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Mercer at JacksonvilleJan. 27, 2007Swisher Gymnasium2:00 p.m.The Opponent: The Dolphins (11-7, 5-3 A-Sun) have been a streaky teamthis season, opening with four wins before dropping the next four.Jacksonville also won five in a row before losing last Saturday to ETSU onthe road. The JU offense features two of the Atlantic Sun’s top four scorersin Ashley Williams (16.2 ppg) and Virginia Gregiore (14.1 ppg), whorank second and fourth in the conference. Regina Omoite (8.7 ppg) andDaVina Hamilton (7.7 ppg) also rank amongst the A-Sun’s top-30 scorers.Williams leads the team in rebounding with 7.4 boards per game, rankingseventh in the A-Sun, while Gregiore and Danielle Gray also average morethan five rebounds a game. Jacksonville runs a three-guard offense, soGregiore, Hamilton and Omoite each average more than 2.5 assists pergame. While Williams does the inside work, Gregiore and Omoite providethe outside presence. The duo ranks in the A-Sun’s top 10 in 3-pointershooting percentage. Defensively, the quartet of Hamilton, Gregiore,Williams and Omoite have at least 30 steals apiece.The Coach: Jill Dunn is the second coach in the eight-year history of theJacksonville program and is in her third season at the helm of the Dolphins.She has compiled a 50-79 (.388) career record at JU and Western Carolina.Before arriving at JU in 2004, Dunn spent three seasons as an assistant atformer A-Sun rival Georgia State. In three years at Georgia State, Dunnhelped the Panthers reach the 2002 and 2003 NCAA Tournaments andcapture three straight A-Sun regular-season titles. Prior to Georgia State,Dunn spent one season at Miami (Ohio) as the top assistant. She moved toMiami after two seasons in charge at Western Carolina, where she recordeda 23-34 (.404) mark with the Catamounts. Before taking the reins atWCU, Dunn served one season as an assistant there and three years as anassistant at South Carolina. She got into coaching after completing a playingcareer at Georgia Southern, where she was a three-year starter andhelped the Eagles reach the 1993 NCAA Tournament.The Series: Mercer leads the series 10-4 with a 4-3 advantage inJacksonville. The Bears swept the series during the 2005-06 season,including a 66-59 win at Swisher Gymnasium on Jan. 19, 2006.2006-07 Schedule & ResultsOverall: 1-18 A-Sun: 0-8Home: 0-9 Away: 0-9 Neutral: 1-0Date Opponent Time/ResultNov. 7 Georgia College (exhibition) L, 48-62Nov. 10 at Georgia Tech L, 48-87Nov. 16 at No. 13 Texas A&M L, 41-95Nov. 24 $ at South Carolina L, 30-77Nov. 25 $ vs. Bethune-Cookman W, 48-47Nov. 27 at Savannah State L, 50-59Nov. 30 * ETSU (DH) L, 29-56Dec. 2 * Kennesaw State (DH) L, 70-74Dec. 9 Florida A&M L, 55-65Dec. 19 at New Orleans L, 36-47Dec. 20 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 42-60Dec. 29 ^ Savannah State L, 44-65Dec. 30 ^ UNC Asheville L, 51-64Jan. 2 Mississippi State (DH) L, 37-50Jan. 6 * Stetson L, 50-57Jan. 11 * at Lipscomb L, 50-79Jan. 13 * at Belmont L, 38-61Jan. 18 * Gardner-Webb L, 28-49Jan. 20 * Campbell L, 41-67Jan. 25 * at North Florida L, 40-57Jan. 27 * at Jacksonville 2:00 p.m.Feb. 4 * at Stetson (CSS) 2:00 p.m.Feb. 8 * Belmont 7:00 p.m.Feb. 10 * Lipscomb 2:00 p.m.Feb. 15 * at Campbell 7:00 p.m.Feb. 17 * at Gardner-Webb 2:00 p.m.Feb. 22 * Jacksonville 7:00 p.m.Feb. 24 * North Florida 2:00 p.m.Mar. 2 * at Kennesaw State 7:00 p.m.Mar. 4 * at ETSU 2:00 p.m.Mar. 8-10 Atlantic Sun Tournament (Dothan, Ala.)All times are EasternHome games are in bold$ = South Carolina Classic^ = Mercer Blade Holiday Classic* = Atlantic Sun Conference gameCSS = Televised on Comcast Sports SoutheastDH = Doubleheader with men’s teamMercer Roster and NotesProbable Starters Ht. Cl. Hometown PPG RPG Notes10 TaShera Lewis 6-0 So. Eastman, Ga. 9.6 3.2 45.8% FG%20 Sally Skeldon 5-6 Sr. Bedford, Texas 2.9 3.1 9 pts last gm22 Rhonda Owens 5-6 Sr. Endicott, N.Y. 4.6 3.6 2.47 spg23 Erin Keller 5-9 Jr. LaPlace, La. 6.3 3.8 2 steals last gm52 Zsaquez Flucker 6-2 Jr. Abbeville, Ala. 3.9 4.5 3 blocks last gmFirst Off The Bench Ht. Cl. Hometown PPG RPG Notes15 Megan delaRosa 5-10 So. Macon, Ga. 4.9 1.0 30.4% 3FG%21 Megan Lewis 5-10 So. Pace, Fla. 2.3 1.2 13 pts last yr at JU33 Chelsea Seabron 5-11 So. West Bloomfield, Mich. 3.8 3.5 5 rebs last gmMedia InformationRadio/InternetNoneTVNoneMercer Sports InformationSteven Ericson, Assistant SIDOffice: (478) 301-5219Cell: (478) 318-9285Fax: (478) 301-5350E-mail: ericson_sp@mercer.edu


Last Outing: Mercer kept it close against North Florida early inthe game before the Lady Osprey offense started clicking midwaythrough the opening frame, building a 26-17 hafltime lead.The Bears closed the margin to four, 35-31, on a jumper fromChelsea Seabron with 11:50 left to play. North Florida answeredwith a 14-0 run, holding Mercer scoreless for six minutes beforeSally Skeldon snapped the Bears’ scoring drought with a jumperat the 5:47 mark. The teams swapped buckets the rest of the way,as North Florida prevailed 57-40.Leading the Way: The Bears have five players among theAtlantic Sun leaders. TaShera Lewis is 12th in scoring (9.6 ppg),seventh in field goal percentage (.458), 15th in free throw percentage(.592) and tied for 12th in blocked shots (0.61 bpg). SallySkeldon is second in assists (4.47 apg), third in steals (2.40 spg)and fifth in assists/turnover ratio (1.00). Megan delaRosa is 13thin 3-point field goal percentage (.304) and 14th in 3-point fieldgoals per game (1.11). Rhonda Owens is second in steals (2.44spg) and Chelsea Seabron is 10th in blocked shots (0.68 bpg).National Numbers: While Rhonda Owens is second in theAtlantic Sun in steals, she is 74th in the country in played gamesas of Jan. 21. Sally Skeldon ranks second in the conference inassists, but is 59th nationally in games played through Jan. 21.Conference Accomplishments: Mercer has four players rankedamong A-Sun leaders in conference-only games. Sally Skeldon isthird in assists (4.50 apg), fourth in steals (2.75 spg), 10th inassist/turnover ratio (1.10) and tied for ninth in defensiverebounds (3.75 rpg). TaShera Lewis is seventh in scoring (12.9ppg) and fourth in field goal percentage (.541). Zsaquez Fluckeris third in blocked shots (1.62 bpg) while Chelsea Seabron is tiedfor 12th in blocked shots (0.62 bpg).Snake Bitten: The Bears have lost a handful of players to variousinjuries this season. Senior Sarah Russell will be out for theseason, as she recovers from an ACL injury suffered in the 2006A-Sun Tournament. Redshirt senior Rosanna Davis is still recoveringfrom her ACL injury suffered last November; she is expectedto return in late-February. TaShera Lewis missed the openeragainst Georgia Tech due to back pain. Zsaquez Flucker missedthe first five games of the season due to a calf injury. SallySkeldon and Megan Lewis missed a handful of games due toankle sprains, but returned to the lineup for the Mercer BladeHoliday Classic. Nicole Leonard missed six games due to anankle sprain and will miss the trip to Jacksonville. The Bearshave lost seven players for a total of 57 games.Record Setters: Sally Skeldon ranks third all-time at Mercer inassists (479) and needs 135 to pass Rhonda Griffin (1985-89) forsecond. The senior is 13th all-time in the Atlantic SunConference, needing 12 assists to pass Shelly Boston (FloridaA&M, 1989-92) for 12th place. The Texan is fourth on Mercer’sall-time steals list (183), needing 24 to pass Andrea Congreaves(1989-93) for third place. Rhonda Owens is 10th all-time atMercer in steals (128), she needs 22 to pass Carrie Harper (1995-99) for ninth.Statistical ComparisonMercer JacksonvilleScoring 826 1167Points per game 43.5 64.8Scoring margin -20.5 +2.8Field Goals-Att. 306-984 442-1121Field goal pct .311 .3943-Point FG-Att. 58-224 88-2593-point FG pct .259 .3403-pt FG made per game 3.1 4.9Free Throws-Att. 156-264 195-301Free throw pct .591 .648Rebounds 623 699Rebounds per game 32.8 38.8Rebounding margin -10.1 -0.8Assists 222 235Assists per game 11.7 13.1Turnovers 403 361Turnovers per game 21.2 20.1Turnover margin -2.4 +2.8Assist/turnover ratio 0.6 0.7Steals 186 196Steals per game 9.8 10.9Blocks 68 60Blocks per game 3.6 3.3Streak Overall: L, 15 Overall: W, 1Road: L, 9 Home: W, 5Atlantic Sun StandingsConference OverallBelmont 8-0 1.000 14-4 .778ETSU 7-1 .875 11-7 .611Jacksonville 5-3 .625 11-7 .611^ Kennesaw State 4-4 .500 8-10 .444Stetson 4-4 .500 4-15 .211Gardner-Webb 3-5 .375 6-13 .316Campbell 3-5 .375 5-13 .278Lipscomb 3-5 .375 5-13 .278^ North Florida 3-5 .375 4-14 .222Mercer 0-8 .000 1-18 .053Includes games through Jan. 26^ = Ineligible for conference tournament


