Chanlir Segarra scored a game-high 24 points, and Megan Walsh had a career-best 18 points and nine rebounds.
Berry snapped a three-game losing streak and improved to 10-9 overall and 5-4 in SAA play. Sewanee fell to 5-13 and 2-7.
Former Model star Alexa Evans had 11 points and eight rebounds for Berry.
Berry plays again Sunday afternoon against SAA foe Centre. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m.
In other action Friday:
SEWANEE MEN 41, BERRY 38
Leading by 15 points in the second half, the Berry men’s basketball team dropped a Southern Athletic Association game against Sewanee.
After holding Sewanee to 14 points in the first half, Berry stretched its five-point halftime lead to as much as 15 points before Sewanee went on a 22-7 run to tie the game at 36-36.
The Vikings host SAA rival Centre on Sunday at 3 p.m.