Megan Nestor’s 380 rebounds breaks Sharla Harrison Rich’s record for rebounds in a season set during the 1988-89 season.


The Flying Queens had a tough night shooting the ball and a fourth quarter comeback fall just short in the Sooner Athletic Conference Semi-Final Round against the 2-seed, Langston Lions, 61-71. The two teams had split their conference series with the Queens winning at home on Jan. 20, 77-66. Langston took the rematch on their home court, 77-58 on Feb. 15.

Megan Nestor led the Queens in scoring with 23 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, and 7-8 from the free throw line. Nestor is 4th in the nation in total rebounds per game and 1st in offensive rebounds per game. Emily Sigala went for 7 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists. Linda Brice added 7 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists.

Nestor’s 14 rebounds broke the Flying Queen Program Record for rebounds in a season with 380 on the year so far. Sharla Harrison Rich had set the record with 371 rebounds during the 1988-89 season.

The Flying Queens finished the regular season with a 22-8 overall mark and a third place finish in Sooner Athletic Conference play with a 16-6 record.

Looking forward to possible NAIA National Tournament bid

The Wayland Baptist Flying Queens will now look forward to Thursday night when the NAIA will release the National Tournament Bracket. The Selection Show will begin at 7:00 PM on the NAIA YouTube page.

The NAIA had released the host schools for the first and second round games and only SAC regular season champion John Brown University will be one of the 16 host sites. No Texas schools were selected.

Each first and second round site will feature four teams and will play single elimination on Friday and Saturday, March 15-16. The winner of the final game will go to the NAIA Championship Final Site in Sioux City, Iowa.

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