Kelley Powers Lady Monarchs Past ECSU, 70-50
Nov. 4, 2012Photo Gallery
NORFOLK, Va. - The Old Dominion University women's basketball team defeated Elizabeth City State, 70-50, on Sunday afternoon in an exhibition game at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
Sophomore Shae Kelley just missed a double-double as she led all scorers with 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to go along with five steals, two blocks and an assist in her first game with the Lady Monarchs.
After a slow start to begin the game, the Lady Monarchs went on a 19-7 run to end the first half and took a 32-21 lead into halftime. In the second half, ODU pulled away behind a smothering defense that racked up 19 steals, forced 35 turnovers, registered eight blocks, scored 42 points off turnovers and had 13 fast break points.
Shatara Jackson led ECSU with 10 points while Stephanie Harper and Tyche' Mozie each had six rebounds.
Old Dominion opens the season on Friday at 2 p.m. at Virginia Tech. Live stats will be available.