BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- The Old Dominion women's basketball team opened the 2018-19 season with a 83-59 road win at Campbell on Tuesday evening at Pope Convocation Center.
True freshman Ajah Wayne led four Monarchs in double figures with a game-high 22 points. Fellow freshmen Aziah Hudson added 12 points and Amari Young finished with 11 points, 5 rebounds and three blocks. Victoria Morris was second on the team in scoring with 13 points.
Old Dominion (1-0) broke the game open midway through the second quarter. Trailing 21-20, ODU mounted a 22-5 run to take a commanding 42-26 lead into the half.
ODU pushed its lead to as much as 31 late in third quarter and would maintain a 20+ point advantage for the remainder of the contest.
"I'm really impressed. To come into Campbell, who was one of the top defensive teams in the country last year, I didn't envision us scoring this many points, but we found a way, especially with our defense." - Coach McCray
The Monarchs held Campbell (0-1) to 33 percent shooting from the field and 21 percent from three. ODU also forced 16 Camel turnovers that led to 29 Monarch points.