Road Trip to Lake Charles on the Docket for Ladies
Tuesday, December 4, 2007

SHREVEPORT – Taking its fifth road trip of the season, the Centenary women’s basketball team will travel south to McNeese State on Wednesday. The Ladies are looking for their third win in a row over the Cowgirls, while searching for their first win on the road this year.


Centenary had a busy month of November, playing six games in 16 days, with four of the six being played away from the Gold Dome. December started off much the same, as the Ladies play four times in nine days. However, the month did not start off the way Centenary planed, as it fell to Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday 78-71.


The Ladies battled back in the second half on Saturday, as they found themselves down by 17. Centenary cut the Ragin’ Cajuns lead down to two on freshman Sarah Weiler lay-up with 5:45 left in the period, but could not get any close.   


Through seven games, junior Cierra Bush is leading the Ladies with 16.6 points and 7.7 rebound per game. Nearing double figures for Centenary is the freshmen dynamic duo of Ashley Jackson and Anne Farrell, along with super sophomore Bethany Joseph, who average 8.9 points a game.


Jackson and Farrell have also teamed-up to clean the glass, as they have pulled down 79 rebounds. Joseph, meanwhile, has been Centenary’s deep threat, as she has nailed a team-high 14 3-pointers.


McNeese State this season has been struggling, winning its first game against Texas Southern last Thursday, 61-50. The Cowgirls are led by Ne’Aisha Anderson, who is scoring 10 points a game, while Reeshimah Davis grabs 4.9 rebounds a contest.


As a team McNeese is scoring 51 points a game, while it gives up just over 80 points. The Cowgirls have allowed opponents to score over 80 points five times, including a season-high 97 against Xavier. The one common opponent thus far is UL-Monroe, which won the season opener, 77-40 over the Cowgirls.


Wednesday’s game can be heard over the Internet on and locally on 91.3 KSCL.