Harding-Henderson State game gets new start
ARKADELPHIA — Harding and Henderson State will make up the game on Monday at 7 p.m. The original game was postponed due to an inoperable scoreboard in the Duke Wells Center.
The men’s basketball game between Harding and Henderson State on Thursday was postponed when game officials could not get the scoreboard to work correctly.
Harding’s women won the first game 91-74, but when the scoreboard was turned off between games, it never came back on.
There was a delay of almost an hour before game officials decided to postpone the game.
Stormy Petrels stop Warriors at the line
ATLANTA — Hendrix College lost to second place Oglethorpe University 80-66 in road Southern Athletic Association action Friday night.
With the loss, the Warriors (10-12, 4-7) are tied for fifth place with Sewanee with three games to play before the SAA Tournament in two weeks. The Stormy Petrels (18-4, 8-3) remain in second place.
The Warriors cut the deficit to 44-40 with 14:59 to play after a layup from senior forward Colton Primm, but the Petrels answered with a 13-2 over the next 3:25 to take control of the game.
Colton Primm led Hendrix with 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting. Sophomore guard Drew Nikolovski scored 13 points and dished out three assists and freshman point guard Gabe Gumm scored a season-high 11 points to go with three assists. Junior forward Luke Vance recorded seven points and seven rebounds.
Hendrix will take on Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga. on Sunday.
Hendrix wins fourth straight
ATLANTA - The Hendrix College women’s basketball team rolled to a 72-53 Southern Athletic Association victory at Oglethorpe University on Friday night.
With their fourth consecutive win, the Warriors (11-11, 5-6) move into a tie for fourth place with Birmingham-Southern with three games to play before the SAA Tournament in two weeks. The Stormy Petrels fall to 4-18 overall and 2-9 in league play.
Freshman guard Taylor Neal led Hendrix with 17 points to go with three assists. Sophomore point guard Caitlin Kriesel-Bigler scored 16 points and hit four three-pointers. Senior center Jamie Tate pulled down 13 rebounds and netted seven points and freshman Peyton Hurst added six points off the bench. Sophomore forward Katy Gallien recorded five points, five boards and five assists.
Hendrix will try to continue their win streak at Berry College on Sunday.
Warriors come back against Golden Eagles
CONWAY — The Hendrix College women’s tennis team mounted a comeback to defeat John Brown University 5-4 at the Hendrix Indoor Tennis Center on Friday night.
In a match that took six and a half hours, the Warriors (2-1) were down 4-3 with number four and five singles left to play.
Junior Hannah Smashey need a tiebreaker to win 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6) over Kellie Mowrer in the fourth flight to tie up the match. Senior Saranya Prathibha overcame a 5-0 deficit in the first set to defeat Amanda Wilkinson 7-6, 6-1 at number five singles to give the Warriors the victory over the Golden Eagles (0-1).
Hendrix took two of the three doubles matches, with Prathibha and Smashey downing Courtney Pinter and Mowrer 8-6 at number two and the number one freshman tandem of Lauren Mahaney and Pratheepa Ravikumar defeating Jessie Alexander and Kaela Doyle 8-5.
Ravikumar also needed a tiebreaker to come back against Doyle 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-4) in number one singles.
Hendrix will return to the court on Tuesday when they take on Arkansas Tech.
Women’s Lacrosse earns first program win
ATLANTA - The Hendrix College women’s lacrosse team picked up the first win in program history by defeating Oglethorpe University 16-14 in Southern Athletic Association play on Friday night.
Freshman midfielder Kate Davis tied the SAA record with eight goals in the game to lead the visiting Warriors (1-2, 1-0). Hendrix held a 33-25 shots advantage over the Stormy Petrels (0-2, 0-1), but both teams took 22 shots on goal.
Davis took 20 shots, 12 of which were on goal for eight goals and and assist. The Allen, Texas, product also recorded eight draw controls. McKenzie Stribling and Gabryele Pochron scored twice and Ayers had a goal, an assist and a team-high three ground balls. Raychl Reger caused three turnovers and picked up two ground balls to go with her goal. Landri Wenzel finished with a goal, two draw controls and a caused turnover. Freshman Rebecca Alexander recorded four saves in 23 minutes in goal. Dynica Greer also had four saves in 37 minutes.
Hendrix will take on Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. on Sunday morning.