ECSU drops two at St. Augustine's
From staff reports
Monday, December 18, 2017
RALEIGH — The Elizabeth City State women’s basketball team lost to Saint Augustine’s 56-54 on Saturday afternoon at Saint Augustine’s.
Devona Stell led the Lady Vikings (6-6, 0-2 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) with 17 points and 14 rebounds, while Jalyn Brown followed with 16 points.
Brown tied the game at 54-54 with less than 30 second remaining in the fourth quarter. The Lady Falcons (4-7, 0-2 CIAA) took the lead for good on a basket by Kamya Renwicks with less than five seconds to go.
ECSU missed a shot in the final moments.
The win for Saint Augustine’s snapped a 33-game losing streak in regular-season conference games.
The Lady Falcons’ last regular-season conference win was on Feb. 21, 2015, which was a 79-72 result against Fayetteville State.
The Lady Vikings return to the court on Jan. 4 in Elizabeth City against Livingstone.
Saint Augustine’s 71, Elizabeth City State 48: The Vikings trailed 35-15 at halftime and never recoverd on Saturday afternoon in the conference matchup at SAU.
ECSU (3-4, 0-2 CIAA) shot 3-of-26 from the field in the first 20 minutes.
Justin Faison led the Vikings with 13 points, while Saint Augustine’s Tyre Gathright scored a game-high 26 points.
Faison was the only player for ECSU to score more than 10 points in the contest.