Jessica Waddle takes a shot earlier this season. Photo by Richard Davis
Women's Basketball - Tue, Jan. 4, 2011
Georgetown College's women's basketball's road woes continued against No. 5 Saint Xavier University Ill.). The Tigers (6-9, 2-2 Mid-South Conference) are 0-5 on the road this season including Monday's 88-76 loss to the Cougars (10-5).
SXU started on a 10-2 run, and while Georgetown was able to battle for a four-point lead midway through the first half, the Cougars led for most of the game.
Junior Jessica Waddle led the charge with 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including 5-of-9 from deep, and sophomore Kourtney Tyra added 16 points and nine rebounds. Junior Gina Beining led the Tigers with 10 boards and also contributed nine points.
Georgetown stays on the road for a conference match-up Saturday against newcomer Shawnee State University. Tip is set for 2 p.m.
The Bears are 12-3 overall and 3-1 in the MSC with wins over Pikeville, University of Virginia College at Wise and St. Catharine College. These are three like opponents between the two teams and Georgetown has wins over Wise and Pikeville as well.
Abby Ballman leads the Bears, averaging 14.2 points per game, while Jill Cropper is scoring 13.7 ppg.
GC is led by Waddle's 11.5 ppg, Tyra's 11.4 ppg and Mikkah Rogers 10.6 ppg.