Three-Point Shot Moves Lady Eagles To 3-0
Release Date: 11/22/2010
Clarksville, Ark.-The Lady Eagles nailed 14 three-pointers in a 78-65 win over Hendrix College Monday night in Conway.
Ozarks (3-0) took a commanding 43-25 lead into halftime. The Lady Eagles took control of the first half during a six-minute stretch by reeling off a 22-5 run. April Young’s three-pointer with 7:34 left in the half gave Ozarks a 33-15 advantage. Young and Lacey Phillips each had three three-pointers in the first half and helped Ozarks hit 8-of-17 from behind the arc in the first twenty minutes of action. The Lady Eagles maintained a double-digit lead for the entire second half. Another Phillips shot from long range put Ozarks ahead 58-35 at the 12:44 mark. Ozarks built a 27-point lead twice in the second half, with the second coming on an Ashley Teague three with 8:30 left.
Hendrix falls to 1-3 overall.
Ozarks hit 14-of-31 (45%) from the three-point line in the game. Young finished with a game-high 24 points. Phillips added 20 points and Teague scored 13 points. Phillips also dished out seven assists and recorded five steals.
Ozarks will host Rhema Bible College Tuesday night.
University of the Ozarks Sports Information Office