GEORGETOWN, Texas – Hendrix College sophomore forward Jamie Tate broke the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference single-season rebounding record and freshman forward Maggie Biggs-Scribner scored a season-high 20 points, but that was not enough Saturday night as Southwestern University topped the Warriors, 88-71, at the Robertson Center.
Tate, from Nashville, Tenn., grabbed 10 rebounds on the night giving her 327 for the year, passing Katy Williams of Austin College’s record of 320 set in the 2009-10 season. Tate already set the Hendrix school record and she leads NCAA Division III in total rebounds and is second in rebounds per game.
For the game, the Pirates shot 53 percent (29-of-55) and were 7-of-12 from 3-point range and 23-of-32 at the free-throw line. The Warriors made 41 percent (26-of-64) of their shots, went 6-of-18 from the field and 13-of-22 from the line.
Biggs-Scribner, of Fort Worth, Texas, scored double-digits for the second straight game, scoring 20 points on 10-of-15 shooting. She also had a six rebounds. Tate ended with 14 points to go with the 10 boards for her 14th double-double of the season. Senior guard Anna Roane made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points. Senior guard Katy Ashley-Pauley dished out a season-best eight assists and senior guard Samantha Devlin recorded four steals.
The Warriors will step out of conference play on Wednesday when they host Rust College at 5 p.m.