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Pomeroys Defeat Cottey College 89-78 Behind Kendall, Smith

Pomeroys Defeat Cottey College 89-78 Behind Kendall, Smith

PARAGOULD, Ark. – The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Women's Basketball team (5-13) defeated Cottey College (7-10) last night 89-78 behind stellar games from Delaney Kendall (16 pts.) and Brianna Smith (12 pts., 10 reb.). The Pomeroys finished 1-1 in the Pioneer Classic and move to 5-13 on the season as they set their sights on Lincoln College next Wednesday.

By the Numbers

  • Delaney Kendall led the team in scoring with 16 points while also adding 2 assists, and 2 steals.
  • Brianna Smith pulled down 10 boards for SMWC, with Jayla Rogers adding 8
  • The Pomeroys were led in assists by Rogers with 3
  • Paetyn Hayes and Kayln Williams are continuing their impressive scoring run, both averaging 11.75 PPG over the past 4 games.

Say What? | Robert Belf | Head Coach

"I was very pleased with our effort after a tough game last night. We did a nice job playing all night in a close contest. We had outstanding focus to finish the game with rebounding and making free throws. This was a true team win."

Say What? | Brianna Smith | Senior

"I'm proud of my team for bouncing back from last night's loss. We worked together and everyone contributed to this win. It feels good to get a double-double and know that I played my role as a rebounder and post player."

Say What? | Delaney Kendall | Junior

"I'm really proud of the team for focusing on tonight, and not worrying about our performance last night. We controlled the 4th quarter and handled the pressure. We worked as a team and shared the ball well. This win will hopefully give us [the] momentum to end the season on a high note."

Next Up

The Women's Basketball team wraps up their extended road trip when they play at Lincoln College on January 29th at 6:30 p.m. ET.

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