Coming off of two straight losses, the Georgia Southern University women’s
basketball team (6-3, SoCon 4-4) was able to capture a win today over Southern
Conference opponent Western Carolina University (9-10, SoCon 3-5).
The first half began with each team struggling for the lead. Senior guard Mimi
Dubose was able to knock down two three-pointers, which tied her with the school
record of 167. GSU was forced to head in at half down 26-27.
The Lady Eagles took the court with vengeance in the second half. They held WCU
to six straight scoreless minutes. The Catamounts began to mount a comeback, but
were undone by a 2-14 run. As the clock ran out GSU took the victory 63-56.
Junior guard Anna Claire Knight finished the game with 17 points, followed by
Dubose with 14. The team shot a season-high 51 percent from the floor.
The Lady Eagles will travel to Appalachian State University for their next conference
match on Monday night at 6pm.