Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Austin Peay University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 22, 2021
Austin Peay University coach David Midlick started the following lineup: 6-0 Jr. Maggie Knowles, 5-10 So.Shay-Lee Kirby, 6-1 So. D’Shara Booker, 5-6 Sr. Brianah Ferby, and 5-9 So. Ella Sawyer. Eastern Kentucky University coach Samantha Williams countered with 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.
Austin Peay led 29-27 at halftime and pulled away in the second half to defeat Eastern Kentucky by the score of 65-49. The score was tied eight times and there were seven lead changes in the game. Austin Peay shot 40.7% from the field including four of 17 from the three point line. The Governors connected on 17 of 23 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 17 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Eastern Kentucky shot 34% from the field including two of 10 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 13 of 15 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored four points off 10 Austin Peay turnovers.
Eastern Kentucky did not have an answer for O’Shara Booker in the paint and she led Austin Peay with 21 points and nine rebounds. Booker was nine of 12 from the field and three of four from the free throw line. 5-4 Sr. Brandi Ferby added 10 points including seven of eight free throws and three rebounds. 5-6 Fr. Nina De Leon Negron recorded eight points, two rebounds, and two assists. Brianah Ferby chipped in with six points including four of four free throws, three rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Ella Sawyer recorded three points, three rebounds, six assists, and three blocked shots.
Bria Bass led Eastern Kentucky with 13 points and eight rebounds. Jayla Johnson added 13 points and five rebounds. Kendall Wingler recorded 12 points including eight of 10 free throws and four rebounds.
Austin Peay University,19,10,19,17,65
Eastern Kentucky University,19,8,10,12,49
Austin Peay University (65) – Knowles 2, Kirby 5, Booker 21, Bri. Ferby 6, Sawyer 3, Bennell 6, De Leon Negron 8, Kidwell 2, Ward 2, Bra. Ferby 10.
Eastern Kentucky University (49) – Johnson 13, Bass 13, Jordan 0, Recanati 4, Wingler 12, Evans 2, Hacker 3, Rosini 2.
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.