Beavers Fend Off Ravens

Beavers Fend Off Ravens

Credit Source: Anderson University Athletics

Bluffton University (13-3) fended off the Anderson University women’s basketball team (4-4) with a 58-45 victory on Friday in Bluffton, Ohio.


  • Sydney Cavanaugh made a 3-pointer to give Bluffton a 14-9 lead with 57 seconds left in the first quarter.
  • A pair of layups from Mariah Clemons along with a layup from Lexi Dellinger gave Anderson a 15-14 lead in the second quarter.
  • There were four lead changes in the second quarter.
  • Taylor Malson hit a 3-pointer to put the Beavers ahead 25-19 with 1:43 left in the second quarter. Kylie Brock added a basket to help close an 11-2 run to end the quarter.
  • The Beavers outscored the Ravens 21-6 in the third quarter.
  • Anderson trailed by as many as 24 (50-26) in the fourth quarter before trimming the deficit to 13 by the end of the game. The Ravens outscored the Beavers 20-10 in the fourth quarter.


  • Anderson was held to just 1-of-13 (7.7 percent) from 3-point range. Bluffton converted 8-of-26 (30.8 percent) attempts from the perimeter.
  • The Beavers knocked down 23-of-61 (37.7 percent) shots from the floor while the Ravens made 18-of-54 (33.3 percent) attempts from the floor.
  • Hannah Hawkins pulled down a team-high 13 rebounds.
  • Dellinger and Allie Owens led the Ravens with nine points apiece.
  • Clemons and Carly Holley turned in eight points each.


  • Bluffton was the aggressor from start to finish. They did a great job dictating the flow of this game and defended their home court like a very good team does.
  • We need to regroup, clean some things up in the morning, and be ready for a game on our court [on Saturday].


The Ravens and the Beavers battle on Saturday at 2 p.m. in O.C. Lewis Gymnasium.

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