THOMASVILLE –Thomas University’s Women’s Basketball team (2-0) (TSC 0-0) conquer the Brewton-Parker Barons (1-2) in a 75-64 defeat.
The Lady Night Hawks opened the game on top as they threw-up 34 points in the first half to the Lady Barons’ 19. The Barons were determined to fight as they outscored Thomas 45-41 in the second half; but, they were too far behind to reign over the Lady Night Hawks.
Senior Courtney Saunds (TP 21, PF 4) led the way for Thomas University as she dropped 21 points on the Lady Barons. Senior Jessica Anderson (TP 16, PF 3) was 3-9 from behind the arc as she drained 16 points for the Lady Night Hawks. Sophomore Shaunice Bennett (TP 11, PF 2) added 11 more digits to Thomas’ total as they notch another victory early in their 2014-15 season.
Thomas out played the Barons all the way through the game, scoring 44 points from the paint, while keeping the Barons to 32 points form the paint. Brewton-Parker collected 10 points off of Thomas University turnovers, whereas Thomas was able to capitalize with 30 points from Baron turnovers.
“I was very pleased with how we played tonight,” said Head TU Women’s Basketball Coach, Coretta Brown. “I saw things that we need to improve on, but we were able to force them to make mistakes and we capitalized on those mistakes.”
The Lady Night Hawks will tip-off again on November 11th at 8:00 P.M. as they hit the road for their first away game against Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC.
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