Date Opponent W/L Guard Guard Guard/Forward Guard/Forward Forward/CenterNov. 10 at Georgia Tech L Owens Keller M. Lewis Leonard NeelyNov. 16 at Texas A&M L Owens Keller M. Lewis Leonard NeelyNov. 24 $ at South Carolina L Skeldon Owens M. Lewis Keller LeonardNov. 25 $ vs. Bethune-Cookman W Skeldon Owens M. Lewis Keller LeonardNov. 27 at Savannah State L Skeldon Owens M. Lewis Leonard T. LewisNov. 30 * ETSU L Skeldon Owens M. Lewis Keller LeonardDec. 2 * Kennesaw State L Skeldon Keller M. Lewis Leonard T. LewisDec. 9 Florida A&M L Owens Keller delaRosa Leonard T. LewisDec. 19 at New Orleans L Owens Keller delaRosa Seabron T. LewisDec. 20 at Southeastern Louisiana L Owens Keller delaRosa T. Lewis FluckerDec. 29 ^ Savannah State L Owens Keller delaRosa T. Lewis FluckerDec. 30 ^ UNC Asheville L Owens Keller delaRosa Seabron FluckerJan. 2 Mississippi State L Skeldon Owens Keller T. Lewis FluckerJan. 6 * Stetson L Skeldon Owens Keller T. Lewis FluckerJan. 11 * at Lipscomb L Skeldon Owens delaRosa Keller T. LewisJan. 13 * at Belmont L Skeldon Owens Keller T. Lewis FluckerJan. 18 * Gardner-Webb L Skeldon Keller delaRosa T. Lewis FluckerJan. 20 * Campbell L Skeldon Owens Keller Leonard T. LewisJan. 25 * at North Florida L Skeldon Owens M. Lewis Keller T. LewisJan. 27 * at JacksonvilleFeb. 4 * at StetsonFeb. 8 * BelmontFeb. 10 * LipscombFeb. 15 * at CampbellFeb. 17 * at Gardner-WebbFeb. 22 * JacksonvilleFeb. 24 * North FloridaMar. 2 * at Kennesaw StateMar. 4 * at ETSU$ - South Carolina Classic (Columbia, S.C.)^ - Mercer Blade Holiday Classic (Macon, Ga.)* - Atlantic Sun Conference gameOwens, Keller, M. Lewis, Leonard, Neely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2Owens, Keller, delaRosa, Leonard, T. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Owens, Keller, delaRosa, Seabron, T. Lewis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Owens, Keller, delaRosa, T. Lewis, Flucker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2Owens, Keller, delaRosa, Seabron, Flucker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Skeldon, Owens, M. Lewis, Keller, Leonard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2Skeldon, Owens, M. Lewis, Leonard, T. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Leading at the half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0Opponent leads at the half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-18Game is tied at the half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0Out rebound an opponent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3Opponent out rebounds Mercer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-15Rebounds are equal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0Committing 20 or more turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10Committing less than 20 turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-8Forcing 20 or more turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9Forcing less than 20 turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-9Shooting less than 30% from the floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-7Shooting 30.1-40% from the floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11Shooting 40.1-50% from the floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0Shooting better than 50% from the floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0Opponent shoots less than 30% from the floor. . . . . . . . . 0-1Opponent shoots 30.1-40% from the floor . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11Opponent shoots 40.1-50% from the floor . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-4Opponent shoots better than 50% from the floor . . . . . . . 0-2Shooting less than 30% from 3-point range . . . . . . . . . . . 0-14Shooting 30.1-40% from 3-point range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2Shooting 40.1-50% from 3-point range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Shooting better than 50% from 3-point range. . . . . . . . . . 0-1Opponent shoots less than 30% from 3-point range . . . . 1-7Opponent shoots 30.1-40% from 3-point range . . . . . . . . 0-42006-07 Starting LineupsRecord by Starting LineupsRecord When …Skeldon, Keller, M. Lewis, Leonard, T. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Skeldon, Owens, Keller, T. Lewis, Flucker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3Skeldon, Owens, delaRosa, Keller, T. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Skeldon, Keller, delaRosa, T. Lewis, Flucker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Skeldon, Owens, Keller, Leonard, T. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Skeldon, Owens, M. Lewis, Keller, T. Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Opponent shoots 40.1-50% from 3-point range . . . . . . . . 0-2Opponent shoots better than 50% 3-point range . . . . . . . 0-5Shooting less than 70% from the FT line. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13Shooting better than 70% from the FT line . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-5Opponent shoots less than 70% from FT line. . . . . . . . . . 1-8Opponent shoots better than 70% from FT line . . . . . . . 0-10Scoring 50 points or fewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15Scoring 51-60 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2Scoring 61-70 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-1Scoring 71-80 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0Scoring 81 or more points. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0Opponent scores 50 points or fewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3Opponent scores 51-60 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-5Opponent scores 61-70 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-5Opponent scores 71-80 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3Opponent scores 81 or more points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2Game is decided by less than five points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1Game is decided by 6-10 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3Game is decided by 11-15 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3Game is decided by 16-20 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2Game is decided by 21 points or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-9When wearing white uniforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-9When wearing black uniforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-5When wearing orange uniforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4


Sybil BlalockInterim Head CoachMercer (1975)First SeasonSybil Blalock is entering her first seasonas interim head coach, and brings awealth of knowledge and experience. Thiswill be her 17th season as a college coach.She spent seven seasons as an assistantcoach under Billy Holmes at Mercer, andanother seven years working on Holmes’staff at the University of New Orleans.Before moving to UNO, she was anassistant at Walters State Community College in Morristown,Tenn., during the 1982-83 season. Additionally, she worked withthe University of Tennessee program during the 1970s while pursuinga master’s degree.Blalock also brings an impressive playing background to thejob. She starred at Mercer when the program was just beginning inthe 1970s, and finished her career with 1,856 points which ranksfifth all-time. Blalock helped the program to its first conferencechampionships, the 1970-71 Southern Women’s AthleticConference regular-season title and the 1971 SWAC Tournamentcrown.Blalock also played on the 1972-73 team that earned Mercer’sfirst berth in a national tournament, the 1973 AIAW NationalTournament. She capped her career by earning WNIT All-America honors, as the Bears appeared in the 1975 WNIT. Duringher four-year tenure, Mercer posted an 87-13 (.870) record.Following her stellar career at Mercer, Blalock continued herplaying career overseas and with the Women’s ProfessionalBasketball League (WBL). In the WBL, she spent two seasonswith the New Orleans Pride and earned a spot on the 1981 WBLAll-Star team.Blalock also competed on the international level, earning aspot on the 1976 U.S. Olympic Development team and the 1978U.S. World University Games team.In addition to her duties on the court, Blalock has taughtmathematics at four universities. While coaching at Walters State,she taught college algebra. During her coaching tenure in NewOrleans she taught math at UNO before spending one year atTennessee. She has taught math at Mercer since 1994.At Mercer, Blalock has served as the senior woman administratorsince 1994. Since 2001, she has taken on the additionalduties as associate athletics director. Blalock oversees academicswhile serving on various Atlantic Sun Conference committees.Blalock’s involvement with athletics extends beyond Mercerand the Atlantic Sun. She was named to the NCAA’s Division IMen’s and Women’s Tennis Committee in March 2006, and sitson the Macon Tennis Association’s board of directors.The native of Sevierville, Tenn., graduated magna cum laudefrom Mercer in 1975 with a bachelor’s in mathematics and physicaleducation. She earned a master’s in applied mathematics fromTennessee in 1979.Coaching ExperienceMercer UniversityAssistant Coach1994-2001(Seven seasons)University of New OrleansAssistant Coach1985-1993(Eight seasons)Walters StateCommunity CollegeAssistant Coach1982-1983(One season)Blalock’s FilePlaying ExperienceNew Orleans Pride (WBL)1979-1981(Two seasons)Mercer University1971-1975(Four seasons)EducationUniversity of TennesseeM.S., 1979Mercer UniversityB.S., 1975


2006-07 RosterNumericalNo. Name Pos. Ht. Cl. Hometown/Previous School Major5 LeShonda Lillard G 5-6 Fr. Bloomington, Ind./Bloomington South HS Business10 TaShera Lewis F 6-0 So. Eastman, Ga./Dodge County HS Biology11 Heather Beckler G 5-10 Fr. Dalton, Ga./Girls Preparatory Undeclared12 Chereese Bedingfield G 5-10 So. Dublin, Ga./Trinity Christian Biology15 Megan delaRosa G 5-10 So. Macon, Ga./First Presbyterian Day Middle Grades Education20 Sally Skeldon G 5-6 Sr. Bedford, Texas/Trinity HS Communications21 Megan Lewis G 5-10 So. Pace, Fla./Pace HS Biology22 Rhonda Owens G 5-6 Sr. Endicott, N.Y./Union Endicott HS Political Science23 Erin Keller G 5-9 Jr. LaPlace, La./East St. Johns HS Communications24 Alex Rierson F-C 6-4 Fr. Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun HS Undeclared25 Nicole Leonard G-F 5-11 So. Gretna, La./Dominican HS Undeclared33 Chelsea Seabron G-F 5-11 So. West Bloomfield, Mich./West Bloomfield HS Business34 Rosanna Davis F 6-0 R-Sr. Tampa, Fla./Seminole CC Communications44 Sarah Russell G 6-1 Sr. St. Simons Island, Ga./Glynn Academy Communications52 Zsaquez Flucker C 6-2 Jr. Abbeville, Ala./Abbeville HS EngineeringInterim Head Coach Sybil Blalock (Mercer, 1975)Assistant Coaches Trish Roberts (Tennessee, 1979)Toby Bush (Memphis, 1999)Emily Klaerner (Texas State, 2006)Athletic Trainer Kristin Bourque (Gardner-Webb, 2006)AlphabeticalNo. Name Pos. Ht. Cl. Hometown/Previous School Major11 Heather Beckler G 5-10 Fr. Dalton, Ga./Girls Preparatory Undeclared12 Chereese Bedingfield G 5-10 So. Dublin, Ga./Trinity Christian Biology34 Rosanna Davis F 6-0 R-Sr. Tampa, Fla./Seminole CC Communications15 Megan delaRosa G 5-10 So. Macon, Ga./First Presbyterian Day Middle Grades Education52 Zsaquez Flucker C 6-2 Jr. Abbeville, Ala./Abbeville HS Engineering23 Erin Keller G 5-9 Jr. LaPlace, La./East St. Johns HS Communications25 Nicole Leonard G-F 5-11 So. Gretna, La./Dominican HS Undeclared21 Megan Lewis G 5-10 So. Pace, Fla./Pace HS Biology10 TaShera Lewis F 6-0 So. Eastman, Ga./Dodge County HS Biology5 LeShonda Lillard G 5-6 Fr. Bloomington, Ind./Bloomington South HS Business22 Rhonda Owens G 5-6 Sr. Endicott, N.Y./Union Endicott HS Political Science24 Alex Rierson F-C 6-4 Fr. Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun HS Undeclared44 Sarah Russell G 6-1 Sr. St. Simons Island, Ga./Glynn Academy Communications33 Chelsea Seabron G-F 5-11 So. West Bloomfield, Mich./West Bloomfield HS Business20 Sally Skeldon G 5-6 Sr. Bedford, Texas/Trinity HS CommunicationsChereese Bedingfield - Shuh-reeseKristin Bourque - BorkMegan delaRosa - Dell-uh-rosaZsaquez Flucker - Zhaa-quez FlookerEmily Klaerner - Klan-erPronunciation GuideTaShera Lewis - Tuh-sheer-uhLeShonda Lillard - Luh-shon-duh Lill-erdAlex Rierson - Rye-er-sonChelsea Seabron - Sea-brunSally Skeldon - Skell-dun


