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Williams Scores 30, R-MC Finishes Fifth in the ODAC

Team Huddle.
Team Huddle.

HOLLINS, Va. – Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) scored a season high 30 points in the 77-63 victory over Hollins. R-MC concluded the season with a 14-11 record and 8-8 ODAC record. The R-MC women's basketball team secures fifth place and will host a first round playoff game against Hollins on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Crenshaw Gym.

Randolph-Macon trailed 11-6 three minutes into the opening quarter. R-MC would then go on an 18-5 run in the final seven minutes of the quarter to take a 24-15.

R-MC and Hollins both scored 16 points in the second quarter. The Yellow jackets would outscore Hollins in both quarters in the second half to win the contest 77-63.

Williams went 13 of 18 from the floor and 4 of 5 from the free throw stripe to get to a season best 30 points. She added 12 rebounds to collect her ODAC leading 21st double-double of the season.

Junior Amber Lee (Rockville, Va./ Patrick Henry) had an outstanding all-around game scoring 18 points, dishing out six assists and recording nine rebounds.

Also scoring in double-digits was freshman Michal Ross (Glen Allen, Va./ Glen Allen), who went 5-8 from the floor and 2-3 from the free throw line.

The Yellow Jackets shot 49.2% from the floor, going 32-65. R-MC dominated the boards, snagging 46 rebounds compared to Hollins' 26.

The R-MC bench scored 25 points in the game, Ross led the bench with 12.

R-MC were picked ninth in the preseason poll and won three of its last four ODAC games to finish in fifth place, winning the tiebreaker over Virginia Wesleyan. Randolph-Macon will rematch Hollins at 7 p.m. in Crenshaw Gymnasium for an ODAC first round playoff game on Tuesday, February 21.