Ladykats Fall at Home To UTSA

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Huntsville, TX – Texas-San Antonio outscored Sam Houston State 21-9 in the final 7:48 of play to win a Southland Conference women’s basketball game 67-62 Wednesday night at Johnson Coliseum.

Sam Houston led by seven points, 53-46 after a layup by Whitney Smith at 7:48. Jordan Stark gave UTSA the lead, 61-58, with a three point basket at 3:41 to play and the Roadrunners never trailed again.

UTSA moves to 13-7 for the season and 6-1 in Southland Conference play with the win. The Roadrunners lead the Southland Conference West Division. Sam Houston dropped to 6-14 for the season and 3-4 in SLC play.

Onika Anderson led the Roadrunners with 19 points. Amber Gregg and Jordan Stark each added 14.

Smith scored 20 points for Sam Houston. Bre Agnew added 13 points and Ray Alexander and Brittany Brooks each scored 10.

“Whitney Smith did a tremendous job for us underneath tonight,” SHSU head coach Brenda Nichols said. “The difference was rebounding. We just weren’t blocking out that final stretch and they got some big boards.”

The Roadrunners out-boarded the Bearkats 51 to 38. Monica Gibbs pulled down 15 rebounds and Anderson had 14 boards.

UTSA 67, SAM HOUSTON ST 62
02-04-09 6:35 p.m. at Huntsville, TX (Johnson Coliseum)

UTSA (13-7, SLC 6-1)
Anderson, Onika 9-21 1-2 19; Stark, Jordan 6-17 0-0 14; Gregg, Amber 4-10
4-6 14; Davis, Alysse 4-9 0-0 10; Gibbs, Monica 2-11 3-7 7; Cooper, Cori 1-2
0-0 2; Pawlaczyk, Ryba 0-4 1-2 1; Martin, Cierra 0-1 0-0 0; Garcia, Andrea
0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-75 9-17 67.

SAM HOUSTON ST (6-14, SLC 3-4)
Smith, Whitney 10-16 0-0 20; Agnew, Bre 4-8 2-2 13; Brooks, Brittany 4-8 0-0
10; Alexander, Ray 3-13 3-7 10; Gonzales, Lydia 2-3 0-0 4; Ailshie, Leasa
1-4 0-0 3; Livingston, Lucy 1-1 0-0 2; Hager, Therese 0-2 0-0 0; Martin,
Britni 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 25-59 5-9 62.

UTSA.......................... 23 44 - 67
Sam Houston St................ 31 31 - 62
3-point goals--UTSA 6-26 (Stark, Jordan 2-10; Gregg, Amber 2-7; Davis,
Alysse 2-6; Pawlaczyk, Ryba 0-1; Martin, Cierra 0-1; Gibbs, Monica 0-1), Sam
Houston St 7-15 (Agnew, Bre 3-4; Brooks, Brittany 2-2; Alexander, Ray 1-4;
Ailshie, Leasa 1-2; Martin, Britni 0-2; Smith, Whitney 0-1). Fouled
out--UTSA-None, Sam Houston St-None. Rebounds--UTSA 51 (Gibbs, Monica 15),
Sam Houston St 38 (Hager, Therese 8). Assists--UTSA 20 (Gibbs, Monica 7),
Sam Houston St 21 (Ailshie, Leasa 7). Total fouls--UTSA 13, Sam Houston St
12. Technical fouls--UTSA-None, Sam Houston St-None. A-562




 
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