Georgia Northwestern Tops Covenant JV 70-57

Monday, January 21, 2013
Up only two points at the break, Georgia Northwestern would turn to freshmen Hunter Ivester (Trion, GA) and Richard Olsen (Calhoun, GA) to put away Covenant College Monday night, 70-57.

Ivester would lead all scoring with 22 points and swipe six steals in the Bobcats first road win of 2013. Olsen would go nine-of-11 from the free-throw line to add to his 20 points in the win over the JV Scots.

Covenant College’s Matt Brunjes and Micah Turner would both contribute 14 each in the home loss for the Scots.

Georgia Northwestern (6-13, 0-5) travels to Toccoa Falls College in Toccoa, Georgia Tuesday night for another non-region game. The Bobcats will be wrapping up a four-game road set which begin this past Friday night in Griffin, Georgia. Georgia Northwestern’s Fernando Lemus, Jr. (Rome, GA) continues to nurse a sore foot he hurt during the Emory-Oxford College game Saturday afternoon.

The Bobcats are a member of NJCAA Region XVII, the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association, and a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. For more information on Bobcat Athletics, contact the Georgia Northwestern Office of Sports Information at 706.764.3813 or e-mail to dfoley@gntc.edu.

Georgia Northwestern (70) – Richard Olsen 20 (9-of-11 ft), Hunter Ivester 22 (six steals), Todd 6, Miller 8, Reynolds 5, Cotton 5, Robinson 2, Dempsey 2.

Covenant College JV (57) – Micah Turner 14, Matt Dulk 14, Hyatt 2, Leithart 5, Matt Brunjes 14, Moss 1, Plating 3, Barnett 2, Gallagher 2.

Halftime Score:29-27, Georgia Northwestern



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