15 Molly Shephard
15 Molly Shephard
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlottesville, Va.
High School: Monticello
Position: Forward
Major: Biomedical Science
gp 26
pts/g 15.6
fg % 52.4
3pt % 20.0
ft % 62.1
reb/g 8.7
a/g 1.2

2018-19 All-American Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Year
2019 D3hoops.com Third-Team All-South Region
2019 VaSID Second-Team All-State
2019 First-Team All-ODAC
2018 Lynchburg Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team
2018 Kean Classic All-Tournament Team
2018 Second-Team All-ODAC
2017 Susan Dunagan Holiday Classic Most Outstanding Player
2017 Third-Team All-ODAC
2016 Randolph-Macon Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament Team

Senior (2018-19): Started all 26 of the team's games and led the team in scoring and rebounding, reaching double-digit scoring in 22 contests ... Collected 10 double-doubles ... Became the program's 11th 1,000-point scorer Jan. 26 in a win over Roanoke ... Named ODAC Player of the Week Jan. 21 after a pair of 20-point performances in wins over Guilford and Bridgewater ... Named to Kean Classic and Lynchburg Holiday Classic tournament teams ... Finished her career as Lynchburg's all-time field-goal percentage record-holder.

Junior (2017-18): Started 24 of LC's 26 games, battling through injury to appear in all of them to earn a second-team All-ODAC honor ... Was second on the taem at 11.4 points per game, 7.1 rebounds per game, 31 steals, and 14 blocks ... Scored a season-high 24 points in a Jan. 6 win at Bridgewater ... Recorded 17 double-digit scoring games and four double-doubles ... Recorded back-to-back double-doubles at Roanoke's Susan Dunagan Holiday Classic to earn the tournament's MOP award.

Sophomore (2016-17): Appeared in all 30 games, making 14 starts. Averaged 10.7 points per game, shooting a team best 54% from the field. Averaged 5.5 rebounds per game and 1.1 steals per game.  Scored a career high 31 points against Randolph-Macon at home on January 21, during our annual alumni weekend.

Freshman (2015-16): Showed promise in her rookie campaign off the bench, seeing action in 22 games...Shot 55 percent from the floor and averaged 4.0 points and 2.8 rebounds a game 

Before Lynchburg: Four year starter for the Mustangs … All-time leading scorer at Monticello ... Jefferson District player of the year, regional player of the year, 2nd team All-State selection … Averaged 14 points and seven rebounds in her senior year… Also played softball.


Personal

Minor: Psychology

Parents: Tim and Barb Shephard

Siblings: Ellie

Dream Vacation: Visit the Maldive Islands

Favorite Movies: London Has Fallen, The Wedding Date

Favorite TV Show: American Dad

Career Aspirations: She wants to become an Orthopedic or Neurologic Physician Assistant

Why Is Being A Hornet Important To You?: Being a Hornet is important to me because I love all of the pride that comes with being Hornet, even after your four years are over. Just to see the Hornet Pride that lives on in everyone who has come through Lynchburg, makes me feel so lucky to get to experience it as well.

