|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||26||18||23||19||86|
|Paul Quinn (Texas)||6||2||6||8||22|
|Feb. 5, 2016|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||Paul Quinn (Texas)|
|#25 Chelsea Foster - 13||Points||#24 Te'Ana Washington - 12|
|2 Players (#5,#11) - 9||Rebounds||#24 Te'Ana Washington - 7|
|2 Players (#11,#22) - 3||Assists||2 Players (#2,#33) - 1|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||Paul Quinn (Texas)|
|40.5% (30 - 74)||Field Goals %||13.3% (8 - 60)|
|28% (7 - 25)||3 Point Field Goals %||0% (0 - 14)|
|82.6% (19 - 23)||Free Throws||50% (6 - 12)|
|17||2nd Chance Pts||4|
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (Feb. 5, 2016) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women's basketball team crushed Paul Quinn College 86-22 in a nonconference game this evening.
The NAIA's No. 1- ranked Saints have now won their 20th consecutive game to move to 20-2 overall, while Paul Quinn drops to 2-15.
Head Coach Christopher Minner said, "It was a good defensive effort. We got to see a lot of people play. We are looking forward to practice on Monday."
The Saints competed against Paul Quinn 11 times and have won all 11. Earlier this season, the Saints defeated the Tigers 105-49.
Taylor Hamilton (SR/Fairfield, Calif.) started the scoring for the Saints with a field goal. Halfway into the first quarter, the Saints took a double-digit lead at 12-2. The Tigers were only able to add four more points to the board, while the Saints scored 14 more to end the period with the 26-6 lead. Alyssa Ward (JR/Palmeto, Fla.) led the team with 11 points.
Paul Quinn could not put any kind of play together to stop the Saints' offense in the second period. The Saints scored eight more points before the Tigers were able to put one in the basket. And, they were only able to score a total of eight points in the first half, while the Saints led by 36.
Within two minutes into the third quarter, the Saints took a 41-point lead at 50-9. With less than two minutes remaining in the third, Gabriela Mendonca (JR/Brasilia, Brazil) made a 3-pointer to give the Saints a 51-point lead at 65-14. Chelsea Foster (JR/De Soto, Texas) ended the third with a field goal to give the Saints the 67-14 lead. Foster now led the Saints in scoring with 12.
The Saints continued to dominate through the last period. Daniela Nopuente (SR/Daly City, Calif.)'s 3-pointer gave the Saints a 61-point lead at 83-22. Mendonca scored the last points for the Saints to end the game at 86-22.
OLLU's Chelsea Foster led the Saints in scoring with 13 points. She made 5-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 free throws. Daniela Nopuente scored 12 points, making 4-of-13 from the field, 3-of-9 3-pointers and 1-of-2 free throws. Alyssa Ward finished with 11 points, including 3-of-4 from the field and 5-of-6 free throws. Shameka Brown (FR/San Antonio, Texas) and Nakia Page (JR/Bakersfield, Calif.) recorded nine rebounds each. Page and Nopuente each had three assists. Brown and Page had two blocks each, and Ward added three steals.
Paul Quinn's Te'Ana Washington led her team with 12 points and seven rebounds.
Inside the box
The Saints hit 41 percent from the field going 20-of-74 and 7-of-25 from 3-point range for 28 percent. They sank 19-of-23 from the charity stripe for 83 percent.
Paul Quinn went 8-of-60 from the field for 13 percent including 0-of-14 from 3-point range. They made 6-of-12 from the free-throw line for 50 percent.
The Saints overwhelmingly won the battle of the boards with 61 rebounds – the most this season. They had 40 on defense and 21 on offense. The Tigers had 38 rebounds, 26 on defense and 12 on offense.
OLLU forced 24 turnovers and committed 15 fouls, while the Tigers forced 15 turnovers and committed 17 fouls.
The Saints will play their next two games on the road. On Feb. 12, they will play the University of St. Thomas, and on Feb. 13, they will play Texas College.