Jaleesa Gladden (JR Chester, SC) scored 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead three North Greenville players in double figures as the Crusaders eased past Reinhardt College (GA) 77-58 Saturday afternoon at Hayes Gymnasium.
Nikki Wood (JR Spartanburg, SC) added 12 points and five assists and Karly Stache (FR Louisville, TN) popped in 12 points in her first action in an NGU uniform.
NGU led by a slim 26-24 margin at halftime, but poured in 51 points in the second half for the easy win. The Crusaders dominated the boards with a 67-42 margin. Whitney Smith led the defensive effort with 13 rebounds for NGU.
The Crusaders will next face Converse College on the road Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 7:00 p.m. in their next action.