SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2004
Women's Basketball Loses Last-Second Heartbreaker to Campbell, 64-63

Feb. 7, 2004

Box Score

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Junior forward Yolisha Jackson (Clarksville, Tenn.) had a season-high 21 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, but Campbell held on despite a late Dolphin charge in a 64-63 loss Saturday at Swisher Gymnasium.

Junior guard Rebecca Montz (Erath, La.) had 12 points, including a three-pointer with three seconds left to bring JU within one point.

The loss is JU's 15th (2-17, 0-12 A-Sun) in a row, while Campbell (8-11, 6-6 A-Sun) claims the season sweep.

JU trailed by four points with four seconds remaining in the second half when freshman center Talia Johnson (Sardis, Ga.) forced a turnover on a Campbell inbounds pass, giving the Dolphins one last shot. Montz spotted up at the three-point line and drilled a trey with three seconds on the clock to make it, 64-63, Lady Camels. This time Campbell successfully inbounded the ball to run out time.

The Dolphins had trailed, 61-60, with 48 second remaining when Kristal Troy hit her sixth three-pointer of the night, giving the Lady Camels a 64-60 edge with 21 seconds on the clock.

JU trailed by 11 points with 3:54 remaining when freshman guard Meagan Wallen (Leesburg, Ind.) nailed a three to spark a 10-0 run and close the gap to 61-60 with 48 seconds left.

The Dolphins shot 59 percent from the field to take a four-point halftime lead, 30-26. Jackson had 10 of her 18 rebounds in the first period, while Johnson recorded three of her four blocks. The Dolphins take on Gardner-Webb on Monday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at Swisher Gymnasium.