Mercer Season Box Score (as of Jan 25, 2007)All gamesRECORD: OVERALL HOME AWAY NEUTRALALL GAMES........... (1-18) (0-9) (0-9) (1-0)CONFERENCE.......... (0-8) (0-5) (0-3) (0-0)NON-CONFERENCE...... (1-10) (0-4) (0-6) (1-0)|---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---||----REBOUNDS----|## Player GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10 LEWIS, TaShera..... 18-13 387 21.5 65-142 .458 0-0 .000 42-71 .592 26 31 57 3.2 51 5 11 44 11 13 172 9.625 LEONARD, Nicole.... 12-9 326 27.2 32-91 .352 0-0 .000 18-30 .600 23 33 56 4.7 29 2 9 36 4 12 82 6.823 KELLER, Erin....... 19-18 491 25.8 38-156 .244 14-58 .241 29-55 .527 19 53 72 3.8 55 4 31 65 4 24 119 6.315 DELAROSA, Megan.... 19-7 319 16.8 32-103 .311 21-69 .304 11-16 .688 5 15 20 1.1 15 0 14 16 5 10 96 5.122 OWENS, Rhonda...... 19-17 608 32.0 38-118 .322 2-8 .250 9-10 .900 15 54 69 3.6 40 1 50 62 3 47 87 4.652 FLUCKER, Zsaquez... 14-7 251 17.9 24-51 .471 0-0 .000 7-13 .538 26 37 63 4.5 26 1 3 17 20 10 55 3.933 SEABRON, Chelsea... 19-2 315 16.6 25-84 .298 1-5 .200 21-31 .677 23 44 67 3.5 28 0 11 22 13 10 72 3.820 SKELDON, Sally..... 15-12 468 31.2 14-60 .233 7-30 .233 9-13 .692 3 44 47 3.1 41 2 67 67 1 36 44 2.921 LEWIS, Megan....... 16-8 252 15.8 15-70 .214 5-22 .227 2-5 .400 5 14 19 1.2 20 0 10 26 0 14 37 2.314 NEELY, Claire...... 2-2 30 15.0 1-4 .250 0-0 .000 2-6 .333 1 0 1 0.5 3 0 0 4 2 1 4 2.005 LILLARD, LeShonda.. 16-0 163 10.2 9-48 .188 2-8 .250 5-8 .625 5 21 26 1.6 6 0 13 18 2 6 25 1.612 BEDINGFIELD, Cheree 17-0 75 4.4 10-31 .323 6-13 .462 0-4 .000 3 5 8 0.5 4 0 1 4 0 2 26 1.531 HALL, Courtney..... 2-0 13 6.5 0-5 .000 0-3 .000 1-2 .500 2 0 2 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0.524 RIERSON, Alex...... 16-0 82 5.1 3-15 .200 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 3 5 8 0.5 4 0 2 5 3 1 6 0.411 BECKLER, Heather... 8-0 10 1.3 0-6 .000 0-6 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0TEAM............... 62 46 108 5.7 0 14------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total.............. 19 3790 306-984 .311 58-224 .259 156-264 .591 221 402 623 32.8 324 15 222 403 68 186 826 43.5Opponents.......... 19 3802 415-1063 .390 116-313 .371 270-379 .712 301 513 814 42.8 270 - 261 358 76 189 1216 64.0SCORE BY PERIODS: 1st 2nd Total------------------------------ ---- ---- ----Mercer........................ 376 452 - 828Opponents..................... 643 573 - 1216DEADBALL REBOUNDS: OFF DEF TOTAL------------------------------ --- ----- -----Mercer........................ 51 4 55Opponents..................... 51 1 52


34Rosanna DavisR-Sr. • F • 6-0Tampa, Fla.Seminole CC2006-07Not expected to receive medical clearance untillate-February after suffering an ACL injury inNovember 2005.22Rhonda OwensSr. • G • 5-6Endicott, N.Y.Union Endicott HS2006-07Scored four points, swiped three steals and hadnine assists against Georgia Tech (11/10) …Had three assists and grabbed five reboundsagainst No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) … Swipedfour steals against South Carolina (11/24) …Scored a career-high 14 points and tied acareer-high with six steals against Bethune-Cookman (11/25) … Grabbed six reboundsagainst Savannah State (11/27) … Scored 10points, contributed five assists and tied a career-high with six stealsagainst Florida A&M (12/09) … Scored eight points while grabbing ninerebounds and swiping six steals against New Orleans (12/19) …Recorded six rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana (12/20) … Scoredeight points and grabbed four rebounds against Lipscomb (01/11) …Blocked two shots and scored eight points on 4-of-5 shooting againstGardner-Webb (01/18).#34 Rosanna Davis Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFG Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFG Attempted . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Attempted . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AOff. Rebounds . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ADef. Rebounds . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ATotal Rebounds . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AAssists . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ABlocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AMinutes . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ANote: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#22 Rhonda Owens Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, at SE Louisiana (12/20/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .3x, at New Orleans (12/19/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .40 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#34 Rosanna Davis Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . .neut. McNeese State (11/27/04)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .neut. McNeese State (11/27/04)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .19 . . . . . . .neut. McNeese State (11/27/04)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .vs. UCF (02/12/05)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .vs. UCF (02/12/05)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .neut. Eastern Illinois (12/30/04)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Troy (03/03/05)Total Rebounds . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .neut. Eastern Illinois (12/30/04)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. UCF (02/12/05)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Jacksonville (02/26/05)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Wake Forest (11/18/05)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .29 . . . . . . .3x, at Georgia State (02/02/05)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#22 Rhonda Owens Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .4x, vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .3x, neut. Florida Atlantic (03/10/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . .vs. Florida Atlantic (01/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .vs. Florida Atlantic (01/02/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (02/10/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .at Florida Atlantic (02/12/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .at Florida Atlantic (02/12/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .3x, at New Orleans (12/19/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .40 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


Sarah RussellSr. • G • 6-144 St. Simons Island, Ga.Glynn Academy2006-07Expected to missed the season due to an ACLinjury suffered in the 2006 Atlantic SunTournament.20Sally SkeldonSr. • G • 5-6Bedford, TexasTrinity HS2006-07Had seven assists, four rebounds and threesteals against No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) …Had five assists against South Carolina (11/24)… Tallied six assists and five rebounds againstBethune-Cookman (11/25) … Scored six pointson a pair of 3-pointers against Savannah State(11/27) … Recorded four steals, four assistsand four points against ETSU (11/30) … Hadsix points, hitting a pair of treys againstKennesaw State (12/02) … Had five assists against UNC Asheville(12/29) … Registered four steals and four assists against Mississippi State(01/02) … Has a season-high nine assists and tied a career-high withseven rebounds against Stetson (01/06) … Tied a career-high with sevenrebounds while dishing seven assists against Lipscomb (01/11) … Tied aseason-high with four steals against Belmont (01/13) … Scored 11 pointsand grabbed six rebounds against North Florida (01/25).#44 Sarah Russell Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFG Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFG Attempted . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Attempted . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AOff. Rebounds . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ADef. Rebounds . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ATotal Rebounds . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AAssists . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ABlocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AMinutes . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ANote: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#20 Sally Skeldon Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .3x, at North Florida (01/25/07)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .5x, at North Florida (01/25/07)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .40 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#44 Sarah Russell Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 . . . . . . .vs. Belmont (01/14/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .vs. Belmont (01/14/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .17 . . . . . . .4x, neut. ETSU (03/09/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Gardner-Webb (02/18/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Georgia Southern (12/15/04)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .at Jacksonville (01/29/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .at Jacksonville (01/29/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .at Kennesaw State (02/26/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . .vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .2x, vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .5x, vs. Gardner-Webb (02/18/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .3x, vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .6x, vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .38 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Belmont (01/14/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#20 Sally Skeldon Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .neut. Florida Atlantic (03/10/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .10x, at North Florida (01/25/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .3x, at North Florida (01/25/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, neut. Florida Atlantic (03/10/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, at Gardner-Webb (12/05/05)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .vs. New Orleans (12/19/05)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. UCF (02/26/04)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .3x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .4x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .5x, vs. Gardner-Webb (02/18/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (02/14/04)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .3x, vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .52 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (02/14/04)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


52Zsaquez FluckerJr. • C • 6-2Abbeville, Ala.Abbeville HS2006-07Missed first five games due to a calf injury …Scored two points and grabbed two rebounds innine minutes against ETSU (11/30) … Grabbedseven rebounds and scored six points with twoblocks against Florida A&M (12/09) …Grabbed seven rebounds against New Orleans(12/19) … Poured in a career-best 10 points on5-of-6 shooting against Southeastern Louisiana(12/20) … Grabbed seven rebounds and swipeda pair of steals against Savannah State (12/29) … Scored 10 points andgrabbed six rebounds against UNC Asheville (12/30) … Corralled a season-high10 rebounds against Mississippi State (01/02) … Had threeblocks while grabbing seven rebounds against Stetson (01/06) … Tied acareer-mark with five blocks while adding eight points against Lipscomb(01/11) … Blocked three shots and hit a pair of field goals against NorthFlorida (01/25).23Erin KellerJr. • G • 5-9LaPlace, La.East St. John HS2006-07Scored seven points, grabbed three reboundsand contributed three assists against GeorgiaTech (11/10) … Tallied seven points againstNo. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) … Poured in ninepoints against South Carolina, shooting 5-of-7from the foul line (11/24) … Scored eightpoints while grabbing eight rebounds and dishingout six assists against Bethune-Cookman(11/25) … Scored a season-high 16 points, hittinga set of 3-pointers, against Kennesaw State (12/02) … Grabbedseven rebounds against New Orleans (12/19) … Led team with 13 pointsagainst UNC Asheville (12/30) … Collected seven rebounds againstMississippi State (01/02) … Tied a career-best with eight rebounds whileadding nine points against Stetson (01/06) … Grabbed seven reboundsand scored eight points against Gardner-Webb (01/18).#52 Zsaquez Flucker Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Stetson (01/06/07)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#23 Erin Keller Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. Campbell (01/20/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Campbell (01/20/07)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Campbell (01/20/07)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .4x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .36 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#52 Zsaquez Flucker Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .neut. ETSU (03/09/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .neut. Florida Atlantic (03/10/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .12 . . . . . . .neut. Florida Atlantic (03/10/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at North Florida (01/25/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#23 Erin Keller Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 . . . . . . .vs. Belmont (01/13/05)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Belmont (01/13/05)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. Campbell (01/20/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. ETSU (01/28/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .vs. North Florida (03/04/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Belmont (01/14/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. New Orleans (12/19/05)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Lipscomb (01/12/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .3x, neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Lipscomb (01/12/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .36 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


Chereese Bedingfield12So. • G • 5-10Dublin, Ga.Trinity Christian2006-07Connected on first collegiate field goal, a 3-pointer, against Georgia Tech (11/10) … Sawlimited action against South Carolina (11/24)… Came off the bench in the second halfagainst Bethune-Cookman (11/25) … Swiped asteal and sank a 3-pointer in a career-high sevenminutes against Savannah State (11/27) …Connected on a field goal against KennesawState (12/02) … Scored five points and grabbedtwo rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana (12/20) … Registered acareer-best eight points, hitting a pair of 3-pointers, against SavannahState (12/29) … Scored five points and grabbed a pair of rebounds againstBelmont (01/13).Megan delaRosaSo. • G • 5-1015 Macon, Ga.First Presbyterian Day2006-07Connected for six points against Georgia Techon a pair of 3-pointers (11/10) … Scored fivepoints and collected her first career blockagainst No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) … Scored14 points, hitting a career-best four 3-pointers,against Savannah State (11/27) … Scored 11points in first collegiate start while recordingtwo steals against Florida A&M (12/09) …Tallied six points and blocked a shot againstSoutheastern Louisiana (12/20) … Hit three 3-pointers and led team inscoring with 11 points against Savannah State (12/29) … Scored 15points on 6-of-8 shooting against Stetson (01/06) … Tallied eight points,hitting a pair of treys, against North Florida (01/25).#12 Chereese Bedingfield Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, at Belmont (01/13/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Attempted . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .3x, at Belmont (01/13/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, vs. ETSU (11/30/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#15 Megan delaRosa Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .5x, vs. Campbell (01/20/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .5x, at North Florida (01/25/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .33 . . . . . . .vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#12 Chereese Bedingfield Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, at Belmont (01/13/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Attempted . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .5x, at Belmont (01/13/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (01/26/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, vs. ETSU (11/30/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#15 Megan delaRosa Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .9x, vs. Campbell (01/20/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .5x, at North Florida (01/25/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .33 . . . . . . .vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


