Berthieu Leads Lady Monarchs over Basketball Travelers

November 09, 1999
By ODU Athletics

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA. -- (Nov. 9) Lucienne Berthieu (Rennes, France) scored as many points as their opponent, a game high 33 points, seven steals and 11 rebounds as the Lady Monarchs defeated Basketball Travelers from Estonia, 86-33 in an exhibition contest Tuesday night.

Old Dominion shot .569 (37-65) from the field and forced the Travelers into 41 turnovers. Sophomore Sharron Francis(West Lanham Hills, Md.) added 12 points with eight assists, while Hamchetou Maiga (Bamako, Mali) also scored 12 points with five steals. Freshman Okeisha Howard (Va.Beach, Va.) scored nine and senior Natalie Diaz (Needles, Ca.) cmae up with seven steals.

The Lady Monarchs jumped out to a 7-0 lead and with 8:18 left in the first half, led 27-2. The halftime score was 45-9, with Berthieu scoring 17 points.

The Lady Monarchs host a team from Russia on Friday night at 7:35 p.m.

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