Ladies Get Close, But Oakland Pulls Away
Sunday, February 8, 2009

ROCHESTER, Mich. – Sophomores Ashley Jackson and Anne Farrell scored 14 and 10 points respectively, but rebounding was the difference in Centenary’s 67-56 loss to Oakland on Saturday night in Summit League play.


The Ladies grabbed only five offensive boards, while OU pulled down 20 and scored 19 second chance points. The defensive boards were closer, as the Golden Eagles Grizzlies held the advantage by two, 24-22.


Centenary though does continue to shoot the ball much better, as it connected on 42 percent (21-of-50) of its chances from the field, 31 percent (5-for-16) from outside and 81 percent (9-of-11) from the line.


Also scoring for the Ladies was senior Karolina Zaloga, who had seven points and six assists, while freshman Beth Alberson also added seven. For Oakland, Jessica Pike had a game-high 18 points, followed by April Kidd and Brittany Carnago, who tossed in 15 and 14 each.


Centenary will be back in action on Monday at IPFW with tip-off set for 8:00 p.m. eastern time. The game will be carried on and 91.3 KSCL in Shreveport/Bossier City.