25Nicole LeonardSo. • G-F • 5-11Gretna, La.Dominican HS2006-07Corralled five rebounds against Georgia Tech(11/10) … Led team with 13 points and sevenrebounds against No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16)… Scored seven points and grabbed eightrebounds against South Carolina (11/24) …Tallied first career double-double with a 13-point, 12-rebound effort against Bethune-Cookman (11/25) … Scored 12 points andrecorded two blocks against Savannah State(11/27) … Had 12 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished three assistsagainst Kennesaw State (12/02) … Led team with 10 points off the benchagainst Lipscomb (01/11).21Megan LewisSo. • G • 5-10Pace, Fla.Pace HS2006-07Had eight points, shooting 2-for-4 behind thearc, against Georgia Tech (11/10) … Went 2-for-2 from the field for four points and grabbedtwo rebounds against No. 13 Texas A&M(11/16) … Collected three rebounds againstSouth Carolina (11/24) … Scored three pointsand registered a pair of assists against SavannahState (11/27) … Registered two assists againstKennesaw State (12/02) … Scored nine pointsand recorded two steals off the bench against Campbell (01/20).#25 Nicole Leonard Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .2x, neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .12 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .4x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .38 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#21 Megan Lewis Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .vs. Campbell (01/20/07)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Campbell (01/20/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .3x, at Savannah State (11/27/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, at Savannah State (11/27/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at Savannah State (11/27/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .5x, vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .4x, vs. Campbell (01/20/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at South Carolina (11/24/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .3x, at Belmont (01/13/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .37 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#25 Nicole Leonard Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .3x, neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .2x, neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .12 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .4x, neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Belmont (02/02/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .38 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#21 Megan Lewis Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . .at Jacksonville (01/19/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .at Jacksonville (01/19/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Florida A&M (12/29/05)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .vs. New Orleans (12/19/05)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .5x, neut. Florida Atlantic (03/10/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .vs. Campbell (02/16/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .vs. ETSU (01/28/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Campbell (02/16/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .4x, at Belmont (01/13/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, at Savannah State (11/27/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .37 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


10TaShera LewisSo. • F • 6-0Eastman, Ga.Dodge County HS2006-07Scored three points in six minutes off the benchagainst No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) … Scoredfive points and grabbed a seven reboundsagainst Savannah State (11/27) … Led teamwith 10 points off the bench against ETSU(11/30) … Scored a career-high 22 points,going 8-for-12 at the line and 7-for-10 from thefield, grabbed six rebounds and swiped threesteals against Kennesaw State (12/02) … Ledteam with 12 points and grabbed six rebounds against SoutheasternLouisiana (12/20) … Scored 12 points and dished out three assists againstUNC Asheville (12/30) … Scored 15 points and grabbed a career-higheight rebounds against Mississippi State (01/02) … Led team with 16points against Stetson (01/06) … Poured in 18 points on 8-of-12 shootingagainst Belmont (01/13) … Scored 14 points against Campbell (01/20) …Led team with 11 points against North Florida (01/25).33Chelsea SeabronSo. • G-F • 5-11West Bloomfield, Mich.West Bloomfield HS2006-07Posted a career-high 15 points on 5-of-7 shootingand grabbed seven rebounds againstGeorgia Tech (11/10) … Scored five pointsagainst No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) … Hadeight points against South Carolina (11/24) …Scored seven points on 5-of-8 shooting at thefoul line against Bethune-Cookman (11/25) …Added 10 points off the bench grabbing fourrebounds and contributing three assists againstFlorida A&M (12/09) … Blocked a career-best three shots againstSoutheastern Louisiana while grabbing five rebounds (12/20) … Grabbeda career-high 16 rebounds and added three assists against Savannah State(12/29) … Grabbed five rebounds and added four points against NorthFlorida (01/25).#10 TaShera Lewis Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .35 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#33 Chelsea Seabron Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .2x, at South Carolina (11/24/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .16 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#10 TaShera Lewis Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .vs. Mississippi State (01/02/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. North Florida (03/04/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Kennesaw State (12/02/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .35 . . . . . . .vs. Stetson (01/06/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#33 Chelsea Seabron Career HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . .at South Carolina (11/24/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, at Georgia Tech (11/10/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .neut. Bethune-Cookman (11/25/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . .16 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at New Orleans (12/19/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . .vs. Savannah State (12/29/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


11Heather BecklerFr. • G • 5-10Dalton, Ga.Girls Preparatory2006-07Saw limited action against Georgia Tech(11/10) … Came off the bench to see three minutesof action against Savannah State (11/27).5LeShonda LillardFr. • G • 5-6Bloomington, Ind.Bloomington South HS2006-07Grabbed three rebounds and swiped a stealagainst Georgia Tech (11/10) … Contributed anassist against No. 13 Texas A&M (11/16) …Hit first career field goal against South Carolina(11/24) … Hit a pair of free throws againstKennesaw State (12/02) … Scored five pointsand grabbed four rebounds against FloridaA&M (12/09) … Poured in nine points andgrabbed six rebounds while swiping a pair ofsteals against New Orleans (12/19) … Dished out a career-best fiveassists and grabbed three rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana(12/20) … Tallied five points against UNC Asheville (12/30).#11 Heather Beckler Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFG Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFG Attempted . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .2x, at Lipscomb (01/11/07)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Attempted . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AOff. Rebounds . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ADef. Rebounds . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ATotal Rebounds . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AAssists . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ABlocks . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/ASteals . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AMinutes . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .at Savannah State (11/27/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.#5 LeShonda Lillard Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . .2x, at New Orleans (12/19/06)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/06)3-FG Attempted . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)FT Attempted . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .vs. Florida A&M (12/09/06)Off. Rebounds . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .33 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.


24Alex RiersonFr. • F-C • 6-4Calhoun, Ga.Calhoun HS2006-07Played four minutes against No. 13 TexasA&M (11/16) … Made brief appearanceagainst South Carolina (11/24) … Came off thebench late against Savannah State (11/27) …Recorded first career block against ETSU(11/30) … Registered first career field goal andgrabbed a pair of rebounds against SoutheasternLouisiana (12/20) … Scored four points on 2-of-4 shooting against Belmont (01/13).For more statistics visitwww.ncaasports.comFor more statistics visit#24 Alex Rierson Season HighsPoints . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)FG Made . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)FG Attempted . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)3-FG Made . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/A3-FG Attempted . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Campbell (01/20/07)FT Made . . . . . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AFT Attempted . . . . . . .N/A . . . . . .N/AOff. Rebounds . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Def. Rebounds . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .at Southeastern Louisiana (12/20/06)Total Rebounds . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Assists . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .2x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .3x, vs. Gardner-Webb (01/18/07)Steals . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . .at New Orleans (12/19/06)Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . .18 . . . . . . .at Belmont (01/13/07)Note: If reached multiple times, most recent occurrence is listed.www.atlanticsun.orgTo order tickets for the 2007Atlantic Sun TournamentCall the Dothan Civic CenterBox Officeat (334) 615-3175


