Hendrix women rally past Sewanee in final minutes

SEWANEE, Tenn. - Despite trailing for just over 37 minutes, the Hendrix College women's basketball team came back to defeat Sewanee - The University of the South, 58-55, at Juhan Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.



Tthe Warriors improvde to 12-13 overall and finish the Southern Athletic Association schedule with a 6-8 record, tying for fourth place with Berry and Birmingham-Southern. Due to tiebreaker rules, Hendrix will be the sixth seed at the SAA Tournament in Memphis, Tenn. and face third-seed Centre at 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon.



The Tigers fall to 9-16 and 2-12 and will be the eighth seed in the tourney.





Sewanee went up 55-51 after a pair of Jamie Chauvin free throws with 2:28 remaining. A 3-pointer by freshman guard Taylor Neal made the game 55-54 with 2:13 to play. After several missed chances on both ends, Hendrix took its first lead since early in the first half when Jamie Tate hit a bucket with 27 seconds left. After a missed jumper by Casey Hassett, Warrior sophomore forward Katy Gallien grabbed the rebound. Kriesel-Bigler sunk a pair of free throws with four seconds left for the final scores of the game.

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