Recent Games
Jan 30 Emory & Henry L, 61-59
Feb 6 at Ferrum W, 67-63
Feb 9 East. Mennonite W, 68-61
Feb 13 at Roanoke L, 78-72
Feb 16 Shenandoah L, 57-49
Feb 22 vs. Washington and Lee L, 79-77
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 18
Games started 26 18
Minutes 752 515
Minutes per game 28.9 28.6
FG 151-288 101-190
FG Pct 52.4 53.2
3PT 3-15 1-7
3PT Pct 20.0 14.3
FT 100-161 78-124
FT Pct 62.1 62.9
Off rebounds 73 50
Def rebounds 153 101
Total rebounds 226 151
Rebounds per game 8.7 8.4
Personal fouls 63 44
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 32 18
Turnovers 68 38
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.5
Steals 24 16
Blocks 17 10
Points 405 281
Points per game 15.6 15.6
Points per 40 min 21.5 21.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 vs. Concord   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 N.C. Wesleyan W, 80-52 1 21 4-10 40.0 1-2 50.0 2-4 50.0 11
Nov 13 Averett L, 60-52 1 34 6-16 37.5 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 17
Nov 16 vs. Moravian L, 69-63 1 31 5-10 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 10
Nov 17 at Kean L, 83-79 1 44 10-14 71.4 1-2 50.0 6-8 75.0 27
Nov 20 at Mary Washington L, 64-49 1 28 5-13 38.5 0-1 0.0 1-5 20.0 11
Nov 27 at Washington and Lee W, 68-60 1 32 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Nov 29 at Randolph-Macon L, 58-55 1 30 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 12
Dec 2 at Shenandoah W, 74-62 1 27 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 9
Dec 5 Randolph W, 80-54 1 23 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Dec 8 Va. Wesleyan L, 73-55 1 32 7-13 53.8 1-1 100.0 7-13 53.8 22
Dec 29 No. 16 Chris. Newport L, 74-65 1 27 8-14 57.1 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 19
Dec 30 Meredith W, 69-50 1 18 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Jan 5 at East. Mennonite L, 53-42 1 32 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
Jan 7 Washington and Lee W, 75-69 1 26 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 8
Jan 9 Hollins W, 66-50 1 22 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 13
Jan 12 at No. 21 Emory & Henry L, 63-59 1 22 8-11 72.7 0-2 0.0 3-6 50.0 19
Jan 16 Guilford W, 85-76 1 29 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 20
Jan 19 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 77-68 1 36 9-14 64.3 0-0 - 9-11 81.8 27
Jan 23 at Randolph W, 66-55 1 19 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 6
Jan 26 Roanoke W, 77-65 1 33 8-14 57.1 0-0 - 5-10 50.0 21
Jan 30 Emory & Henry L, 61-59 1 31 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 15
Feb 6 at Ferrum W, 67-63 1 28 4-9 44.4 0-2 0.0 5-6 83.3 13
Feb 9 East. Mennonite W, 68-61 1 28 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 15
Feb 13 at Roanoke L, 78-72 1 34 10-16 62.5 0-0 - 8-15 53.3 28
Feb 16 Shenandoah L, 57-49 1 31 7-12 58.3 0-1 0.0 4-11 36.4 18
Feb 22 vs. Washington and Lee L, 79-77 1 34 7-14 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 19
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 vs. Concord   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 N.C. Wesleyan W, 80-52 1 21 2 12 14 3 1 3.0 0 1 0 -
