Wesley falls to No. 8 Christopher Newport

Wesley falls to No. 8 Christopher Newport

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Wesley College women's basketball team dropped a 66-32 decision in a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) contest on the road to the No. 8 ranked Christopher Newport Captains Saturday afternoon.

In her first game since mid-January, junior guard Tiyanna Gibbs led the Wolverines off the bench with 11 points. Sophomore guard Monshea Newsome-Murray pulled down a game-high nine rebounds to tie a career-best. Newsome-Murray also tallied six points.

Senior forward Brionna Johnson notched eighth points and seven rebounds while senior guard Adriane Fraser added four points in the loss.

Anitra Thomas led the Captains with 11 points off the bench.

The Wolverines (7-16, 3-13 CAC) will be back in action Wednesday, Feb. 15 when they head to Middletown, Pa. to take on the Penn State Harrisburg Lions. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.