DEMOREST, Ga. – Magoffin County graduate Kennedi Stacy scored a team-high 12 points and claimed four rebounds but it wasn’t enough as host Piedmont College held on to defeat Transylvania University 71-69 in a women’s college basketball season opener at Cave Arena on Friday, Nov. 6.
Matching her teammate in the scoring column, Celia Pelfrey added 12 points for the Pioneers.
Accompanying Stacy and Pelfrey in double figures for Transylvania, Zenoviah Walker netted 10 points.
Madison Kellione narrowly missed reaching double figures for Transylvania, netting nine points in the setback.
Stacy logged 23 minutes for Transylvania in the season opener. The sophomore guard was 3-of-5 from the field. Stacy connected on 1-of-2 3-point field goal attempts.
The Pioneers led 31-24 at halftime but faltered after the intermission period.
Transylvania was only 19-of-61 (31.1 percent) from the field in the season opener.
Stacy excelled for Transylvania as a freshman during the 2019-20 women’s college basketball season. She appeared in 28 games and made 11 starts for the Pioneers during as a freshman.
Stacy was selected to the 2019-20 HCAC All-Freshman Team. She averaged 7 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals in 22.2 minutes per game during her freshman season.
Stacy scored double digits in eight games as a freshman. The Magoffin County product was second on the team in steals, fourth in minutes, rebounds and assists and fifth in scoring during her freshman season.