Nov 13 Averett L, 60-52 1 34 3 8 11 0 4 0.0 1 4 2 -
Nov 16 vs. Moravian L, 69-63 1 31 3 5 8 2 5 0.4 0 0 3 0
Nov 17 at Kean L, 83-79 1 44 3 6 9 2 4 0.5 3 1 4 0
Nov 20 at Mary Washington L, 64-49 1 28 4 8 12 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 27 at Washington and Lee W, 68-60 1 32 4 7 11 1 2 0.5 2 2 3 -
Nov 29 at Randolph-Macon L, 58-55 1 30 1 5 6 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Shenandoah W, 74-62 1 27 0 8 8 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 5 Randolph W, 80-54 1 23 1 12 13 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 8 Va. Wesleyan L, 73-55 1 32 3 3 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 29 No. 16 Chris. Newport L, 74-65 1 27 4 7 11 3 4 0.8 0 1 4 -
Dec 30 Meredith W, 69-50 1 18 2 2 4 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 -
Jan 5 at East. Mennonite L, 53-42 1 32 3 3 6 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 -
Jan 7 Washington and Lee W, 75-69 1 26 2 5 7 2 2 1.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 9 Hollins W, 66-50 1 22 7 1 8 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 12 at No. 21 Emory & Henry L, 63-59 1 22 3 3 6 0 3 0.0 2 0 4 0
Jan 16 Guilford W, 85-76 1 29 2 4 6 3 3 1.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 19 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 77-68 1 36 3 8 11 2 1 2.0 2 0 2 -
Jan 23 at Randolph W, 66-55 1 19 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 26 Roanoke W, 77-65 1 33 3 6 9 1 1 1.0 2 2 3 -
Jan 30 Emory & Henry L, 61-59 1 31 1 8 9 0 4 0.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 6 at Ferrum W, 67-63 1 28 6 5 11 1 3 0.3 1 2 5 1
Feb 9 East. Mennonite W, 68-61 1 28 3 5 8 0 2 0.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 13 at Roanoke L, 78-72 1 34 3 7 10 0 5 0.0 2 1 2 -
Feb 16 Shenandoah L, 57-49 1 31 4 9 13 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 22 vs. Washington and Lee L, 79-77 1 34 2 4 6 2 7 0.3 2 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 22 - 6.5 1.6-3.0 55.4 0.0-0.4 12.5 0.6-1.3 48.3 4.0
2016-17 30 14 21.4 4.2-7.8 54.0 0.6-1.4 41.5 1.7-2.9 56.8 10.7
2017-18 26 24 26.9 4.6-9.6 47.6 0.3-1.3 20.0 2.0-3.4 58.4 11.4
2018-19 26 26 28.9 5.8-11.1 52.4 0.1-0.6 20.0 3.8-6.2 62.1 15.6
Total 104 64 21.5 4.2-8.1 51.7 0.3-1.0 28.3 2.1-3.5 58.9 10.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 22 - 144 36-65 55.4 1-8 12.5 14-29 48.3 87
2016-17 30 14 643 127-235 54.0 17-41 41.5 50-88 56.8 321
2017-18 26 24 700 119-250 47.6 7-35 20.0 52-89 58.4 297
2018-19 26 26 752 151-288 52.4 3-15 20.0 100-161 62.1 405
Total 104 64 2239 433-838 51.7 28-99 28.3 216-367 58.9 1110
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 22 - 6.5 10.0-18.1 55.4 0.3-2.2 12.5 3.9-8.1 48.3 24.2
2016-17 30 14 21.4 7.9-14.6 54.0 1.1-2.6 41.5 3.1-5.5 56.8 20.0
2017-18 26 24 26.9 6.8-14.3 47.6 0.4-2.0 20.0 3.0-5.1 58.4 17.0
2018-19 26 26 28.9 8.0-15.3 52.4 0.2-0.8 20.0 5.3-8.6 62.1 21.5
Total 104 64 21.5 7.7-15.0 51.7 0.5-1.8 28.3 3.9-6.6 58.9 19.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 22 - 6.5 1.2 1.6 2.8 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.0
2016-17 30 14 21.4 2.2 3.3 5.5 1.8 0.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 1.1 0.5
