2019-20 Agnes Scott Women's Basketball News

  • Grant Rejects 200th Career Shot in Loss to Piedmont
    January 17, 2020
    DECATUR, Ga.—A fast start was just what Piedmont women’s basketball needed to hand Agnes Scott College a 73-35 defeat on Friday evening at the Woodruff Gymnasium. Senior Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) surpassed 200 blocks for a career in the first quarter and junior Musumaulai Galoia (Hephzebah, Ga.) collected a career-high 12 rebounds to highlight the Scottie effort.
  • Grant's Big Night Not Enough in Loss to Hawks
    January 14, 2020
    MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Huntingdon’s first-quarter burst carried the Hawks to a season sweep of Agnes Scott, besting the Scotties 82-45 on Tuesday night. Agnes Scott senior Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) notched season highs in points (22) and field goal percentage (56%), but the Scotties were unable to overcome a tough start to the game.
  • Panthers Rush Past Scotties with Late Burst
    January 11, 2020
    LAGRANGE, Ga.—A season-high 12 points from sophomore Shay Sweat (Lawrenceville, Ga.) was not enough to overcome a strong second half from host LaGrange as Agnes Scott women’s basketball fell 67-46 on Saturday, January 11. The Scotties led by a point at halftime, but LaGrange outscored the Scotties by 19 in the third period to take command of the game.
  • Tornados Get by Scotties in Fourth Quarter
    January 08, 2020
    BREVARD, N.C.—A strong fourth-quarter effort pushed Brevard College to a 66-44 victory over Agnes Scott in a USA South Conference women’s basketball contest on Wednesday evening. The Scotties crept to within striking distance with a stellar third period, but the Tornados pulled away late thanks to its outside shooting.
  • Scotties Fall to Bobcats in 2020 Opener
    January 04, 2020
    DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott dropped its final non-conference matchup of the season with a 70-36 result at home versus Bates College. Three Scotties ended the contest in double-figure scoring, but the home side could not overcome a season-high 38 turnovers in the end.
  • Season-Best Efforts Not Enough in Loss to Rhodes
    December 29, 2019
    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Rhodes College took an 84-48 result from Agnes Scott in the first game back for both teams following the holiday on Sunday afternoon. The Scotties played even with the Lynx in the first and third quarters, but Rhodes’ season-best effort from behind the arch led to slanted scores in the even quarters to send the home team to a victory.
  • Scotties Topped by Huntingdon in USA South Contest
    December 18, 2019
    DECATUR, Ga.—A short-handed Agnes Scott women’s basketball program did all it could to slow down the red hot Huntingdon Hawks before falling 64-37 in USA South action on Wednesday evening. The Hawks took a while to get going fresh off an impressive back-to-back sweep of Maryville and Piedmont last weekend, but eventually settled into a groove in the second half to pull away.
  • Scotties Drop Non-Conference Tilt to Emory
    December 10, 2019
    DECATUR, Ga.—Emory University women’s basketball rolled past Agnes Scott College 64-19 at Woodruff Gymnasium on Tuesday night December 10. The Scotties were unable to ever get anything going on offense and the Eagles’ depth proved pivotal from the opening tip. Emory improved to 7-2, while Agnes Scott dips to 0-9.
  • Mountaineers Take Down Scotties with Strong Second Half
    December 07, 2019
    DECATUR, Ga.—Berea’s extensive offensive streaks were too much for Agnes Scott women’s basketball to handle in an 81-44 loss at the Woodruff Gymnasium on Saturday, December 7. The Scotties withstood an early run from the Mountaineers, but Berea’s 18-0 run to end the first half turned the game for good. Berea improves to 6-2 on the season and 1-0 in the USA South Conference. Agnes Scott sees its record fall to 0-8 and 0-2.
  • Comeback Bid Falls Short in Final Minutes
    December 04, 2019
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—A furious fourth-quarter rally fell just short as the Agnes Scott offense ran out of steam in the final minutes allowing host Covenant to escape with a 55-46 victory. Emma Olson (Austin, Texas) had an efficient 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting, while Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) contributed a second double-double of the season with 12 points and 15 rebounds in limited minutes.
  • Scotties Drop Road Tilt at Hollins Despite Season-Best Output
    November 24, 2019
    ROANOKE, Va.—A strong bench effort from Serena Lytton carried Hollins to a 71-49 over Agnes Scott College on Sunday afternoon at Main Gymnasium. Lytton scored 20 points in 34 minutes off the bench, while Agnes Scott’s offensive leaders were limited due to foul trouble in the big win for Hollins. The Green and Gold improve to 2-2 on the season, while Agnes Scott falls to 0-6 to start the year.
  • Scotties Drop Home Contest to Berry College
    November 22, 2019
    DECATUR, Ga.—A near triple-double from senior forward Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) was not enough as the Agnes Scott women’s basketball team fell to visiting Berry College 75-39 on Friday night at Woodruff Gymnasium. The Scotties fall to 0-5 on the year, while Berry notches its third consecutive win to move to 3-2.
  • Panthers Power Past Scotties in Memorial Classic
    November 15, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham Southern protected its home court in the opener of the Richard Dardenne Memorial Classic with a 72-35 victory over visiting Agnes Scott. The Scotties were led by Shay Sweat (Lawrenceville, Ga.) with 11 points on 3-of-5 shooting.
  • Tigers Quiet Scotties in Tournament Final
    November 09, 2019
    DECATUR, Ga.—Sewanee took a 63-45 victory over Agnes Scott College in the finale of the 2019 Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic. A slow offensive start plagued the Scotties for the second night in a row and the Tigers took advantage for the fifth consecutive time. Sophomore Emma Olson (Austin, Texas) rebounded from Friday with a career night, scoring 16 points and collecting eight rebounds to lead all players in each category.
  • Bruins Get Past Scotties in Classic Debut
    November 08, 2019
    DECATUR, Ga.—A big first-half run powered Bob Jones University to a 71-43 victory over Agnes Scott College in the opener of the 2019 Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic on Friday night at Woodruff Gymnasium. The Bruins used a 26-8 second quarter thanks to an efficient outing from Kylee Leffew to open up at 26-point lead at the break and did enough to hold the Scotties from making a run in the second half.