LYNCHBURG, Va. – Dominique Jackson (Greensboro, N.C./Ben L. Smith) posted 20 points as the Randolph College women's basketball team fell to Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) rival the University of Lynchburg, 80-54, on Wednesday evening in Turner Gymnasium.
The WildCats would trail the host Hornets by eight (26-18) at the conclusion of the first quarter but Lynchburg outscored Randolph 17-13 to hold a 41-31 lead at intermission. Despite the WildCats cutting the score to 43-38 at the 7:29 mark in the third quarter, Lynchburg pushed a 23-4 run to increase its margin to 66-42 heading into the final period. Randolph slowly chipped away at Lynchburg's lead but the Hornets would ultimately take the final 80-54 tally as time expired.
Jackson converted 7-of-18 shots from the field, made 4-of-4 from the line and 2-of-3 shots from three-point range to conclude with 20 points, while adding a team-high six rebounds. Mikayla Sink (Lexington, N.C./Central Davidson) put up 17 points for the WildCats, hitting 5-of-15 shots from the floor, making 4-of-9 shots from three-point range and converting 3-of-4 shots from the charity stripe. Kalyn Banks (Clinton, Md./From the Heart Christian School) ended the game with eight points while Yanessa Cabrera (Manassas, Va./Stonewall Jackson) recorded a team-high four assists.
The WildCats drop to 3-6, 1-2 ODAC and continue ODAC play on Saturday, Dec 8 when they host Shenandoah University in the RAD Center. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.