2017-18 26 24 26.9 2.4 4.7 7.1 2.3 0.0 1.2 2.1 0.6 1.6 0.5
2018-19 26 26 28.9 2.8 5.9 8.7 2.4 0.0 1.2 2.6 0.5 0.9 0.7
Total 104 64 21.5 2.2 3.9 6.1 1.9 0.0 0.9 1.6 0.6 1.0 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 22 - 144 26 35 61 21 0 6 8 0.8 10 0
2016-17 30 14 643 66 98 164 55 1 26 38 0.7 32 14
2017-18 26 24 700 62 122 184 61 1 31 54 0.6 41 14
2018-19 26 26 752 73 153 226 63 1 32 68 0.5 24 17
Total 104 64 2239 227 408 635 200 3 95 168 0.6 107 45
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 22 - 6.5 7.2 9.7 16.9 5.8 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 2.8 0.0
2016-17 30 14 21.4 4.1 6.1 10.2 3.4 0.1 1.6 2.4 0.7 2.0 0.9
2017-18 26 24 26.9 3.5 7.0 10.5 3.5 0.1 1.8 3.1 0.6 2.3 0.8
2018-19 26 26 28.9 3.9 8.1 12.0 3.4 0.1 1.7 3.6 0.5 1.3 0.9
Total 104 64 21.5 4.1 7.3 11.3 3.6 0.1 1.7 3.0 0.6 1.9 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 26 28.9 5.8-11.1 52.4 0.1-0.6 20.0 3.8-6.2 62.1 15.6
Conference 18 18 28.6 5.6-10.6 53.2 0.1-0.4 14.3 4.3-6.9 62.9 15.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 27.3 5.7-10.9 52.1 0.2-0.5 33.3 3.9-6.7 58.6 15.5
Away 11 11 30.2 5.9-11.1 53.3 0.1-0.6 14.3 4.0-6.0 66.7 15.9
Neutral 2 2 32.5 6.0-12.0 50.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 2.5-4.0 62.5 14.5
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Wins 13 13 26.3 5.1-9.4 54.1 0.1-0.4 20.0 3.5-5.4 65.7 13.8
Losses 13 13 31.5 6.5-12.8 51.2 0.2-0.8 20.0 4.2-7.0 59.3 17.4
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November 7 7 31.4 5.9-12.6 46.6 0.3-0.9 33.3 2.6-4.3 60.0 14.6
December 5 5 25.4 5.4-8.8 61.4 0.2-0.4 50.0 3.4-5.2 65.4 14.4
January 9 9 27.8 5.4-10.6 51.6 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.4-6.8 65.6 15.3
February 5 5 31.0 6.8-12.2 55.7 0.0-0.8 0.0 5.0-8.8 56.8 18.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 26 752 151-288 52.4 3-15 20.0 100-161 62.1 405
Conference 18 18 515 101-190 53.2 1-7 14.3 78-124 62.9 281
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 355 74-142 52.1 2-6 33.3 51-87 58.6 201
Away 11 11 332 65-122 53.3 1-7 14.3 44-66 66.7 175
Neutral 2 2 65 12-24 50.0 0-2 0.0 5-8 62.5 29
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Wins 13 13 342 66-122 54.1 1-5 20.0 46-70 65.7 179
Losses 13 13 410 85-166 51.2 2-10 20.0 54-91 59.3 226
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November 7 7 220 41-88 46.6 2-6 33.3 18-30 60.0 102
December 5 5 127 27-44 61.4 1-2 50.0 17-26 65.4 72
January 9 9 250 49-95 51.6 0-3 0.0 40-61 65.6 138
February 5 5 155 34-61 55.7 0-4 0.0 25-44 56.8 93
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 26 28.9 8.0-15.3 52.4 0.2-0.8 20.0 5.3-8.6 62.1 21.5
Conference 18 18 28.6 7.8-14.8 53.2 0.1-0.5 14.3 6.1-9.6 62.9 21.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 27.3 8.3-16.0 52.1 0.2-0.7 33.3 5.7-9.8 58.6 22.6
Away 11 11 30.2 7.8-14.7 53.3 0.1-0.8 14.3 5.3-8.0 66.7 21.1
Neutral 2 2 32.5 7.4-14.8 50.0 0.0-1.2 0.0 3.1-4.9 62.5 17.8
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Wins 13 13 26.3 7.7-14.3 54.1 0.1-0.6 20.0 5.4-8.2 65.7 20.9
Losses 13 13 31.5 8.3-16.2 51.2 0.2-1.0 20.0 5.3-8.9 59.3 22.0
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November 7 7 31.4 7.5-16.0 46.6 0.4-1.1 33.3 3.3-5.5 60.0 18.5