ExhibitionGeorgia College 62Mercer 48Nov. 7, 2006Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. – Foul shots and full-court pressure were thetales of the tape, as the Mercer women’s basketball team fell 62-48 to Georgia College in the lone exhibition game for the teams.Georgia College scored the first points of the game and nevertrailed by more than four, as the game featured only three ties.The last tie came at the 16:15 mark of the first half when ShaniceDawson hit a layup for the Lady Bobcats before GCSU went ona 14-0 run over the next six minutes.Mercer struggled to get into an offensive groove throughoutthe first half, shooting a paltry 26.1 percent from the field. GCSUdid not fair well either offensively, shooting just 33.3 percent, butconnecting on 7-of-9 foul shots in the first half.The Lady Bobcats came out firing in the second half, extendingtheir lead to as many as 31 points with 7:56 left in the game.The Bears battled back and cut the lead down to 14 with just overa minute left, but the damage had been done. GCSU held on forthe 62-48 win, preventing the game from slipping away late likeit did last season.GCSU’s Marquita Driskell led all scorers with 17 points whileAshley Williams came off the bench for the Lady Bobcats to add14, hitting on 4-of-6 3-pointers. Cassie Miliner led GCSU withnine rebounds while seven other players contributed points.Nicole Leonard posted a double-double, scoring 13 pointsand grabbing 11 rebounds. Megan Lewis was second on theteam with nine points while Erin Keller added seven.“We need to get more comfortable running our offense. Theywere not staying with the offensive game plan,” said Mercer headcoach Sybil Blalock. “We started out well but the pressure affectedus and we could not control the tempo.”The Bears played without four regulars who might haveimpacted the outcome: seniors Rosanna Davis, Sarah Russelland Sally Skeldon, and sophomore TaShera Lewis.“We had more energy which made us more aggressive andallowed use to control the tempo,” Blalock said about her team’ssecond-half surge.Georgia College & StateTOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINBrantley* 1-3 0-0 0-1 0-1-1 2 2 2 4 1 0 27Driskell* 6-9 1-1 4-4 0-3-3 1 17 0 1 1 1 18Miliner* 1-5 0-2 2-2 1-8-9 1 4 2 3 0 1 26Smith* 1-4 0-1 5-6 0-2-2 2 7 3 1 0 6 19Dawson* 3-6 0-1 0-0 1-0-1 1 6 1 1 0 1 16Hansford 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0-0 1 3 0 2 0 0 4Holsendolph 0-4 0-2 0-1 0-0-0 0 0 1 6 0 2 10Lynch 2-3 1-1 2-2 0-1-1 0 7 0 1 0 1 12Harrison 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 1 2 0 0 9Royster 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1-1 0 2 2 2 0 0 9Haggerty 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2Williams 5-8 4-6 0-0 1-4-5 0 14 2 3 0 2 22Bixler 0-2 0-0 0-0 2-0-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 13Chapman 0-3 0-1 0-0 0-3-3 2 0 0 1 0 1 13Team 5-2-7Totals 20-48 7-16 15-18 10-25-35 13 62 15 28 2 15 200Total FG%:1st Half: 9-27, 33.3% 2nd Half: 11-21, 52.4% Game: 20-48, 41.7%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-7, 28.6% 2nd Half: 5-9, 55.6% Game: 7-16, 43.8%FT%: 1st Half: 7-9, 77.8% 2nd Half: 8-9, 88.9% Game: 15-18, 83.3%MercerTOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINLeonard* 6-12 0-0 1-2 5-6-11 3 13 1 6 0 3 34Seabron* 2-7 0-0 1-2 2-0-2 1 5 0 3 2 2 21Lewis, M.* 4-8 1-2 0-0 0-1-1 2 9 2 1 0 2 33Owens* 0-5 0-1 0-0 1-4-5 2 0 7 5 0 0 33Keller* 3-11 0-4 1-2 2-0-2 4 7 4 3 1 2 29Lillard 2-3 0-0 1-1 0-3-3 1 5 1 2 0 2 6Neely 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 0 1 0 2 7delaRosa 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2Rierson 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4Hall 2-5 1-3 2-2 0-0-0 0 7 0 3 0 3 16Flucker 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 2 2 0 1 0 0 15Team 2-4-6 2Totals 20-57 2-10 6-9 13-20-33 15 48 15 28 4 17 200Total FG%:1st Half: 6-23, 26.1% 2nd Half: 14-34, 41.2% Game: 20-57, 35.1%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-3, 0.0% 2nd Half: 2-7, 28.6% Game: 2-10, 20.0%FT%: 1st Half: 1-2, 50.0% 2nd Half: 5-7, 71.4% Game: 6-9, 66.7%Officials: Terri Maddock, Tim Godbee, Talisa GreenTechnical fouls: Georgia College-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 379Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalGeorgia College 27 35 62Mercer 13 35 48Game 1Georgia Tech 87Mercer 48Nov. 10, 2006Atlanta, Ga.Alexander Memorial ColiseumATLANTA - In its season opener, the Mercer women's basketballteam traded the lead early against Georgia Tech but wasunable to hold on for the victory. The Yellow Jackets spent muchof the night connecting from the foul line and behind the arc foran 87-48 win.Mercer (0-1) opened the game quickly, hitting 4-of-5 fieldgoals in the first five minutes to take a 9-8 lead at the first break.Georgia Tech (1-0) struggled offensively in the first half, butracked up points at the foul line. Midway through the openinghalf, the Yellow Jackets had connected on 10-of-11 free throws tobuild a 27-17 lead.Chioma Nnamaka led Georgia Tech's late first-half surge, hittinga pair of 3-pointers to give the Yellow Jackets a 46-24 leadwith 1:30 remaining. Mercer entered halftime trailing 50-27, buthad success running its offense as the Bears shot 43.5 percentfrom the field.The second half started much like the first half ended, asGeorgia Tech opened the second frame with a 14-2 run throughthe first seven minutes. Nnamaka scored eight of the Jackets'points during that run. Mercer struggled to get into an offensivegroove, making its first field goal of the second half with 9:19remaining when Chelsea Seabron hit a layup after getting a passfrom Rhonda Owens.After a strong first half, Seabron led the Bears with 15 pointson 5-of-7 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds. Owens led allplayers with nine assists. After a sizzling first half, Megan Lewiscooled off in the second and finished with eight points.Stephanie Higgs led all scorers with 21 points while Nnamakafinished with 19 on 5-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. TiffanyBlackmon had 10 points and seven rebounds off the bench.“I thought the effort was better than the other night. If we continueto sustain this work ethic we will make progress,” saidMercer interim head coach Sybil Blalock. “I thought we handledtheir press well except for a few minutes in the first half. We gotsome good looks, but just were not able to make our shots.”Mercer (0-1)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINLeonard* 1-5 0-0 0-2 2-3-5 5 2 1 3 0 0 33Neely* 1-2 0-0 1-2 1-0-1 1 3 0 1 1 1 14M. Lewis* 3-14 2-4 0-0 1-2-3 1 8 1 2 0 2 37Owens* 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 2 4 9 5 0 3 33Keller* 2-7 1-2 2-2 0-3-3 1 7 3 5 0 0 26Lillard 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-2-3 0 0 1 3 0 1 7Beckler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Bedingfield 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1delaRosa 2-5 2-5 0-0 0-0-0 0 6 0 1 0 0 9Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2Hall 0-3 0-2 0-0 1-0-1 1 0 0 1 0 0 8Seabron 5-7 1-1 4-7 3-4-7 3 15 0 3 0 0 29Team 1-3-4 1Totals 17-49 7-15 7-13 10-17-27 14 48 15 25 1 7 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 10-23, 43.5% 2nd Half: 7-26, 26.9% Game: 17-49, 34.7%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 3-5, 60.0% 2nd Half: 4-10, 40.0% Game: 7-15, 46.7%FT%: 1st Half: 4-6, 66.7% 2nd Half: 3-7, 42.9% Game: 7-13, 53.8%Georgia Tech (1-0)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINMitchell, J.* 1-8 0-0 4-6 2-4-6 0 6 2 2 0 2 24Nnamaka* 7-11 5-7 0-0 3-3-6 2 19 3 2 0 1 26Mitchell, D.*2-4 0-0 3-3 1-1-2 1 7 0 1 0 1 15Higgs* 7-16 3-5 4-5 4-3-7 1 21 1 1 1 3 26Ingram* 1-2 1-1 0-0 0-1-1 3 3 6 0 0 1 16Williams 1-5 0-1 0-0 2-2-4 3 2 3 3 1 2 21Josiah 2-4 2-3 0-0 0-0-0 2 6 0 1 0 1 8Turner 1-3 0-0 2-2 3-0-3 2 4 1 0 0 0 10Wilson 2-6 1-1 0-0 0-1-1 0 5 3 2 0 4 22Blackmon 4-6 0-0 2-2 4-3-7 1 10 0 1 0 0 20Ardossi 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-3-3 1 4 1 3 0 1 12Team 2-1-3Totals 28-65 12-18 19-22 21-22-43 16 87 20 16 2 16 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 14-32, 43.8% 2nd Half: 14-33, 42.4% Game: 28-65, 43.1%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 6-7, 85.7% 2nd Half: 6-11, 54.5% Game: 12-18, 66.7%FT%: 1st Half: 16-18, 88.9% 2nd Half: 3-4, 75.0% Game: 19-22, 86.4%Officials: Joe Cunningham, Mary Day, Jeffrey McNicolTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Georgia Tech-None.Attendance: 854Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 27 21 48Georgia Tech 50 37 87Game 2No. 13 Texas A&M 95Mercer 41Nov. 16, 2006College Station, TexasReed ArenaCOLLEGE STATION, Texas - Turnovers and 3-pointers werethe difference Thursday night, as the Mercer women's basketballteam fell 95-41 to No. 13 Texas A&M.Texas A&M (2-0) opened the game with a 9-0 run beforeNicole Leonard hit a layup to get Mercer on the board. TheAggies pushed their lead to 22 midway through the first halfthanks to some strong post play by Lenka Zimova, who scoredsix straight points.The Bears responded with an 8-2 spurt that trimmed theAggie lead down to 15 with 5:18 left in the opening half, but TexasA&M responded with a 3-pointer from LaToya Gulley and somefree throws to enter halftime with a 44-24 lead. Turnoversplagued the Bears throughout the first half, as 15 errors led to 15Aggie points.Mercer opened the second half sluggishly after ChelseaSeabron hit the Bears' first field goal attempt just seconds intothe frame. The Bears had a 4:35 minute scoring drought beforeLeonard connected on a layup, but the Aggies had alreadypushed their lead to 24 at that point.Texas A&M consistently extended its lead with 3-pointers.The Aggies went 6-for-6 from behind the arc in the second half,and hit 11-of-15 in the game. Mercer made only two 3-pointers,attempting just seven.Texas A&M's Takia Starks led all scorers with 19 points,shooting 8-of-11 from the field. Morenike Atunrase added 15while Damitria led the Aggies in rebounding with nine.Nicole Leonard led the Bears with 13 points and sevenrebounds. Erin Keller added seven, all coming in the first half. Inher homecoming game, Sally Skeldon had seven assists andgrabbed four rebounds.“They had tremendous defensive pressure,” said interim headcoach Sybil Blalock. “But we could not run our offense and getour shots.”Mercer (0-2)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINLeonard* 5-10 0-0 3-4 4-3-7 4 13 1 8 0 2 36Neely* 0-2 0-0 1-4 0-0-0 2 1 0 3 1 0 16M. Lewis* 2-2 0-0 0-1 1-1-2 2 4 1 5 0 1 25Owens* 1-7 0-0 0-0 2-3-5 0 2 3 5 0 0 29Keller* 3-7 1-3 0-0 0-2-2 3 7 1 4 1 1 24Lillard 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3T. Lewis 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-1-1 1 3 0 0 0 0 6delaRosa 2-5 1-2 0-0 0-0-0 0 5 0 1 1 0 6Skeldon 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-2-2 4 0 7 6 0 3 28Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4Hall 0-2 0-1 1-2 1-0-1 0 1 0 1 0 0 5Seabron 2-7 0-0 1-2 1-0-1 3 5 0 0 0 0 18Team 2-3-5Totals 16-45 2-7 7-15 11-15-26 19 41 14 34 3 7 200Total FG%:1st Half: 11-27, 40.7% 2nd Half: 15-18, 27.8% Game: 16-45, 35.6%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 1-3, 33.3% 2nd Half: 1-4, 25.0% Game: 2-7, 28.6%FT%: 1st Half: 1-2, 50.0% 2nd Half: 6-13, 46.2% Game: 7-15, 46.7%Texas A&M (2-0)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINReado* 3-5 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 2 6 2 1 1 3 16Micheaux* 3-6 0-0 3-5 4-2-6 1 9 2 7 2 4 20Starks* 8-11 3-4 0-0 1-1-2 2 19 2 1 0 1 23Franklin* 1-3 1-2 0-0 0-1-1 1 3 8 1 0 0 27Atunrase* 5-6 3-3 2-3 0-1-1 2 15 3 0 1 2 23Buchanan 3-4 0-0 3-4 3-4-7 1 9 0 1 0 0 6Gulley 1-3 1-1 0-0 0-1-1 1 3 1 1 0 0 10Pounds 1-3 1-3 0-0 0-2-2 1 3 2 2 1 0 14Horton 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 2 0 0 6McGowen 3-6 2-2 1-2 2-1-3 3 9 3 0 0 4 13Limbaha 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 1 4 0 2 2 0 11Zimova 4-6 0-0 0-0 3-3-6 1 8 1 0 0 0 10Gant 3-5 0-0 1-2 0-3-3 1 7 5 2 0 2 21Team 2-0-2Totals 37-63 11-15 10-16 16-23-39 18 95 29 20 7 16 200Total FG%:1st Half: 18-31, 58.1% 2nd Half: 19-32, 59.4% Game: 37-63, 58.7%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 5-9, 55.6% 2nd Half: 6-6, 100% Game: 11-15, 73.3%FT%: 1st Half: 3-5, 60.0% 2nd Half: 7-11, 63.6% Game: 10-16, 62.5%Officials: David Scroggins, Artrail Tillman and Erica BradleyTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Texas A&M-None.Attendance: 2680Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 24 17 41Texas A&M 44 51 95


