By John Gatto
For the Mountain Advocate
Guard Haley Perkins (JR/Glasgow, Ky.) guided the Union College women’s basketball team with 15 points and five steals as the Bulldogs upset No. 8 Tennessee Wesleyan 68-66 in Appalachian Athletic Conference action, Saturday afternoon.
The win propels the Bulldogs to a 14-6 overall record on the year and 11-3 in AAC play while snapping Tennessee Wesleyan’s 12-game winning streak. With the loss, Tennessee Wesleyan drops to 21-2 on the season and 13-2 in conference action.
Tennessee Wesleyan hit two quick three-pointers to open the game and took a 16-7 lead with 15:07 remaining in the first-half.
Jenna Adams gave Tennessee Wesleyan an 11-point lead (25-14) with a layup at the 11:52 mark in the first-half.
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