DOVER, DE – Wesley College's women's basketball team dropped a hard-fought game to Capital Athletic Conference rival Salisbury, 66-57, on Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines finish the season a 3-22 and 0-12 in the CAC while the Sea Gulls improve to 14-11 overall and 7-5 in league play.
Jazmine Miller finished with a game-high 18 points to go with seven rebounds and seven steals in her final collegiate game. Fellow senior Jenny Kaufman notched her first career-double-double with ten points and ten rebounds. Heather Fuller tallied a game-high 12 rebounds to go with seven points and Rachelle Allen recorded six points and six steals.
For much of the first period the two rivals were neck-and-neck, but Salisbury began to pull away when it went on a 15-1 run that lasted over four minutes and gave the Sea Gulls a 28-16 lead. Miller stopped the bleeding for Wesley with a three but the Wolverines went into the half trailing 36-28.
Salisbury went on another long run to open the second half, extending its lead to as many as 22 at 66-44 with just over six minutes left. Wesley scored the game's final 13 points but the gap was just too much to overcome.
Four players scored in double figures for the Sea Gulls, led by Anna Hackett who finished with 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting.