points.
Along with Caulder, Chauvin finished with 14 points and nine rebounds. Freshman Bella Taylor had her best game this season with nine points, eight steals, two assists, and two rebounds while classmate Rebecca Lobach pitched in seven points on 3-of-4 shooting.
Kaley Hallmark and Aleigha Williams each paced Covenant with 14 points.
After playing three home games in four days, Sewanee will take its first road trip this season on Friday. The Tigers will play East Mennonite in Salem, Va., at 6:00 p.m. (EST).