Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

March 5, 2014

Season ends for CU basketball

Softball squad loses two

WHEELING — The Concord University women's basketball team lost to Wheeling Jesuit, 71-60, in the first round of the Mountain East Conference Tuesday night in Wheeling.

Andrea Bertrand led all scorers with 28 points while also grabbing 11 rebounds to end the season with her seventh double-double of the year. She went 10-for-24 from the field and 8-for-11 from the free-throw line.

In her junior season, Bertrand became the sixth player in Concord  history to record 1,000 points and 500 rebounds in a career while also becoming just the third player to register 1,000-point, 500-rebound and 100-steal careers.

Jacqueline Kestner nearly tallied her fifth double-double of the season with eight points and eight rebounds in addition to a team-high five assists.

Wheeling Jesuit moves on to play top-seeded Glenville State in the second round of the MEC Tournament Thursday.

Concord ends its season with an overall record of 10-17 and a MEC mark of 8-15.


SHEPHERDSTOWN — The season came to an end for the Concord University Mountain Lions Tuesday night as the Shepherd Rams claimed an 86-68 win in the opening round of the Mountain East Conference Tournament at the Butcher Center.

Cam Shannon led the Mountain Lions with 20 points and Aaron Miller checked in with 19. Terry Hopewell tallied 13 for Concord who finished the year 8-20.

Morgan McDonald was a wrecking crew for Shepherd as he scored 25 points, pulled down 16 rebounds, had three blocks, three steals and two assists. Brantley Osborne scored 18 points and grabbed eight boards.

Shepherd (19-9) out-rebounded Concord 42-25. The Rams advance to the MEC quarterfinals in Charleston later this week.


JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Concord University softball team lost a doubleheader to Carson-Newman College, 8-5 and 7-4, Tuesday afternoon at The Vick Softball Field in Jefferson City, Tenn.

The losses drop Concord's record to 10-5 on the season while Carson-Newman improves to 15-5 with the wins.

The Mountain Lions were led on the day by sophomore second baseman Kristen Rose, who went 3-for-8 with one run and five RBI to go with a double, triple and home run.

Concord hosts Millersville University, Friday at 2 p.m. in the Mountain Lions' home opener.

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