Ladies, Gents complete road swing at Colorado College
Thursday, February 7, 2013

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary men’s and women’s basketball teams travel to Colorado College to wrap-up a season-long, five-game road trip beginning on Friday, Feb. 8. The contest is the first of back-to-back outings with CC as the squads meet again on Saturday, Feb. 9. The Ladies are set for 7 p.m. starts both nights with the Gents to follow at 9 p.m. central.

Centenary and Colorado College met earlier this season. The Ladies claimed a 61-57 decision in the Gold Dome to snap a six-game skid while the Gents suffered a 76-61 outcome in its only meeting with the Tigers.

The Ladies look to once again snap a slide against CC after dropping a pair of contests last weekend at Trinity and Southwestern.

Vashni Sharp-Moore continues to pace the Maroon and White during her senior season. The Shreveport, La., native is averaging 19.6 points on the campaign and 19.3 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Sharp-Moore stands as the top scorer in the conference.

Dionecia Warr joins her teammate in double digit scoring. The San Antonio, Texas, product ranks fourth in the conference with 15.9 points per game and 15.3 in SCAC action. Briana Edwards leads the Ladies in rebounding with nine boards per contest - second most in the conference. The Shreveport, La., native is averaging 9.2 in conference play.

Colorado College enters the weekend riding a six-game, losing streak that dates back to Jan. 12 in a 62-59 decision at Dallas.

The Tigers have a trio of players ranked in the top 15 of the conference in scoring. Kalli Kemling leads the unit with 11.2 points per game which stands 11th in the conference. Courtney Tyus stands the only other CC player in double figures averaging 10.4 points while Marissa Gradoz averages 9.8 points per contest. Tyus and Gradoz rank 14th and 15th in the conference respectively. Sarah Gunkel leads the Tigers on the glass with 7.7 rebounds which ranks fifth in the SCAC.

Jonathan Blount stands as the top scorer in the conference to lead the Gents. The Shreveport, junior averages 22 points per game this season and stands as the only player in the SCAC with 20-plus points per game. Blount is averaging 21.7 points in conference action.

Brett Bell stands second in the conference on the glass with 7.7 rebounds. The Flower Mound, Texas, product is averaging 6.3 in SCAC action to lead the Gents.

Colorado College has claimed its last three outings, including conference decisions over Trinity and Dallas. The pair of SCAC wins sandwich a non-conference outcome over Johnson and Wales University.

The duo of Chris Lesnansky and Ryan Milne pace the Tigers in scoring this season and rank in the top five of SCAC scorers. Lesnansky ranks third averaging 15.6 points with Milne posting 13.9 points per game ranked fifth. Ian Rewoldt stands as the top rebounder in the conference to lead the Black and Gold. Rewoldt is averaging 8.1 boards.

Following this weekend’s action Centenary returns to the Gold Dome to face Austin College on Saturday, Feb. 16.