Emory, Va. -- Despite a 27-point, 15-rebound effort from senior forward Caroline Naumann (Mechanicsville, Va.), the Lynchburg College women's basketball team fell in Saturday's regular-season finale, 60-47, at Emory & Henry.
Naumann moved into seventh on Lynchburg's all-time scoring list with a career that now totals 1,140 points. She passed Lynchburg head coach Abby Pyzik Smith on the leaderboard.
Sydney McKinney led the Wasps with 17 points.
Final: Emory & Henry 60, Lynchburg 47
Records: Emory & Henry (20-5, 13-3 ODAC), Lynchburg (20-5, 12-4 ODAC)
Venue: John Rutledge King Center, Emory & Henry College, Emory, Va.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Lynchburg leapt out to a double-digit lead on the heels of a 9-0 run and led 16-6 after the first period. Naumann scored nine points in the first 10 minutes.
- The Wasps made their run late in the second period, ending the first half on a 16-3 run to take a 27-23 advantage.
- E&H added a 10-0 run in the third to take control of the game.
The Hornets will carry the No. 3 seed into next week's Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament, and will play the winner of Monday's game Virginia Wesleyan and Randolph in the 8 p.m. quarterfinal game Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Salem Civic Center.