Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Eastern Illinois University (Women)
Eastern Illinois University
January 16, 2021
Eastern Kentucky University coach Samantha Williams started the following lineup: 6-2 Sr. Jayla Johnson, 5-11 Sr. Bria Bass, 6-1 So. Anysa Jordan, 5-9 Fr. Alice Recanati, and 5-10 Fr. Kendall Wingler. Eastern Illinois University coach countered with Matt Bollant countered with 5-11 So. Morgan Litwiller, 5-9 So. Lariah Washington, 6-1 Jr. Abby Wahl, 5-8 Jr. Kira Arthofer, and 5-8 Sr. Karle Pace.
Eastern Illinois University defeated Eastern Kentucky University by the score of 73-68.. There were eight lead changes and four ties in this game. Eastern Illinois shot 40.7% from the field including four of 21 from the three point line. They connected on 21 of 32 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 22 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 47.4% from the field including eight of 16 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 12 points off nine EIU turnovers.
Karle Pace led EIU with 32 points including three three point baskets, and 13 of 18 free throws. Abby Wahl added 10 points, nine rebound, two blocked shots, and two steals. Lariah Washington recorded nine points, four rebounds, and two steals. Kira Arthofer chipped in with eight points, 11 assists, and four steals. Morgan Litwiller added six points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals.
Jayla Johnson led Eastern Kentucky with 17 points, five rebounds, and two blocked shots. 6-3 So. Emma Hacker added 12 points, four rebounds, and two assists. 5-9 Fr. Amerah Steele recorded nine points including three three point baskets. Anysa Jordan chipped in with eight points, five rebounds, and two assists.
Eastern Kentucky University,16,14,10,28,68
Eastern Illinois University,14,18,21,20,73
Eastern Kentucky University (68) – Johnson 17, Bass 0, Jordan 8, Recanati 4, Wingler 5, Evans 6, Hacker 12, Steele 9, Rosini 2, Gianesini 3, Azubike 2.
Eastern Illinois University (73) – Litwiller 6, Washington 9, Wahl 10, Arthofer 8, Pace 32, Hughes 4, Stafford 3, Steele 1.
A special thanks to the Eastern Illinois University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.