JU Women Drop 59-42 Decision On Road To Savannah State

Jan. 13, 2003

Box Score

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Jacksonville University senior forward Kat Sungy (Arvada, Colo.) dropped in the first basket of the second half with 19:39 left in the game and became the first Dolphin to score 1,000 career points. Sungy finished the night with nine points and 10 rebounds as the Dolphins fell to Savannah State, 59-42, in non-conference play Monday night at Tiger Arena.

Sophomore center Kara Donnell (Mattoon, Ill.) led JU with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while senior center Veronique McMillian (Los Angeles, Calif.) and freshman guard Tara Eddy (Vienna, Va.) contributed off the bench. McMillian finished with seven points and five rebounds, Eddy had four points and a career-high six boards. The Dolphins shot only 34 percent from the field for the game and turned the ball over 29 times, while Savannah State shot 37 percent. JU held the edge the glass, 40-30.

Renee Williams led four Lady Tigers in double figures with 15 points. Kewanda Walker added 12 points and seven rebounds, while Tiffany Stephens and Kermetris Hill scored 10 each.

JU (2-11) trailed at the half, 32-24, and cut the lead to 32-29 in the opening minutes of the second half. But Savannah State (2-16) went on a 18-4 run over an 11-minute span to put the game away.

The Dolphins return to Atlantic Sun Conference play when they travel to play Stetson on Saturday at 3 p.m. in DeLand.