January 2016

Lady Falcons lose to Bowie State

BOWIE, Md. – Shanika Harris (Sr./Richmond, VA) and Shakeisha Washington (Jr./Atlanta, GA) each scored 13 points for Saint Augustine’s University in a 66-49 CIAA women’s basketball loss to Bowie State University at Jordan Arena on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.Ke-Ashe Lee (So./Roanoke, VA) added 10 points for the Lady Falcons, who finished strong after falling behind by double digits early. Trailing 36-17 at halftime, the Lady Falcons outscored the Lady Bulldogs 32-30 in the second half.

Utilizing a full-court press, the Lady Falcons cut a 26-point third-quarter deficit to 14 in the fourth quarter on a 14-2 spurt. Harris drilled a three-pointer and Washington scored on a layup to cap the run. Though the Lady Bulldogs maintained a double-digit lead, the Lady Falcons battled throughout the fourth quarter. In the second half, the Lady Falcons shot 42.9 percent including 50 percent behind the three-point line.

Sycoya Dorsey (Jr./Richmond, VA) added seven points, seven rebounds and three steals for the Lady Falcons (3-10 overall, 0-3 CIAA). Ashanti Reid (Jr./Statesville, NC) also snatched seven rebounds and Lee added two steals.

Kyah Proctor scored 20 points including 18 in the first half to spark the Lady Bulldogs (9-4 overall, 2-1 CIAA) to a sizable first-half lead. The score was tied 4-4 early, but Proctor drained three treys including back-to-back threes in the final minute to put the Lady Bulldogs in front 19-7 at the end of the first quarter.

Kiara Colston contributed 15 points for the Lady Bulldogs. Ashley Jennings finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks. She helped the Lady Bulldogs outscore the Lady Falcons 24-7 in second chance points.

The Lady Falcons are back in action on Saturday, Jan. 9, against Lincoln (Pa.) University in Lincoln University, Pa. at 2 p.m. This will be the second of three straight road games against CIAA Northern Division teams.

— Office of Sports Information