LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The 2016-17 SCAC women's basketball season tipped off on Tuesday with the league posting an 8-10 mark in the opening week of action.
Trinity University is the league's only remaining undefeated team as the Tigers opened with dominating wins over two American Southwest Conference opponents. Trinity defeated McMurry University, 72-53, on opening night and LeTourneau University, 83-63, on Sunday.
Austin College and Centenary College both posted 2-1 marks. After a 78-50 loss at UT-Dallas on Tuesday night, the 'Roos bounced back with victories over Millsaps College, 62-60, and Hendrix College, 79-62, at the SCAC/SAA Challenge in Jackson, Miss. In Saturday's come-from-behind victory against Hendrix, Austin College overcame a 10-point deficit heading into the fourth quarter.
Centenary College opened with a 70-64 victory at East Texas Baptist before splitting games at the SCAC/SAA Challenge. The Ladies scored four points in three seconds to defeat Hendrix 67-65 on Saturday before dropping a 76-64 decision to Millsaps the following day.
This Week's Leaders:
Points/game (19.7): Jasmine Morris, Centenary
Rebounds/game (14.0): Michelle DeCoud, Dallas
Assists/game (4.0): Savannah Hight, Texas Lutheran; Monica Holguin, Trinity; Adelaide Wenzel, Texas Lutheran
Steals/game (4.0): Savannah Hight, Texas Lutheran
Blocks/game (4.0): Michelle DeCoud, Dallas
*FG percentage (80.0): Micah Weaver, Trinity (12-15)
+FT percentage (100.0): Sammi Tso, Dallas (6-6)
#3FG percentage (75.0): Sabriyyah Fennell, Schreiner (3-4)
*minimum of 4 FGs made per game
+minimum of 2.5 FTs made per game
#minimum of 1.5 3FGs made per game
This Week's Results: