The student led, student read news organization at Georgia Southern University

The George-Anne Media Group

The student led, student read news organization at Georgia Southern University

The George-Anne Media Group

The student led, student read news organization at Georgia Southern University

The George-Anne Media Group

Georgia Southern Falls to UGA During First Match-up in Six Years

Georgia+Southern+Falls+to+UGA+During+First+Match-up+in+Six+Years
AJ Henderson(GS Athletics)

Eagles are now 2-1 after 85-59 lost to University of Georgia 

1st Quarter:  Georgia scored the first points of the game followed by a jumper from SBC Player of the Week, Terren Ward

  • UGA finished the first quarter leading by 7, with the score being 17-10. 

2nd Quarter: By halftime the Bulldogs stayed in the lead ending the first half 35-22

3rd Quarter: The Eagles entered the 3rd quarter ready to turn the game around cutting the lead down to just 8 points, 45-37

4th Quarter: The Bulldogs took the victory, 85-59

  • The Eagles out rebounded UGA, 56-48
  • Senior, Terren Ward was the leading scorer ending the game with 22 points, 9 rebounds
  • Followed by Senior, Simone James who had 15 points, 7 rebounds 

Previous Game 

  • Eagles dominated Eastern Michigan 82-58 this past Saturday
    • The Bench players played a huge part in the win with half of the teams total points.

1st Quarter: The Eagles remained close behind Eastern Michigan after the first quarter, down 13-9. 

2nd Quarter: The Lady Eagles’ bench players exploded for 15 points helping the Eagles outscore Eastern Michigan 32-11 in the second quarter.

  • The Eagles would end the first half firmly leading Eastern Michigan 41-24.

3rd Quarter: The Eagles maintained their 1st lead with both teams scoring 18 points in the 3rd quarter. 

4th Quarter: The Lady Eagles outscored Eastern Michigan 23-16 coasting to a 82-58 victory.

Summary 

  • Terren Ward had 20 points, 14 rebounds, and 3 steals. This gives her 2 double-doubles in 2 games played so far. 
  • Zaria Johnson led all bench players with 13 points. She also added 3 rebounds, a steal, and an assist. 

What’s next: The Lady Eagles play the second leg of their two-game road trip on Thursday at Jacksonville University. 



Leave a Comment
More to Discover
About the Contributor
Briyanna Thompson
Briyanna Thompson, Co-Editor-in-Chief, The George-Anne
Briyanna is the Editor in chief for the George-Anne. She is a Senior Public Relations major with a minor in Sports Management. She is from Decatur, GA, and she joined the George-Anne fall in 2021 to gain news experience and further her future career plans. She is interested in sports writing and loves listening to music. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Pi You can send news tips to her email Briyanna.Thompson@thegeorgeanne.com.

Comments (0)

All The George-Anne Media Group Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *