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Panther Women Pull Away from Meredith with Strong Second Half

Panther Women Pull Away from Meredith with Strong Second Half
Zarkia Mattox had 13 points and 10 rebounds in the USA South win.
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FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College used a strong second-half surge to beat visiting Meredith College 61-36 in USA South Athletic Conference women's basketball action this afternoon at Swartz Gym.

RECORDS
Ferrum (10-6, 5-0 USA South), Meredith (1-13, 1-4 USA South)

THE BASICS
Ferrum used a 23-8 run in the third period to pull away for the USA South. The Panthers led 22-19 at halftime, but opened the third with a 15-4 run to winden the lead to 14 points. Maggie Self, Kelli Mounce and Kelsey Mosley each had a three-point bucket in that run.

KEY STATS
Ferrum: Zarkia Mattox 13 pts, 10 reb, 4 steals; Erin March 9 pts; Mounce 8 pts; Self 8 pts; Brooke Lewis 8 pts
Mededith: Jessi Hayes 16 pts

NEXT GAME
Ferrum hosts Averett University Sunday, Jan. 22. Tip-off for the USA South game is at 2:00 p.m. at Swartz Gym.