SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury University women's basketball team closed out the 2008 Optimist Classic with a 63-35 loss against Lebanon Valley College on Saturday evening at the Maggs Center.
The Sea Gulls (0-8) had a tough time shutting down Lebanon Valley (6-1), who shot 51 percent from the field and 81 percent (22-for-27) at the free-throw line.
Salisbury junior Kylie Hall was named to the all-tournament team for her performance during the two-day classic. Hall scored seven points, grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds and a team-high three assists against the Dutchmen. In the two games, Hall scored 20 points and ripped down 21 rebounds for the maroon and gold.
Freshman guard Glen Charlton led the Sea Gulls offensively as she scored 10 points against LVC. Fellow freshman Meghan Dunn scored eight points and had seven rebounds while sophomore guard Chante McKinney added five points and three rebounds. Freshman Sherrita Hall led the team with two steals.
The Dutchmen were led by Lori Lidlow's game-high 19 points and four rebounds. Forward Eryn Schultz added 14 in the win. Lebanon Valley led 27-14 at the half.
In the first women's basketball game on Saturday, Widener University defeated York (N.Y.) College 84-63. The rest of the all-tournament team included Caitlin Murphy (LVC), Beth Dessart Mager (Widener) and Justina Boatwright (York).
The Sea Gulls will host York (Pa.) College on Tuesday, December 9, at 6 p.m. in a Capital Athletic Conference game. This will be Salisbury's last game for the month of December.
2008 Optimist Classic - Women's Basketball
Lebanon Valley: Caitlin Murphy
Salisbury: Kylie Hall
Widener: Beth Dessart Mager
York (N.Y.): Justina Boatwright