The Austin College women’s basketball team got 20 points from Addison Walling and Bryce Frank and the ‘Roos held off No. 16-ranked Trinity, 79-70, victory in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Sunday afternoon in Hughey Gym.


Austin College (15-5, 8-1) moved a half-game in front of Trinity for first place in the SCAC standings. The ‘Roos are home again on Friday when against Colorado College at 8 p.m.


Walling was 8-of-13 from the field and 4-of-8 from deep in establishing a new career-high in points and also pulled down a career-best nine rebounds. Frank grabbed 18 rebounds and blocked three shots, Kacie West came off the bench to score 17 points, including 8-of-8 at the line down the stretch, and Ann Savage finished with seven points, six rebounds, and five assists.