Second half sinks Ladies
Saturday, November 29, 2014
LeTourneau (2-1)
Centenary (0-5)
11/29/2014 | Shreveport, La. (Gold Dome) | Attendance: 112
Stats at a GlanceLETUCENT
FG Percentage.367 (29-79) .358 (19-53)
3P FG Percentage.200 (3-15) .000 (0-4)
FT Percentage.714 (15-21) .735 (25-34)
Offensive Rebounds228
Defensive Rebounds3031
Total Rebounds5239
Bench Points387
Statistical LeadersLETUCENT
PointsKim Wallace - 20
Rebecca Thompson - 15
DeiAnna Hall - 15
ReboundsKim Wallace - 15
Briana Edwards - 12
AssistsRebecca Stewart - 5
DeiAnna Hall - 4
StealsJada Roberts - 3
Briana Edwards - 4
BlocksAbril Wright - 1
Ashley Stephens - 1
Briana Edwards - 3

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary women’s basketball team dropped a 76-63 decision on Saturday afternoon to LeTourneau University. The setback moves the Ladies to 0-5 on the season while LETU improves to 2-1.

After trailing 26-25 at the intermission, the Maroon and White were outscored 50-38 in the second stanza to suffer just its second loss in series history to the Yellow Jackets and the first in the Gold Dome.

Centenary placed three players in double figures scoring as Rebecca Thompson and DeiAnna Hall shared the team lead with 15 points each. The scoring totals were season-highs for the duo.

Linda Gomez Gil added 14 points for the Ladies marking her second straight contest in double-digits and third on the campaign. Briana Edwards grabbed a team-best 12 rebounds which is a season-best for the Shreveport, La., native.

Centenary forced the Blue and Gold into a season-high 21 turnovers and picked up 16 points off the miscues.

LETU capitalized in the paint with 46 points as 20 came from Kim Wallace who paced the Jackets. Wallace also nabbed 15 boards. Ashley Reed supplied 16 points as Meaghan Peters added 13 points for the visiting squad.

The Ladies shot 35.8 percent from the field despite connecting on a shot from behind the arc. The Maroon and White improved its shooting percentage from the free-throw line as the Ladies connected on 73.5 percent, which marks a season-high.

LeTourneau’s bench also provided an advantage in the contest as the Jackets outscored the Ladies 38-7 in the category.

Centenary returns to action on Tuesday, Dec. 2 as they travel to intra-city rival Louisiana State University-Shreveport. Tip is slated for 5:30 p.m.