Women's basketball preview: Franklin getting fresh start

As a college basketball player, Jennifer Lodge always looked forward to the season-opener.

As a first-time college head coach, suffice it to say her enthusiasm for the first tip-off is no less intense.

If anything, it’s intensified.

Lodge makes her regular-season coaching debut Friday in the Franklin College Tip-Off Tourna­ment-opener against visiting Spald­ing. The game is the first of three in four days for the defending Heartland Collegiate Athletic Con­ference Grizzlies, who are eager to get back on the court after a rocky 94-34 exhibition loss Nov. 5 at NCAA Division I IUPUI.

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