ROME, Ga.--The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2018-2019 Academic All-Conference Team. This season found 1,441 student-athletes earning Academic All-Conference honors, including 32 from Decatur.
DECATUR, Ga.—The setting sun peeking through the Leticia Pate Evans Dining Hall windows was a perfect, symbolic backdrop to the 2019 Agnes Scott Athletics Awards Banquet on Thursday evening. The Agnes Scott Athletics Department celebrated the accomplishments and victories of both teams and individuals during the ceremony, as the 2018-19 academic year comes to a close.
ROME, Ga.—Junior Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) was named to the USA South West Division Second Team on Thursday afternoon as released by the conference office. Grant found her name on the season awards list for the third consecutive season after finishing as one of the top producing forwards once again.
DECATUR, Ga.—There was plenty to celebrate on Saturday afternoon for Agnes Scott Basketball as they cruised by visiting Wesleyan 66-6 at a packed Woodruff Gymnasium. The Scotties hosted Senior Day and their annual Play4Kay game while giving the home crowd a show in the 2018-19 season finale.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.—A torrid start carried Huntingdon to a 65-43 win over visiting Agnes Scott College in USA South Women’s Basketball play on Wednesday evening. The Hawks scored the first 15 points of the contest and never looked back to secure a season sweep of the Scotties.
DECATUR, Ga.—Junior Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) became the fourth Agnes Scott basketball student-athlete to break 1,000 points for a career in the third quarter of a 60-39 loss to LaGrange on Wednesday evening. Grant’s complete effort was a bright spot in a frustrating offensive night for the home side.
BREVARD, N.C.—Brevard’s offense was white hot from beginning to end to help the Tornados to a comfortable 73-49 victory over Agnes Scott in a USA South Women’s Basketball contest on Saturday afternoon. Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) led all scorers with 21 points while notching her fourth consecutive double-double in what has become a dominant January for the junior.
BEREA, Ky.—Berea (13-4, 9-1 USA South) survived a scare from Agnes Scott in a 70-68 overtime contest on Sunday afternoon at the Seabury Center. The Scotties looked poised to notch their second win of the season in upset fashion, but Berea scored in the waning seconds of regulation and then again in overtime to beat the visitors.
MARYVILLE, Tenn.—Maryville College broke open a close game with a powerful second half to beat the Agnes Scott Scotties 83-47 in USA South Women’s Basketball on Saturday afternoon. Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.) had her fourth double-double in the last six games with 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks to lead the Scotties.
DEMOREST, Ga.—Piedmont showed why it sits atop the USA South Conference West Division by beating Agnes Scott 70-40 at Cave Arena on Wednesday January 16, 2019. The Lions and Scotties played to a fair even first quarter, but Piedmont’s consistency on offense proved too much for Agnes Scott to keep up with in the 30-point defeat.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball fell at the hands of visiting Huntingdon on Sunday afternoon, 70-46. The Hawks shot over 50-percent from deep in the first half to take a commanding 42-24 halftime lead before settling in to take the game outright.
DECATUR, Ga.—Covenant came into Woodruff Gymnasium and took home a 74-47 victory over Agnes Scott College in USA South Women’s Basketball play. The Scots used a 21-5 run in the first quarter to keep the Scotties playing from behind for the rest of the afternoon.
MACON, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball put a big check in the win column as the Scotties controlled host Wesleyan for all 40 minutes in a dominant 88-22 victory at Porter Gymnasium. Several Scotties saw career highs across a multitude of stat categories, but none more glaring than a game-high 20 points for first-year Deja White (Loganville, Ga.) off of the bench.
DECATUR, Ga.—USA South West Division leader Piedmont took care of business with a 71-53 victory at Agnes Scott College on Sunday afternoon at the Woodruff Gymnasium. Behind the near flawless showing from junior point guard Amari Price (Hiram, Ga.), Piedmont was able to build up a 15-point lead in the first half and kept the Scotties at bay in the second half to clinch the contest.
DECATUR, Ga.—A strong shooting performance carried visiting Maryville to a 77-48 win over Agnes Scott in USA South Women’s Basketball action on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Woodruff Gymnasium. Maryville improves to 5-8 and 3-1 in the conference, while Agnes Scott dips to 0-14 and 0-5.
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga.—A 25-5 run spanning the first and second quarters was all host Covenant needed to beat Agnes Scott in USA South Women’s Basketball action on Wednesday afternoon. The Scotties put up a good fight coming out of halftime, but Covenant’s first-half spurt gave them the cushion they needed to pull off a 63-48 win.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Rhodes College defended its home gym with a 73-47 win over Agnes Scott in the final game of 2018 for both teams. The Lynx outscored the Scotties in each quarter and broke open the game in the final period to win its seventh contest of the season. Agnes Scott falls to 0-12 this year.
DECATUR, Ga.—The North Park University Vikings pulled away in the second half to notch a 62-45 victory over Agnes Scott College at Woodruff Gymnasium on Friday. The Vikings held a three-point lead at halftime but nearly matched their first-half scoring total in the third period to put some distance between the two sides.
MT. BERRY, Ga.—A furious offensive effort in the third quarter paced Berry (4-6) to edge Agnes Scott 54-46 on Tuesday afternoon at The Cage. The Scotties led by five points at halftime, but Berry came out firing in the third period to completely change the game’s momentum.
DECATUR, Ga.—A third-quarter push helped visiting Berea to a 77-47 victory over Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball in USA South action. After the Scotties trimmed a large deficit before the half, Berea scored the first 18 points of the second half to put away the game.
DECATUR, Ga.—Brevard College Women’s Basketball used a strong second half to complete a comeback over Agnes Scott College on a cold, rainy Saturday in Decatur. The Scotties took a one-point lead into the break, but third-quarter woes continued to haunt the home side as Brevard (6-2, 2-1 USA South) used an early run to reclaim the advantage for good in a 52-41 win.
LAGRANGE, Ga.—A dip into USA South Conference play did not go quite as planned as LaGrange defended its gym with a 58-36 win over Agnes Scott on Wednesday night. The Panthers raced out to a double-digit lead after the first quarter and pulled away from the Scotties to get over .500 for the season at 5-4.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A frustrating second half led to Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball to a 64-44 loss at Birmingham Southern on Wednesday, November 28. The Scotties were the sharper team in the first 20 minutes of action despite trailing by two at the break, but two lengthy scoring droughts in the second half allowed the Panthers to change the outlook completely in a non-conference matchup.
MARIETTA, Ga.—Life University held onto a big early lead to down Agnes Scott 85-51 in non-conference women’s basketball play on Saturday evening. Life improves to 5-2 this season, while Agnes Scott falls to 0-4 to start the year.
ATLANTA, Ga.—Oglethrope showed why it’s one of the best teams in the South region as the Stormy Petrels handled Agnes Scott 78-37 in non-conference women’s basketball action. The Stormy Petrels built up a 41-11 lead by halftime and never let the Scotties get in a groove to improve to 2-0 on the season. Agnes Scott falls to 0-3 after playing three games in four days to start the year.
DECATUR, Ga.—Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball fell to Sewanee 59-47 in the finale of the Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic on Sunday afternoon. The Scotties were unable to shake off a slow start despite strong second-half performances from Kalin Smith (Klin, Miss.) and Garis Grant (Charleston, S.C.).
DECATUR, Ga.—Visiting Averett University outlasted Agnes Scott Women’s Basketball in the first game of the inaugural Agnes Scott Tip-Off Classic, 48-42. The Scotties started off hot and held the halftime lead, but an Averett run early in the second half made all the difference as both offenses slowed over the final 20 minutes.