Loyola women’s basketball to face Fisk

Fri, 11/08/2013

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team looks to bounce back from a loss to Talladega as they face Fisk University on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.

The Wolf Pack (1-1) is looking to recover from last night’s 70-82 slip to the Tornadoes. Loyola’s offensive effort was powered by senior Jasmine Brewer. She tallied 19 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Junior Megan Whittaker followed closely in scoring effort with 17 points, going five for eight from behind the arch. Junior Janeicia Neely contributed 12 points and a team-leading six assists. Despite tallying nearly even numbers in field goal and free throw percentage, Talladega outshot Loyola at three-point range, making 40 percent of their threes compared to the Pack’s 25 percent.

Fisk (1-2) is coming off a 66-83 defeat by Lipscomb University. Junior Stevonna Scott reigns as point leader for the Lady Bulldogs. She’s currently averaging 32.67 points per game and ranks number one in Division I in that category as well as in total scoring (98). Additionally, Scott leads her squad in steals with five on the season. She was named GCAC Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2. Senior Nacori Foreman paces her squad in rebounds and blocks.

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