SCAC Women's Basketball Recap - Week 1

SCAC Women's Basketball Recap - Week 1

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Six of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball squads opened up their 2018-19 campaigns over the weekend.

Austin College squeeked out a 69-62 win against Howard Payne in its home opener. Although the Yellow Jackets were more effecient from behind the three-point line, the Roo's shot 46.3 percent from the field and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. Junior forward Bryce Frank led AC with a double-double performance earning 23 points and 14 rebounds. 

Texas Lutheran opened up its season on the road earning a win against Concordia (Tex.). Senior guard Cami Davis posted 17 points in the game while freshman forward Morgan Rodriguez came off the bench to score 16 to help the Bulldogs secure the 74-63 victory.

The women's basketball schedule continues tonight when Trinity hosts Concordia (Tex.) in its home opener. 

This Week's Leaders:

Points/game (23.0): Bryce Frank, Austin College
Rebounds/game (14.0): Bryce Frank, Austin College
Assists/game (5.0): Salina Ali, Austin College
*FG percentage (73.33): Bryce Frank, Austin College (11-15)

*minimum of 4 FGs made per game

This Week's Results:

Date Away Home Status Links
Thu. 8 Texas Lutheran 74 Concordia (Tex.) 63 Final
Fri. 9 St. Thomas (TX) 77 Dallas 59 Final
  Howard Payne 62 Austin College 69 Final
  Mississippi University for Women 76 JWU (Denver) 42 Final
Sat. 10 Hardin-Simmons 83 Centenary (La.) 53 Final
  East Tex. Baptist 86 Schreiner 43 Final
Sun. 11 Neb. Wesleyan 79 JWU (Denver) 54 Final

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