Game 3South Carolina 77Mercer 30Nov. 24, 2006Columbia, S.C.Colonial CenterCOLUMBIA, S.C. - In the opening day finale of the SouthCarolina Classic, the Mercer women's basketball team struggledoffensively and could not overcome an early deficit against SouthCarolina. The Gamecocks prevailed 77-30 over the Bears.South Carolina (4-1) opened the game quickly, leading 20-0before Mercer registered its first points of the game when ErinKeller hit a pair of free throws with 10:11 left in the first half. USCbuilt its lead in the paint, as Iva Sliskovic had seven points midwaythrough the opening frame and the team finished the halfwith 22 points in the paint.Mercer (0-3) struggled to generate offense in the first half, asTaShera Lewis hit the Bears' first field goal with 7:39 remaining inthe period. The Gamecocks were as hot as the Bears were cold,shooting 60.7 percent during the first half.The second half was much like the first half for the Bears, whostruggled to operate their offense. Mercer converted only onefield goal midway through the second frame, but South Carolinawas unable to extend its lead because the Gamecocks wereshooting 36.4 percent with just under 12 minutes left in the frame.The Gamecocks had three players finish in double figures, asLakesha Tolliver led the way with 13 points. Lauren Simms added12 and Stacy Booker had 10. Demetress Adams led all playerswith 10 rebounds.Erin Keller fouled out midway through the second half, but ledMercer with nine points. Chelsea Seabron added eight pointswhile Nicole Leonard led the Bears with eight rebounds andadded seven points. Sally Skeldon led all players with five assistsand moved into fourth on Mercer's all-time assist list, recordingher 423rd assist with a pass to Seabron with 5:09 left in thegame.“We have had three tough games and faced a lot of pressuredefense in each one,” said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. “Butwe are getting better and hopefully the experience will pay off.”Mercer (0-3)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINLeonard* 3-6 0-0 1-2 2-6-8 3 7 1 4 0 1 33Skeldon* 0-6 0-2 0-0 0-0-0 3 0 5 8 0 1 34M. Lewis* 0-9 0-4 0-0 1-2-3 4 0 0 1 0 1 20Owens* 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 3 0 0 4 0 4 31Keller* 2-8 0-3 5-7 0-3-3 5 9 0 4 0 1 24Lillard 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 2 0 3 0 0 9T. Lewis 1-1 0-0 2-2 0-1-1 0 4 0 0 0 0 10Bedingfield 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3delaRosa 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 1 0 1 10Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2Seabron 4-10 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 3 8 0 0 1 1 24Team 2-4-6 1Totals 11-47 0-11 8-11 6-18-24 23 30 6 26 1 10 200Total FG%:1st Half: 4-22, 18.2% 2nd Half: 7-25, 28.0% Game: 11-47, 23.4%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-7, 0.0% 2nd Half: 0-4, 0.0% Game: 0-11, 0.0%FT%: 1st Half: 5-7, 71.4% 2nd Half: 3-4, 75.0% Game: 8-11, 72.7%South Carolina (4-1)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINSliskovic* 3-4 0-0 1-1 1-0-1 0 7 0 2 0 0 13Johnson* 1-7 0-1 3-4 3-2-5 1 5 1 2 1 1 15Tolliver* 4-7 0-0 5-7 3-2-5 2 13 0 3 2 1 16Fabbri* 0-4 0-2 0-0 0-1-1 1 0 4 2 0 1 15Harris* 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-3-5 0 2 0 3 0 1 15Booker 4-9 1-4 1-1 0-1-1 1 10 3 2 0 1 20Burgova 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-3-3 1 0 2 2 0 2 11Adams 3-5 0-0 1-3 1-9-10 3 7 1 3 3 1 28Jones 0-1 0-1 1-2 0-0-0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4Simms 4-4 0-0 4-4 2-4-6 2 12 1 1 0 2 17Zackery 3-4 0-0 3-4 0-2-2 1 9 0 1 1 1 19Dickerson 3-4 1-2 1-2 0-1-1 0 8 3 0 0 1 16Kulcsar 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-1-1 1 3 0 0 0 1 11Team 1-3-4Totals 27-52 2-10 21-32 13-32-45 14 77 15 21 7 13 200Total FG%:1st Half: 17-28, 60.7% 2nd Half: 10-24, 41.7% Game: 27-52, 51.9%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-7, 28.6% 2nd Half: 0-3, 0.0% Game: 2-10, 20.0%FT%: 1st Half: 8-13, 61.5% 2nd Half: 13-19, 68.4% Game: 21-32, 65.6%Officials: Art Bomengen, Melissa Lewis, Dock SiskTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. South Carolina-None.Attendance: 1609Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 13 17 30South Carolina 44 33 77Game 4Mercer 48Bethune-Cookman 47Nov. 25, 2006Columbia, S.C.Colonial CenterCOLUMBIA, S.C. - After seeing a 10-point lead dwindle latein the second half, the Mercer women's basketball team guttedout a 48-47 win over Bethune-Cookman in the consolation gameof the South Carolina Classic.The teams swapped the lead early in the game beforeBethune-Cookman (1-2) went on a 7-0 spurt midway through thefirst half, building a 12-6 lead with 12:47 left in the frame. Mercer(1-3) responded with a six-point spurt driven by a 3-pointer fromErin Keller and a jumper from Nicole Leonard, tying things at 12with 9:30 left in the half.The Bears built a four-point lead thanks to a Leonard layupwith 3:56 left in the first, but the teams entered halftime knottedat 21 after the Lady Wildcats closed the frame with a 6-2 spurt.Mercer dictated the tempo early in the second half andextended its leads to as many as 11, but the Bear offense stalled.Mercer went nearly four minutes without a field goal beforeRhonda Owens hit a 3-pointer at the 4:20 mark. The LadyWildcats tied the game at 44 with 3:08 remaining when SierraMcKnight hit a pair of free throws.Rosanna Jones gave BCC a one-point lead with 8.5 secondsleft, but Mercer had one more chance. Mercer's Erin Keller hit thefront end of a one-and-one to tie the game at 47, and secured thewin when she connected on her second foul shot with 2.3 secondsremaining.“We played with passion at the end and showed resilience inthe face of adversity,” said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. “It isgreat to get our first win of the season.”Cassandra Calcagno led the Lady Wildcats with 12 points, allcoming in the second half. Jones added 11 and grabbed sixrebounds.Leonard notched her first career double-double with 13 pointsand 12 rebounds, both career highs. Owens set a career-highwith 14 pointsMercer (1-3)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINLeonard* 6-11 0-0 1-2 6-6-12 2 13 1 6 1 2 38Skeldon* 1-3 0-2 0-0 0-5-5 5 2 6 4 0 3 36M. Lewis* 1-3 0-0 1-2 0-1-1 4 3 0 2 0 1 13Owens* 5-10 2-2 2-2 1-4-5 5 14 0 5 0 6 36Keller* 2-8 2-4 2-6 1-7-8 2 8 6 7 0 1 29Lillard 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4T. Lewis 0-5 0-0 1-2 3-1-4 1 1 0 1 1 0 16Bedingfield 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3delaRosa 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 2 0 1 0 0 0 9Seabron 1-4 0-0 5-8 1-1-2 1 7 0 1 0 0 16Team 2-0-2Totals 16-47 4-10 12-23 14-26-40 22 48 14 26 2 13 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 8-22, 36.4% 2nd Half: 8-25, 32.0% Game: 16-47, 34.0%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-5, 40.0% 2nd Half: 2-5, 40.0% Game: 4-10, 40.0%FT%: 1st Half: 3-8, 37.5% 2nd Half: 9-15, 60.0% Game: 12-23, 52.2%Bethune-Cookman (1-2)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINCalcagno* 3-4 0-0 6-9 2-2-4 4 12 0 3 0 2 26Jones* 5-14 1-4 0-0 4-2-6 2 11 0 5 2 2 36Fountain* 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1-1 2 2 1 1 0 0 7Boykin* 2-6 0-1 3-6 1-4-5 4 7 4 3 1 1 31McCray* 1-10 0-3 3-7 1-2-3 2 5 1 3 0 0 34Bassett 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-5-6 0 0 1 4 0 1 23Elston 0-3 0-3 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9McKnight 1-4 0-0 6-10 2-1-3 1 8 1 2 0 1 16Dean 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Simpson 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 1 2 0 1 1 0 15Team 1-2-3 2Totals 13-43 1-11 20-34 12-22-34 16 47 8 24 4 7 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 6-19, 31.6% 2nd Half: 7-24, 29.2% Game: 13-43, 30.2%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 1-6, 16.7% 2nd Half: 0-5, 0.0% Game: 1-11, 9.1%FT%: 1st Half: 8-15, 53.3% 2nd Half: 12-19, 63.2% Game: 20-34, 58.8%Officials: Lawson Newton, Doug Cloud, Kristie WeedTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Bethune-Cookman-None.Attendance: 1550Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 21 27 48Bethune-Cookman 21 26 47Game 5Savannah State 59Mercer 50Nov. 27, 2006Savannah, Ga.Tiger ArenaSAVANNAH, Ga. - In its final road game of a season-long,five-game road trip, the Mercer women's basketball team fell 59-50 to Savannah State.Savannah State (4-1) pounded the paint and utilized IvySmith's penetration to build a 19-7 lead before Mercer started tofind its offensive rhythm. Mercer went nearly 11 minutes betweenfield goals, as Savannah State built its lead thanks to a set of 3-pointers from Smith.Mercer (1-4) shot a paltry 29.2 percent from the field in theopening frame while Savannah State seemed to find the basketeverywhere, shooting 54.2 percent in the first half and connectingon 4-of-5 3-point attempts. The Bears had open shots, butwere unable to capitalize on their opportunities and entered halftimetrailing 33-17.The Bears opened the second half with a 7-0 spurt before theLady Tigers got on the scoreboard with 15:16 remaining in theframe when Shaunte Carter connected with a jumper. Mercer cutthe lead to eight, 37-29, when Megan Lewis connected on a treywith 12:45 left in the game.However, Savannah State continued to pound the paint.Milan Johnson and Shaunte Carter thrived, as the Lady Tigerspounded the paint. While the Bears continued to score, they wereunable to get any closer than eight.After trailing by 17 with under a minute remaining, Mercer'seffort down the stretch trimmed the margin to nine. MegandelaRosa and Chereese Bedingfield hit a 3-pointer, anddelaRosa added two free throws for the final margin, 59-50.Smith led Savannah State in scoring with 17 points whileShaunte Carter posted a double-double with 12 points and 10rebounds. Antoinette Williams added 10.Nicole Leonard had 12 for the Bears while delaRosa posteda career-high with 14 points off the bench. TaShera Lewis ledMercer with seven rebounds.Mercer (1-4)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 1-3 0-0 3-6 2-5-7 2 5 1 4 1 2 22Leonard* 5-9 0-0 2-5 1-1-2 0 12 1 4 2 1 31Skeldon* 2-4 2-2 0-0 1-2-3 2 6 1 1 1 2 22M. Lewis* 1-4 1-4 1-2 1-0-1 0 4 2 4 0 3 25Owens* 0-5 0-0 0-0 2-4-6 4 0 4 2 1 2 37Lillard 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3Beckler 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Bedingfield 1-4 1-3 0-0 0-0-0 0 3 0 0 0 1 7delaRosa 4-12 4-10 2-2 1-1-2 1 14 2 0 0 1 23Keller 1-4 0-2 0-0 0-2-2 1 2 1 2 0 2 13Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Seabron 2-5 0-0 0-0 2-3-5 1 4 1 3 0 1 13Team 6-3-9 1Totals 17-53 8-22 8-15 16-21-37 11 50 13 22 5 15 200Total FG%:1st Half: 7-24, 29.2% 2nd Half: 10-29, 34.5% Game: 17-53, 32.1%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-5, 40.0% 2nd Half: 6-17, 35.3% Game: 8-22, 36.4%FT%: 1st Half: 1-2, 50.0% 2nd Half: 7-13, 53.8% Game: 8-15, 53.3%Savannah State (4-1)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINCarter* 6-12 0-0 0-1 2-8-10 4 12 2 4 0 4 27L. Smith* 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 6 1 1 0 0 24L. James* 1-2 0-0 0-1 3-0-3 3 2 1 0 1 0 22Williams* 5-9 0-1 0-0 0-4-4 0 10 1 5 1 1 31I. Smith* 6-16 3-4 2-2 0-2-2 0 17 2 2 3 3 31Johnson 4-7 0-1 1-2 1-3-4 4 9 1 4 1 1 25Miller 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3K. Smith 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3West 1-1 1-1 0-0 1-3-4 1 3 2 3 0 0 21Jones 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 0 2 0 0 6Jenkins 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7Team 3-2-5Totals 26-54 4-8 3-6 10-24-34 13 59 10 21 7 9 200Total FG%:1st Half: 13-24, 54.2% 2nd Half: 13-30, 43.3% Game: 26-54, 48.1%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 4-5, 80.0% 2nd Half: 0-3, 0.0% Game: 4-8, 50.0%FT%: 1st Half: 3-6, 50.0% 2nd Half: 0-0, 0.0% Game: 3-6, 50.0%Officials: Simmie Lavender, Elitrym Lamarr, MarciaTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Savannah State-None.Attendance: 477Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 17 33 50Savannah State 33 26 59