December 5 5 25.4 8.5-13.9 61.4 0.3-0.6 50.0 5.4-8.2 65.4 22.7
January 9 9 27.8 7.8-15.2 51.6 0.0-0.5 0.0 6.4-9.8 65.6 22.1
February 5 5 31.0 8.8-15.7 55.7 0.0-1.0 0.0 6.5-11.4 56.8 24.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 26 28.9 2.8 5.9 8.7 2.4 0.0 1.2 2.6 0.5 0.9 0.7
Conference 18 18 28.6 2.8 5.6 8.4 2.4 0.1 1.0 2.1 0.5 0.9 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 27.3 2.8 6.3 9.2 2.0 - 1.2 2.2 0.6 0.5 0.8
Away 11 11 30.2 2.8 5.6 8.5 2.9 0.1 1.1 2.5 0.4 1.4 0.6
Neutral 2 2 32.5 2.5 4.5 7.0 2.5 0.0 2.0 6.0 0.3 1.0 0.0
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Wins 13 13 26.3 2.8 5.9 8.7 2.2 0.1 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.8 0.6
Losses 13 13 31.5 2.8 5.8 8.7 2.7 0.0 1.0 3.3 0.3 1.0 0.7
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November 7 7 31.4 2.9 7.3 10.1 2.3 0.0 1.6 2.7 0.6 1.1 1.1
December 5 5 25.4 2.0 6.4 8.4 1.6 - 1.2 2.2 0.5 0.2 0.2
January 9 9 27.8 2.8 4.4 7.2 2.9 0.0 1.3 2.2 0.6 0.9 0.6
February 5 5 31.0 3.6 6.0 9.6 2.6 0.2 0.6 3.6 0.2 1.4 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 26 752 73 153 226 63 1 32 68 0.5 24 17
Conference 18 18 515 50 101 151 44 1 18 38 0.5 16 10
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 355 37 82 119 26 - 16 29 0.6 7 10
Away 11 11 332 31 62 93 32 1 12 27 0.4 15 7
Neutral 2 2 65 5 9 14 5 0 4 12 0.3 2 0
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Wins 13 13 342 36 77 113 28 1 19 25 0.8 11 8
Losses 13 13 410 37 76 113 35 0 13 43 0.3 13 9
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November 7 7 220 20 51 71 16 0 11 19 0.6 8 8
December 5 5 127 10 32 42 8 - 6 11 0.5 1 1
January 9 9 250 25 40 65 26 0 12 20 0.6 8 5
February 5 5 155 18 30 48 13 1 3 18 0.2 7 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 26 26 28.9 3.9 8.1 12.0 3.4 0.1 1.7 3.6 0.5 1.3 0.9
Conference 18 18 28.6 3.9 7.8 11.7 3.4 0.1 1.4 3.0 0.5 1.2 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 27.3 4.2 9.2 13.4 2.9 0.0 1.8 3.3 0.6 0.8 1.1
Away 11 11 30.2 3.7 7.5 11.2 3.9 0.1 1.4 3.3 0.4 1.8 0.8
Neutral 2 2 32.5 3.1 5.5 8.6 3.1 0.0 2.5 7.4 0.3 1.2 0.0
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Wins 13 13 26.3 4.2 9.0 13.2 3.3 0.1 2.2 2.9 0.8 1.3 0.9
Losses 13 13 31.5 3.6 7.4 11.0 3.4 0.0 1.3 4.2 0.3 1.3 0.9
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November 7 7 31.4 3.6 9.3 12.9 2.9 0.0 2.0 3.5 0.6 1.5 1.5
December 5 5 25.4 3.1 10.1 13.2 2.5 0.0 1.9 3.5 0.5 0.3 0.3
January 9 9 27.8 4.0 6.4 10.4 4.2 0.0 1.9 3.2 0.6 1.3 0.8
February 5 5 31.0 4.6 7.7 12.4 3.4 0.3 0.8 4.6 0.2 1.8 0.8
Sun May 12
Final
7 No. 17 Lynchburg
4 at No. 1 Va. Wesleyan
NCAA Tournament - Virginia Beach Regional
Sun May 12
Final
2 No. 1 Va. Wesleyan
4 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
@ Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, Va. NCAA Tournament - Virginia Beach Regional
Fri May 17
Final
2 No. 18 Emory
7 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 1
Sat May 18
Final
9 No. 18 Emory
5 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 2
Sat May 18
Final
10 No. 18 Emory
8 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 3
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