Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome
Eastern Kentucky University vs. Austin Peay University (Women)
Austin Peay University
January 3, 2019
Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 6-0 Jr. Catie Kaifes, 5-11 So. Bria Bass, 5-11 Sr. Abby Wright, 5-8 Jr. Shay Solomon, and 5-10 Fr. Hailey McCoy. Austin Peay University coach David Midlick countered with 6-0 Fr. Maggie Knowles, 5-10 Sr. Keisha Gregory, 6-1 Jr. Arielle Gonzalez-Varner, 5-6 So. Brianah Ferby, and 5-6 So. Brandi Ferby.
Austin Peay outscored Eastern Kentucky 29-11 in the second quarter to take control of the game in a 100-65 victory. There were two ties and six lead changes in the game. Turnovers doomed Eastern Kentucky tonight as Austin Peay scored 30 points off 28 Eastern Kentucky turnovers. Austin Peay also held a 39-7 advantage in bench scoring.
Austin Peay shot 44.4% from the field including 12 of 28 from the three point line. The Governors connected on 24 of 36 free throws and pulled down 39 rebounds. Eastern Kentucky shot 42.4% from the field including seven of 25 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on eight of 12 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored six points off seven Austin Peay turnovers.
5-8 Jr. Gabby Gregory led Austin Peay with 20 points including five three point baskets in only 12 minutes of playing time. Keisha Gregory added 19 points including three three point baskets. Arielle Gonzalez-Varner recorded 16 points and four rebounds. Brandi Ferby chipped in with 11 points, three assists, and three steals. 5-11 Jr. Nieja Crawford added 10 points and 11 rebounds. Brianah Ferby recorded 10 points, four rebounds, and four steals.
Shay Solomon led Eastern Kentucky with 23 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Bria Bass added 13 points, nine rebounds, and two assists. Catie Kaifes recorded 10 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists. Hailey McCoy chipped in with five points and eight rebounds.
Eastern Kentucky University,22,11,19,13,65
Austin Peay University,28,29,25,18,100
Eastern Kentucky University (65) – Kaifes 10, Bass 13, Wright 7, Solomon 23, McCoy 5, Cecil 7.
Austin Peay University (100) – Knowles 5, K. Gregory 19, Gonzalez-Varner 16, Brianah Ferby 10, Brandi Ferby 11, Crawford 10, LeFlore 7, Campbell 2, G. Gregory 20.
A special thanks to the Austin Peay Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.