Ladies fall in season opener
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Centenary (La.) (0-1)
Texas-Tyler (1-0)
11/16/2013 | Tyler, Texas | Attendance: 369
Centenary (La.)253257
Stats at a GlanceCENTUTTWOM
FG Percentage.400 (18-45) .609 (39-64)
3P FG Percentage.313 (5-16) .833 (10-12)
FT Percentage.552 (16-29) .565 (13-23)
Offensive Rebounds1214
Defensive Rebounds1624
Total Rebounds2838
Bench Points1346
Statistical LeadersCENTUTTWOM
PointsRhonda Martin - 13
Madison Wilson - 22
ReboundsBriana Edwards - 7
Brittany King - 6
Madison Wilson - 6
AssistsDeiAnna Hall - 2
Danai Woods - 6
StealsBriana Edwards - 2
Haley Deshautelle - 2
Teylor Seals - 5
BlocksBriana Edwards - 2
She'Cara Humphrey - 1

TYLER, Texas -- The Centenary women's basketball team opened the season with a 101-57 loss at the University of Texas at Tyler on Saturday afternoon.

"We made just about every mistake possible the first half," said Kristen Davis. "The second half, we calmed down and defended much better and that allowed our offense to find rhythm."

A trio of Ladies scored in double figures led by 13 points from Rhonda Martin. DeiAnna Hall and Briana Edwards each chimed in 12 points. The mark is a career-high for Hall in her debut. Edwards also paced the Maroon and White on the glass with seven rebounds.

The Blue and Orange jumped out to an early 15-0 lead in the opening three minutes of the contest and never looked back reaching a 47-point advantage with under three minutes to play in the opening stanza.The Patriots largest lead came at the 59 with just over seven minutes remaining in the affair.

Hall placed the Ladies on the board scoring the first points of her career on a jumper at the 16:57 mark.

UT-Tyler shot 60-percent for the contest, including an 83-percent clip from behind the arc. The Maroon and White scored at a 40-percent clip.

Madison Wilson led the Patriots with 22 points off the bench with Brittany King grabbing six rebounds to pace UT-Tyler on the glass.

Centenary opens the home slate against crosstown rival Louisiana State University-Shreveport on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Tip is slated for 5:30 p.m.