|Final - Women's Basketball||1||2||OT||2OT||3OT||F|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||23||20||17||22||0||82|
|Nov. 8, 2019|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||SAGU (Texas)|
|2 Players (#5,#22) - 16||Points||#20 Lexi Rich - 19|
|#21 Emiko Hemphill - 11||Rebounds||#14 Alexis Caher - 11|
|#2 Keviona Barber - 3||Assists||#14 Alexis Caher - 4|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||SAGU (Texas)|
|43.8% (32 - 73)||Field Goals %||23.9% (17 - 71)|
|21.4% (3 - 14)||3 Point Field Goals %||17.2% (5 - 29)|
|55.6% (15 - 27)||Free Throws||87.5% (7 - 8)|
|18||2nd Chance Pts||11|
|Final - Women's Basketball||1||2||OT||2OT||F|
|John Brown (Ark.)||10||13||21||14||58|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||18||29||22||26||95|
|Nov. 9, 2019|
|John Brown (Ark.)||Indv. Leaders||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|#34 Tarrah Stephens - 11||Points||2 Players (#5,#24) - 17|
|#20 Haley James - 12||Rebounds||#32 Alexis White - 12|
|2 Players (#04,#11) - 3||Assists||#22 Lena Wilson - 4|
|John Brown (Ark.)||Team Statistics||Our Lady of the Lake (Tex|
|24.6% (14 - 57)||Field Goals %||47.1% (33 - 70)|
|19.4% (6 - 31)||3 Point Field Goals %||37.5% (9 - 24)|
|80% (24 - 30)||Free Throws||80% (20 - 25)|
|8||2nd Chance Pts||14|
WAXAHACHIE, TEXAS (Nov. 9, 2019) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women's basketball team defeated Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) 82-46 yesterday and John Brown University (JBU) 95-58 today in the SAGU Classic. OLLU is 2-0, while SAGU moves to 1-1 and John Brown to 2-1 on the season.
Head Coach Stacy Stephens said, "I think our girls played very tough against a very talented SAGU team. We started out aggressive and continued the energy throughout the game. We have lots of work to improve on, but I'm very happy with the team win against SAGU."
This is the 10th matchup against SAGU and the Saints lead the series 8-1.
The Saints started strong by jumping out to a 17-0 lead during the first half. OLLU forced the Lions to commit nine turnovers in the first quarter. Dezeree White (SO/Houston, Texas) led the Saints with eight points in the first quarter and grabbed six rebounds. The Saints led 23-6 to after one quarter and continued their dominant play in the second quarter with a 43-12 lead at halftime. OLLU's defense held the Lions to six points in each of the first two quarters. White played well again in the second quarter and led the team with 12 points and six rebounds.
OLLU led the Lions 60-23 at the end of the third quarter, which tied for their largest lead in the game. Emiko Hemphill (JR/San Antonio, Texas) led the Saints with 10 rebounds at the end of the third quarter. The Saints were shooting 42.6 percent from the field heading into the fourth quarter. The Saints won 82-46 fueled by 43.8 percent shooting from the field. Lena Wilson (SR/Converse, Texas) and White finished with 16 points each for the Saints.
White and Wilson led the Saints in scoring with 16 points. Jamia Miller (SR/Odessa, Texas) scored 10 points, followed by Kasey Saldana (SR/San Antonio, Texas) with nine. Hemphill led the Saints with 11 rebounds, followed by Sarah Mgbeike (JR/Richmond, Texas) with 10. Keviona Barber (JR/Chicago, Illinois) led the team in assists with three.
SAGU was led by Lexi Rich with 19 points. Alexis Caher led the team with 11 rebounds. Caher tallied a team-high four assists.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 32-of-73 shooting for 43.8 percent, 3-of-14 from three-point range for 21.4 percent and 15-of-27 from the free-throw line for 55.6 percent. SAGU shot 27-of-71 for 23.9 percent, 5-of-29 three-pointers for 17.2 percent and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line for 87.5 percent.
The Saints grabbed 52 rebounds while the Stars collected 47. OLLU forced 21 turnovers and committed nine.
Head Coach Stacy Stephens commented on the victory saying, "Hats off to a very skilled offensive team. JBU's offensive sets gave us lots to continue to work on and grow from after this game. I was very proud of our team and how hard we played, their communication has been improving every day and today I was very impressed with their growth. I thought we handled the ball well, and am impressed with the whole teams ability to adapt and work together as a unit. We have players in new spots, and a lot of new players who are learning how we do things. These beginnings can often create a lot of turnovers, but so far I'm very impressed with how we have taken care of the ball."
This is the first matchup between the two programs.
The Saints led by eight points after the first quarter and Dezeree White led the team with eight points and seven rebounds. OLLU dominated the second quarter by shooting 47.2 percent from the field for the first half and grabbing nine offensive rebounds. The Saints defense limited the Golden Eagles to 17.9 percent shooting from the field.
Kasey Saldana led the team in scoring with 17 points at the end of the third quarter and White increased her rebound count to 11. The Saints limited the Golden Eagles to 14 points in the fourth quarter and Saldana and White both finished with 17 points. Lena Wilson led the team with four assists and the Saints finished shooting 47.1 percent from the field.
White and Saldana led the Saints in scoring with 17 points. Jamia Miller scored 16 points, followed by Sarah Mgbeike with ten. White led the Saints with 12 rebounds, followed by Sarah Mgbeike with nine. Wilson led the team with four assists.
JBU was led by Tarrah Stephens with 11 points. Haley James led the team with 12 rebounds. Taylor Fergen and Maddie Altman tallied a team-high three assists each.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 33-of-70 shooting for 47.1 percent, 9-of-24 from three-point range for 37.5 percent and 20-of-25 from the free-throw line for 80 percent. JBU shot 14-of-57 for 24.6 percent, 6-of-31 three-pointers for 19.4 percent and 24-of-30 from the free throw line for 80 percent.
The Saints grabbed 46 rebounds while the Golden Eagles collected 36. OLLU forced 21 turnovers and committed 13.
The Saints compete in their first home game against Wayland Baptist University on Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m.