Game 6ETSU 56Mercer 29Nov. 30, 2006Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - Missed opportunities and cold shooting hurtthe Mercer women's basketball team in its home opener, as theBears fell 56-29 to ETSU in the Atlantic Sun Conference openerfor both squads.ETSU (3-4, 1-0 A-Sun) hit two of its first three shots and quicklybuilt a 10-4 lead by the first break, as the Lady Bucs got somebalanced scoring. Siarre Evans hit a trey to give ETSU the sixpointlead, but four other players put points on the board early.Mercer (1-5, 0-1 A-Sun) had some open looks early, but wasunable to connect. ETSU continued to connect throughout the firsthalf, building a 16-point lead midway through the opening frame.The Bears finally got into double figures with 5:24 remaining in thehalf off an Erin Keller jumper, as the Lady Bucs led 28-10.The Lady Bucs connected on 13-of-27 shots in the first half,shooting 48.1 percent from the floor, while the Bears hit just 3-of-21 to shoot 14.3 percent from the field.After Brooke Wilhoit hit a 3-pointer to open the scoring forETSU in the second, Mercer responded with a 4-0 spurt onjumpers from Zsaquez Flucker and TaShera Lewis. The Bearsopened the half with a lot of energy, but were unable to capitalizeon their opportunities.Mercer stymied the ETSU offense in the second half, as theLady Bucs shot just 25 percent but the Bears connected on only23.8 percent of their shots in the frame.Kelly Turman led all scorers with 12, coming off the bench forETSU. Evans finished second with nine, but five other Lady Bucsfinished with at least six points. Nichelle Akers led all rebounderswith eight. Wilhoit added six assists and grabbed six rebounds.Lewis led Mercer with 10 points, but the most another Bearhad was four. Nicole Leonard led the Bears with five reboundswhile Sally Skeldon contributed four assists and four rebounds.“The defense was pretty good," said interim head coach SybilBlalock. "But we have got to find a way to score. Until we find away to score, we will not be competitive.”ETSU (3-4, 1-0 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINDeVault* 2-7 1-4 2-2 1-1-2 1 7 0 2 0 0 27Norman* 2-3 0-0 3-4 6-3-9 2 7 0 4 0 0 31Wilhoit* 3-8 1-5 1-2 2-4-6 1 8 6 5 0 3 38Akers* 1-5 0-0 4-4 3-5-8 2 6 3 0 0 2 32Evans* 3-6 1-3 2-2 0-4-4 3 9 1 4 0 0 20Moring 0-3 0-2 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 1 1 1 1 10Wiles 3-8 1-4 0-0 2-3-5 1 7 2 1 0 1 16Thompson 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9Turman 5-9 0-0 2-4 0-5-5 1 12 0 2 0 1 17Team 2-2-4 2Totals 19-51 4-18 14-18 16-30-46 13 56 13 21 1 8 200Total FG%:1st Half: 13-27, 48.1% 2nd Half: 6-24 25.0% Game: 19-51, 37.3%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 3-12, 25.0% 2nd Half: 1-6 16.7% Game: 4-18, 22.2%FT%: 1st Half: 2-4, 50.0% 2nd Half: 12-14 85.7% Game: 14-18, 77.8%Mercer (1-5, 0-1 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINLeonard* 0-5 0-0 3-4 2-3-5 5 3 0 2 0 2 30Skeldon* 1-0 0-1 2-2 0-4-4 1 4 4 4 0 4 32M. Lewis* 0-5 0-2 0-0 0-0-0 2 0 1 2 0 2 20Owens* 1-5 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 1 2 1 2 0 2 34Keller* 2-8 0-2 0-0 0-2-2 3 4 0 5 0 2 26Lillard 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1T. Lewis 3-7 0-0 4-4 0-0-0 2 10 0 2 0 0 18Bedingfield 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6delaRosa 0-4 0-3 2-4 0-0-0 0 2 0 0 0 0 12Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4Seabron 0-2 0-0 2-2 1-0-1 0 2 0 0 1 0 8Flucker 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 0 2 0 0 0 0 9Team 3-4-7 3Totals 8-42 0-8 13-16 7-17-24 15 29 6 20 2 13 200Total FG%:1st Half: 3-21, 14.3% 2nd Half: 5-21, 23.8% Game: 8-42, 19.0%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-5, 0.0% 2nd Half: 0-3, 0.0% Game: 0-8, 0.0%FT%: 1st Half: 6-8, 75.0% 2nd Half: 7-8, 87.5% Game: 13-16, 81.3%Officials: Terri Maddock, Courtney Walker, Barry RobertsTechnical fouls: ETSU-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 357Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalETSU 31 25 56Mercer 12 17 29Game 7Kennesaw State 74Mercer 70Dec. 2, 2006Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - Despite a 4-0 opening spurt and an 8-1 run toopen the second half, the Mercer women’s basketball team wasunable to pull away from Kennesaw State. The Bears fell 74-70,dropping their second straight home contest.Mercer (1-6, 0-2 A-Sun) jumped out to a 4-0 lead on shotsfrom TaShera Lewis and Erin Keller, but Kennesaw State (3-3, 1-1 A-Sun) fought back and took a 8-6 lead on a 3-pointer fromJade Robinson at the 17:21 mark.The teams battled the rest of the half, as the opening framefeatured seven lead changes and three ties. The Lady Owlspushed ahead midway through on a 3-pointer from DeAndreaBullock, building a 12-point halftime lead, 43-31.The Bears opened the second half quickly, as Sally Skeldonand Keller hit consecutive 3-pointers during an 8-1 run that broughtMercer within four, 44-40. The Lady Owls pounded the paint andconnected on their free throw opportunities, pushing their lead outto 11 on a Ngoneh Gaye layup with 15:22 left in the half.Mercer kept battling despite losing Skeldon to an injury at the15:49 mark and Zsaquez Flucker, who fouled out with 16:50 left.The closest Mercer got was four with 2.6 seconds remainingwhen Megan delaRosa hit a pair of free throwsKennesaw State had four players score double figures, asRosetta Hollis led the Lady Owls with 15 off the bench. Gayegrabbed a game-high 19 rebounds and added 14 points whileGia Lockett and Robinson each scored 12 points.Lewis led all scorers with 22 points and grabbed six reboundswhile Nicole Leonard added 12 points and also grabbed sixboards. Keller finished with a season-high 16 points, connectingon a set of treys."I was happy with our offensive output," interim head coachSybil Blalock said. "We were getting the shots where we wantedthem, but we had a defensive letdown. Kennesaw State was veryaggressive on the boards, and that was a key point in the game."Kennesaw State (3-3, 1-1 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINGaye* 3-10 0-0 8-9 8-11-19 3 14 2 2 1 4 36Scearce* 1-4 0-0 1-2 3-2-5 4 3 2 1 0 0 19Robinson* 4-6 2-3 2-4 0-3-3 3 12 4 6 1 1 36Baker* 3-7 1-2 0-0 1-2-3 4 7 0 1 0 0 23Johnson* 0-3 0-1 3-4 0-2-2 5 3 3 3 0 1 21Lockett 4-6 1-1 3-4 1-3-4 2 12 0 0 1 2 23Bullock 2-4 1-1 3-4 3-0-3 1 8 1 1 0 0 18Nixon 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3Hollis 4-14 0-0 7-8 2-4-6 4 15 2 5 0 3 21Team 3-1-4 1Totals 21-54 5-8 27-35 21-29-50 27 74 14 21 3 11 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 13-31, 41.9% 2nd Half: 8-23, 34.8% Game: 21-54, 38.9%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 5-6, 83.3% 2nd Half: 0-2, 0.0% Game: 5-8, 62.5%FT%: 1st Half: 12-15, 80.0% 2nd Half: 15-20, 75.0% Game: 27-35, 77.1%Mercer (1-6, 0-2 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 7-10 0-0 8-12 5-1-6 5 22 1 2 2 3 28Leonard* 4-15 0-0 4-4 2-4-6 3 12 3 2 1 1 37Skeldon* 2-4 2-4 0-0 0-1-1 1 6 2 2 0 2 23M. Lewis* 0-3 0-1 0-0 1-1-2 0 0 2 2 0 1 15Keller* 4-10 3-5 5-9 1-2-3 5 16 2 3 0 3 28Lillard 0-1 0-0 2-2 0-0-0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2Bedingfield 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-0-0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3delaRosa 1-6 0-4 4-4 1-1-2 1 6 1 0 0 0 20Owens 0-4 0-1 2-2 0-1-1 4 2 4 3 0 0 32Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Seabron 0-2 0-0 2-2 1-1-2 1 2 0 0 0 0 7Flucker 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 5 0 0 1 0 1 4Team 4-2-6Totals 19-56 5-15 27-37 15-15-30 27 70 15 16 3 11 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 10-27, 37.0% 2nd Half: 9-29, 31.0% Game: 19-56, 33.9%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-6, 33.3% 2nd Half: 3-9, 33.3% Game: 5-15, 33.3%FT%: 1st Half: 9-13, 69.2% 2nd Half: 18-24, 75.0% Game: 27-37, 73.0%Officials: Doug Cloud, Jay Reyes, Darrell MitchellTechnical fouls: Kennesaw State-Gaye. Mercer-None.Attendance: 433Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalKennesaw State 43 31 74Mercer 31 39 70Game 8Florida A&M 65Mercer 55Dec. 9, 2006Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - The Mercer women's basketball team hadthree players score in double figures for only the second time allseason, but it was not enough. Florida A&M held off a late Mercerrally for the 65-55 win.Both teams opened the first half sluggishly, as Mercer (1-7)held a 5-2 lead at the first break. Florida A&M pushed ahead onMarke Freeman's three-point play minutes later, building a 16-point lead with just less than three minutes remaining in the half.The Bears trailed by 11 at halftime after getting consecutivebuckets from Chelsea Seabron and a running jumper RhondaOwens with three seconds remaining.Florida A&M (4-4) opened the second half quickly, pushing itsleads out to 19 with 12:30 remaining thanks to a 3-pointer fromQ'Vaunda Curry. The Lady Rattler lead swelled to 20 with 6:04remaining before the Bears made a late push.Mercer cut into the FAMU lead at the foul line, as Seabron,LeShonda Lillard and Zsaquez Flucker scored five straight pointsat the charity stripe. Owens hit the Bears' first field goal in nearlythree minutes, trimming the Lady Rattler lead down to 13 with3:27 remaining.Megan delaRosa's trey with just under a minute remaining gotthe deficit into single digits, as Mercer trailed 61-53. Owens cutthe margin to six on a jumper with 32.4 seconds remaining, butFreeman hit a pair of free throws and converted a fast breaklayup after a steal to give Florida A&M the 65-55 win.Freeman led all scorers with 18 points while Curry added 11for Florida A&M. Deidra Jones led all players with 12 rebounds.Seabron came off the bench to give the Bears 10 whiledelaRosa led Mercer with 11 points in her first career start.Owens added 10 points and five assists while tying a career-highwith six steals."I thought we would make a run, but I expected it earlier in thesecond half," said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. "If we continueto get good shots we will make them. We just need theopportunities to score."Florida A&M (4-4)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINAnderson* 4-5 0-0 2-2 1-3-4 4 10 1 1 0 2 20Onuaku* 1-7 0-0 2-4 4-5-9 3 4 1 4 0 1 23Jones* 0-6 0-1 2-2 6-6-12 3 2 3 4 0 0 37Freeman* 5-12 1-4 7-7 0-3-3 1 18 4 4 0 2 25Dawson* 4-9 0-2 1-2 4-1-5 0 9 3 3 0 0 32Curry 4-8 3-6 0-0 0-3-3 3 11 0 1 0 0 28Jackson 3-5 2-3 2-2 0-2-2 2 10 1 3 0 2 20Foster 0-3 0-1 1-2 0-0-0 0 1 0 2 0 3 10Stallings 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5Team 3-1-4Totals 21-55 6-17 17-21 18-24-42 16 65 13 22 0 10 200Total FG%:1st Half: 12-28, 42.9% 2nd Half: 9-27, 33.3% Game: 21-55, 38.2%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 5-11, 45.5% 2nd Half: 1-6, 16.7% Game: 6-17, 35.3%FT%: 1st Half: 6-7, 85.7% 2nd Half: 11-14, 78.6% Game: 17-21, 81.0%Mercer (1-7)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 3-8 0-0 0-3 2-0-2 1 6 0 2 0 0 19Leonard* 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4delaRosa* 3-9 3-8 2-4 1-0-1 1 11 0 4 1 2 33Owens* 5-7 0-0 0-0 0-4-4 2 10 5 4 0 6 38Keller* 2-9 1-6 2-2 0-4-4 4 7 3 6 0 2 33Lillard 1-8 0-0 3-5 1-3-4 0 5 1 1 0 0 18Beckler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1Bedingfield 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5Seabron 3-6 0-0 4-4 2-2-4 3 10 3 1 0 0 28Flucker 2-4 0-0 2-3 3-4-7 3 6 0 0 2 1 21Team 4-0-4Totals 19-53 4-14 13-21 13-18-31 15 55 12 19 3 11 200Total FG%:1st Half: 11-31, 35.5% 2nd Half: 8-22, 36.4% Game: 19-53, 35.8%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 1-6, 16.7% 2nd Half: 3-8, 37.5% Game: 4-14, 28.6%FT%: 1st Half: 1-5, 20.0% 2nd Half: 12-16, 75.0% Game: 13-21, 61.9%Officials: Leslie Claybrook, Sonny Scyphers, Calvin GarthTechnical fouls: Florida A&M-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 358Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalFlorida A&M 35 30 65Mercer 24 31 55


