New Orleans, La. The Loyola University New Orleans women’s basketball team fell in their Southern States Athletic Conference opener to Emmanuel College 72-62 Friday evening in The Den.
The Wolf Pack (1-2, 0-1 SSAC) had two players with career scoring highs. Janeicia Neely had 27 points and converted 10 of 19 from the field and grabbed six rebounds in the contest. Rebekah Greer also had a career high with 14 points on 4 of 8 shooting, including 4 of 5 from behind the arc. Jasmine Brewer grabbed a game high 11 points and added nine points.
For Emmanuel (5-1, 1-0 SSAC), Kaylyn Young matched Neely for a game high 27 points. She made 8 of 18 from the field and was a perfect 10 of 10 from the free throw line. Kristina Keeble was the only other Lion in double digits with 10 points.
The Pack returns to action on Saturday with another SSAC tilt. Brewton Parker travels to The Den for a 3 p.m. tip off.
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