Turnovers prove too costly for women's basketball at Berea
Berea, KY - Thirty-four turnovers by the Eagles led to 100 shot attempts by Berea, including 58 three-point attempts in a 101-77 loss for Asbury on Thursday night. The Eagles had defeated Berea at home earlier in the year, 83-78 in overtime, by limiting turnovers and controlling possessions, two elements missing in the rematch.
Asbury would shoot 60 percent (33-of-55) from the field, but it simply would not be enough chances at the basket to take down the Lady Mountaineers, who shot 39-of-100 from the field and made 16 of their three-point attempts. Asbury was led in scoring by Anna Stephenson with 16 points. She was joined in double figures by Jenny Bunge (14), Lindsey Wood (13), and Brooke Jensen (12).
The loss moves Asbury to 10-13 on the season, 3-4 in KIAC play. The Eagles will next be in action on Saturday when they host Rochester (Mich.) College at 1:00 p.m. The game can be heard on WACW .
Fans will also have a unique opportunity to watch the game for free by wearing pink to the game as a part of the 2008 Women's Basketball Coaches Association's (WBCA) "Think Pink" campaign to raise breast cancer awareness on the court. Fans can make donations, proceeds of which will benefit the Jessamine County Cancer Coalition.