Davidson, Turnovers Sink Dolphins, 81-43

Nov. 21, 2001

Box Score

DAVIDSON, N.C. - The Jacksonville women's basketball team committed a school-record 41 turnovers and shot only 41.3 percent from the field in an 81-43 loss to Davidson Wednesday at Belk Arena.

Sophomore forward Yolisha Jackson (Clarksville, Tenn.) had 16 points and four rebounds to lead the way for the Dolphins (0-2). Freshman center Kara Donnell (Mattoon, Ill.) had a big night on the boards, collecting a game-high 11 rebounds, while junior forward Kat Sungy (Arvada, Colo.) chipped in seven points and seven boards.

The Wildcats (2-1) scored the first eight points of the game and never looked back. Davidson led by as many as 18 in the first half at 31-13 with 7:00 left, and took a 39-26 advantage into the break led by Janna Magette's 10 points.

JU got as close as nine at 45-36 with 15:03, but Davidson clamped down and used a 26-5 run during the middle of the half to put the game away. The final margin of victory of 38 was the largest lead of the night for Davidson, and is the worst loss in the Dolphins' short history. JU was defeated at Florida Atlantic, 82-45, last season on Feb. 8.

Janna Magette, Lindsay Shade and Meghan Bryant each scored 12 points for Davidson, while Courtney Laird pulled down 10 rebounds.

JU returns to action when it faces College of Charleston Saturday, Nov. 24, at 4 p.m. at John Kresse Arena in Charleston, S.C.