by Mary Lakhan
Friday evening at the South Point Arena, Las Vegas NV, the St. Francis Brooklyn Women’s Basketball Team ended their three-game road trip as they were defeated by the Georgia Southern Eagles 47-78.
The Eagles took the first quarter 10-16 as they took an early eight-point lead. In the second quarter, continuing with the same momentum as the first, the Eagles limited the Terriers to only 10 points bring the score to 20-37 at halftime.
In the third quarter, the Terriers struggled to come back. At the end of the third, they trailed by 25 points (34-59). In the fourth quarter, the Eagles finished what they started taking the contest 47-78.
Freshman guard Mya Burns led the Eagles with 11 points in 16 minutes. She also recorded three rebounds.
Sophomore guard Jordan Strange and junior guard Tatum Barber both recorded 10 points. In 23 minutes, Strange also recorded two rebounds and assisted in two baskets. In 20 minutes, recorded six rebounds in 19 minutes.
Senior forwards Victoria Stavropoulos and Hailey Dais-Allen recorded a combined nine points. Stavropoulos finished with two points and six rebounds in 20 minutes. Dais-Allen finished with seven points and eight rebounds.
For the Terriers, freshman guard Nevena Dimitrijevic led her team with 14 points in 29 minutes. She also recorded two rebounds.
Senior guard Jade Johnson finished with 12 points, grabbed six rebounds and assisted in two baskets in 38 minutes.
Junior forward Ally Lassen recorded 11 points and four rebounds in 31 minutes. She also landed seven of 12 free-throw shots.
The Terriers will be back on the court in the new year on Thursday, January 02, at the Pope Physical Education Center in Brooklyn Heights, NY. They face off against Fairleigh Dickson at 5 p.m.