Women's Basketball Loses to First-Place Georgia State, 75-55

Feb. 14, 2004

Box Score

ATLANTA, Ga. - JU junior forward Yolisha Jackson (Clarksville, Tenn.) had a team-high 14 points and seven rebounds, but Georgia State, buoyed by a 65 percent shooting performance in the first half, won, 75-55 Saturday night at the GSU Sports Arena. Junior guard Rebecca Montz (Erath, La.) had 11 points, while sophomore guard Sheena Carpenter (Augusta, Ga.) had 10 points.

JU (2-20, 0-15 A-Sun) lost for the 18th time in a row, while Georgia State (15-6, 12-2 A-Sun) solidified its lead atop the Atlantic Sun.

After Georgia State built on a 15-point halftime margin to lead by 28, 70-42, at 4:25 of the second half before Jackson and Carpenter scored eight points in an 11-0 JU run that made it 70-53 with 1:47 on the clock.

The Dolphins trailed 19-8 at 7:57 of the first half before Carpenter scored four points to spark a 7-3 run to bring JU within six points, 21-15 at 6:18. Yvette Tisdale and Monica Thomas traded scores with freshmen centers Talia Johnson (Sardis, Ga.) and Meghan Ostendorf (Marietta, Ga.) but the Lady Panthers finished the half on a 15-6 run.

JU hosts Troy State on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 4:30 p.m. at Swisher Gymnasium.