Lady Lions Bounce Back With Win Over King University

BRISTOL, Tn. - The Emmanuel College women's basketball team defeated King University, 72-66, on Wednesday night. This win brings the Lions record to 15-6 overall, 10-4 conference.

After trailing the entire night, the Lady Lions finally began to make a run late in the third quarter. A three-pointer from Sophomore Hanna Grogan put the Lions within two points before Senior Lochlain Corliss sunk the last shot of the quarter to tie up the game, 49-49.

The lead would switch five more times in the first five minutes of the final quarter. Sophomore Breanna Locke would steal the lead one last time with a three-pointer before the Lions began to build a buffer. Emmanuel closed out the game, 72-66.

The Lady Lions shot 48.1% from the floor led behind Grogan's 22 points. Corliss and Locke also hit double-digits with 16 and 10 points respectively. 

Next up, the Lions will return home for a conference match against Mount Olive on Saturday, February 9th at 2:00pm.

For more news on Emmanuel College Athletics, visit goeclions.com.

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