Cougars Improve To 2-1 With Win Over Jacksonville From

November 26, 1999

CHARLESTON, S.C. - College of Charleston Lindsay Baber scored 13 points while Amber Stegelin added 12 in the Cougars' 56-27 win over Jacksonville in the second game of the 1999 College of Charleston Thanksgiving Tournament. With the win, CofC will take on Ball State at 3 p.m. in the championship game.

Leading the way for the Dolphins were Angela Walker and Milica Miljkovic with eight points apiece. With the loss, the Dolphins fall to 0-2 and face Charleston Southern at 1 p.m. in the consolation game.

The Cougars got a strong defensive performance, holding the Dolphins to 12 points in the first half on 6-21 (28.6%) shooting. CofC had five players with at least three steals, forcing Jacksonville into 20 turnovers in the first half and 31 for the game. The Cougars shot 6-19 (31.6%) from the field in the first half (6-19) and led 20-12 at the break. Defensive intensity continued in the second half with Jacksonville shooting 5-23 (21.7%) from the floor and 25% in the game (11-44). The Cougars warmed up in the second half, shooting 14-27 (51.9%) from the field and 20-46 (43.5%) for the game. CofC was 15-25 from the free throw line for the game. The win is the Cougars' largest in 130 games, dating back to an 82-43 win over Coker on Jan. 13, 1994 at the Kresse Arena and is a school record for fewest points allowed since becoming a Division I member (189 games).