Warriors teams struggle in early going

By: Jeff Bussell William Jessup University
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OREGON _ The William Jessup University men’s basketball team dropped three games on consecutive night while in Oregon. Corban University defeated the Warriors 72-55 on Saturday night in Salem. Rocklin native Jordan Wilson led the Warriors for the second night with 11 points. Junior Kevin Stanley added 10 points. The Warriors fell to Northwest Christian University, 73-63, in Eugene, Friday night. Wilson scored 15 points, while adding six assist and five rebounds. New Hope Christian College upset the Warriors, 52-47, Thursday night, also in Eugene. Senior Anthony Anderson (Roseville returned to the court from the injured list to lead the Warriors with 13 points. William Jessup will return to action Jan. 2 as they host UC Santa Cruz. Womens Basketball William Jessup’s women’s basketball team continued to battle through injuries as they dropped three more games last week. With only eight players in uniform, Saturday night, the Lady Warriors fell to Corban University, 69-57, in Salem. Lindsey Cesena and senior Cassie Davidson led the Warriors with 13 points apiece. Maria Viola and sophomore Brittany Smith added 11 and 12 points, respectively. The Lady Warriors fell to Northwest Christian University, 73-63, in Eugene on Friday night. Junior Rebecca Morris had a breakout game with 16 points. Willamette University picked up their first victory of the year defeating the Warriors 78-59, in Salem, Thursday night. Davidson led the Warriors with 18 points, while Viola and Alyssa Wright added 14 points apiece. William Jessup will return home to host San Diego Christian College, 3 p.m., Dec. 21. Jeff Bussell is the sports information director for William Jessup University