Lady Cards Win Second Straight with 56-43 Win Over Albany
Dec. 30, 2006
BEAUMONT - The
The win gives Lamar back-to-back victories for the first time this season, and improves their overall record to 5-8 on the year. The Lady Cards will be back in action next Saturday, January 6, when they open Southland Conference play against the Roadrunners of UT-San Antonio at 7 p.m.
The Lady Cardinals wasted little time taking control of Saturday's contest, grabbing the lead for good with 10:35 to play in the first half on an Alexis Timpone three pointer, giving them a 15-12 lead. Lamar then went on a 14-4 run to get up by 13 points, but
The Great Danes closed to within six points in the opening minutes of the second half, but LU responded with a 10-2 run to push their lead to 14 points with 12:40 to play. The run was capped off by a LaToya Carson three pointer, and Lamar never looked back.
The combination of strong defense and solid offensive play prevented
The Lady Cardinals were led by Dionne Pounds 14 points, while
As a team the Lady Cardinals shot 40.9 percent from the field, while holding
The Great Danes were led by Amanda Ward and Britney McGee who had 15 and 10 points respectively, while Kristin Higy grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.