Game 9New Orleans 47Mercer 36Dec. 19, 2006New Orleans, La.Human Performance CenterNEW ORLEANS - It was not a happy homecoming for ErinKeller and Nicole Leonard. After a strong start, the Mercerwomen's basketball team struggled offensively down the stretchand fell 47-36 to New Orleans.Both teams opened the game sluggishly, as neither hadscored at the first break. UNO's Brittany Kelly broke the scorelesstie at the 15:30 mark, but Mercer responded with a 15-3 run tobuild a 15-5 lead midway through the opening frame. LeShondaLillard led the charge with six points during the run.The Lady Privateers closed the half on a 13-4 run, as CookieJohnson jumpstarted the UNO offense with a pair of 3-pointers.New Orleans entered the break with a 23-21 lead.Mercer (1-8) opened the second half quickly with consecutivejumpers from Rhonda Owens and Megan delaRosa to build a 25-23 lead. New Orleans (6-6) answered by hitting the paint andregained the lead on Talishia Young's free throw at the 17:15 mark.Erin Keller gave Mercer a 32-31 midway through the secondhalf on a 3-pointer, but New Orleans responded with an 8-0 spurtto take a 39-32 lead with 3:39 remaining in the game. As theMercer offense stagnated, TaShera Lewis broke an 11-minutescoring drought with a free throw at the 1:20 mark, but the Bearswere trailing 43-33 at that point.Johnson led all scorers with 14 points while Young added 11for the Lady Privateers. Young also added four blocks, preventingthe Bears from scoring down the stretch."I was very pleased with our defense. I thought their zone hurtus," said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. "We had been makingprogress with our offense, but in this game we went backwardsbecause this is the first time we faced a lot of zone."Lillard led Mercer with nine points while Owens and Lewisadded eight each. Owens also grabbed a season-high ninerebounds while tying a career-best with six steals. Keller led theBears with five assists.Mercer (1-8)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 3-9 0-0 2-5 3-1-4 4 8 0 4 1 2 29delaRosa* 2-7 0-3 0-0 0-2-2 1 4 2 2 0 1 29Owens* 4-16 0-3 0-0 3-6-9 4 8 1 5 0 6 40Keller* 1-13 1-6 0-4 1-6-7 4 3 5 3 0 1 33Seabron* 1-5 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 1 2 0 3 1 2 24Lillard 4-8 1-1 0-0 2-4-6 0 9 1 1 1 2 27Bedingfield 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Rierson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1Flucker 1-4 0-0 0-0 4-3-7 0 2 0 0 1 1 16Team 5-2-7 3Totals 16-62 2-13 2-9 18-25-43 14 36 9 21 4 16 200Total FG%:1st Half: 10-31, 32.3% 2nd Half: 6-31, 19.4% Game: 16-62, 25.8%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-5, 0.0% 2nd Half: 2-8, 25.0% Game: 2-13, 15.4%FT%: 1st Half: 1-3, 33.3% 2nd Half: 1-6, 16.7% Game: 2-9, 22.2%New Orleans (6-6)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINYoung* 4-10 0-0 3-6 0-5-5 4 11 4 2 4 3 33Kelly* 2-8 1-6 0-1 0-4-4 2 5 2 5 0 0 35Kassabian* 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 2 0 3 0 0 12Johnson* 4-7 2-5 4-5 1-4-5 2 14 2 4 0 3 30Williams* 2-5 0-0 1-2 1-4-5 0 5 1 4 2 0 23Gayler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Frazier 2-9 0-2 0-0 0-5-5 0 4 3 3 0 1 24Edwards 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 1 0 0 0 1 1 8Alexander 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-3-4 2 2 0 0 0 0 15McGee 0-3 0-0 0-0 2-0-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Perry 2-3 0-0 0-0 1-2-3 2 4 0 1 1 0 14Team 1-1-2Totals 18-48 3-13 8-14 7-30-37 14 47 12 22 8 8 200Total FG%:1st Half: 10-26, 38.5% 2nd Half: 8-22, 36.4% Game: 18-48, 37.5%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-8, 25.0% 2nd Half: 1-5, 20.0% Game: 3-13, 23.1%FT%: 1st Half: 1-2, 50.0% 2nd Half: 7-12, 58.3% Game: 8-14, 57.1%Officials: Darci Doll, Gina Cross, Ron AlstonTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. New Orleans-None.Attendance: 258Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 21 15 36New Orleans 23 24 47Game 10Southeastern Louisiana 60Mercer 42Dec. 20, 2006Hammond, La.University CenterHAMMOND, La. - A strong first half was not enough to sustainthe Mercer women's basketball team, as turnovers andrebounding plagued the Bears. Mercer fell 60-42 toSoutheastern Louisiana in the team's last game beforeChristmas break.Southeastern Louisiana (7-5) started the game quickly, jumpingout to a 17-4 lead by the 12:43 mark. The Lady Lions builttheir lead at the foul line, going 6-for-6 at the charity stripe.Mercer (1-9) responded with a 14-4 run over the next four minutesto trim the SLU lead down to two, 20-18. Zsaquez Fluckerand Megan delaRosa led the Bear attack with six points eachduring the run.Tina Wilson snapped SLU out of its offensive lull with a 3-pointer at the 7:44 mark, giving the Lady Lions a 23-18 lead. Theteams swapped baskets the rest of the half until SLU extendedits lead off a pair of Mercer turnovers in the final minute, taking a36-27 lead into halftime.The second half started much like the first half ended, asSoutheastern kept extending its lead while Mercer respondedeach time. After SLU took a 40-29 lead early into the half, Mercerresponded with a 5-0 spurt. Carman Labat snapped the LadyLions' five-minute scoreless drought with a 3-pointer, giving SLUa 44-34 advantage.The Bear offense struggled the rest of the game, and scoredjust eight points in the final 10 minutes as the Lady Lions continuedto extend their lead. Mercer finished the game with 23turnovers, leading to 21 SLU points. The Lady Lions enjoyed a51-34 edge in rebounding.Wilson led all scorers with 14 points while Williams had 11,nine coming in the first half. A trio of players had eight reboundsfor the Lady Lions.Lewis led Mercer in scoring with 12 points while Fluckeradded 10 in her first start of the season. LeShonda Lillard cameoff the bench to lead the Bears with five assists while RhondaOwens and Lewis each grabbed six rebounds.Mercer (1-9)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 5-11 0-0 2-4 3-3-6 3 12 0 3 1 0 26Flucker* 5-6 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 1 10 0 3 1 0 20delaRosa* 2-3 1-1 1-2 0-1-1 1 6 0 0 1 0 24Owens* 0-7 0-0 3-4 0-6-6 1 3 4 4 0 1 38Keller* 0-4 0-2 0-0 0-1-1 5 0 1 4 1 1 16Lillard 1-6 0-2 0-0 0-3-3 3 2 5 4 0 0 33Beckler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Bedingfield 2-5 1-2 0-0 0-2-2 0 5 0 1 0 0 12Rierson 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 0 2 0 0 0 0 11Seabron 1-3 0-1 0-0 2-3-5 3 2 1 3 3 1 19Team 3-3-6 1Totals 17-47 2-8 6-10 9-25-34 17 42 11 23 7 3 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 11-27, 40.7% 2nd Half: 6-20, 30.0% Game: 17-47, 36.2%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-5, 40.0% 2nd Half: 0-3, 0.0% Game: 2-8, 25.0%FT%: 1st Half: 3-6, 50.0% 2nd Half: 3-4, 75.0% Game: 6-10, 60.0%Southeastern Louisiana (7-5)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINWilliams* 5-13 0-1 1-2 5-2-7 2 11 2 2 0 3 27Cain* 1-6 0-1 0-0 5-3-8 3 2 0 1 2 1 13Necaise* 1-7 1-4 2-3 0-1-1 0 5 1 2 0 0 23Miller* 3-8 1-4 0-0 0-2-2 0 7 1 0 1 3 24Wilson* 5-11 2-5 2-2 1-0-1 0 14 0 1 0 1 22Carlin 2-9 0-3 4-4 3-5-8 0 8 1 0 0 2 21Gross 1-4 0-0 1-2 3-5-8 0 3 2 3 0 0 21Castrillon 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0-0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1Sinclair 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2Iglesias 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 2 1 0 0 15Labat 2-7 2-4 0-0 2-2-4 1 6 0 1 0 0 15Porter 0-4 0-0 2-2 3-3-6 4 2 0 0 0 1 16Team 4-1-5Totals 20-72 6-23 14-17 27-24-51 10 60 9 12 3 11 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 11-36, 30.6% 2nd Half: 9-36, 25.0% Game: 20-72, 27.8%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 3-12, 25.0% 2nd Half: 3-1,1 27.3% Game: 6-23, 26.1%FT%: 1st Half: 11-13, 84.6% 2nd Half: 3-4, 75.0% Game: 14-17, 82.4%Officials: Ronnie Flughaupt, Kelley Touchet, Daisy LaneTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Southeastern Louisiana-None.Attendance: 395Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 27 15 42Southeastern Louisiana 36 24 60Game 11Savannah State 65Mercer 44Dec. 29, 2006Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - A sluggish start impeded the Mercer women'sbasketball team's opportunity to notch its first home win of theseason, as the Bears fell 65-44 to Savannah State on the firstday of the Mercer Blade Holiday Classic.Savannah State (6-7) jumped out to a 6-0 lead before Mercer(1-10) registered its first points of the game, eventually building a15-5 lead midway through the opening half. Mercer got into doublefigures with 6:57 remaining in the frame on a pair of freethrows from Rhonda Owens.The Bears entered halftime trailing 36-17, managing to shootjust 19.2 percent from the field while the Lady Tigers connectedon 43.3 percent of their shots. Megan delaRosa was Mercer's topscorer at the break with five while Savannah State had five playerswith at least six points.Mercer played well in spurts during the second half, but couldnot find an offensive groove. The Bears hit on 26.2 percent oftheir shots in the second half while holding Savannah State to26.9 percent shooting. The difference in the half was at the foulline; Mercer visited the charity stripe five times in the final framewhile Savannah State had 19 free throw attempts."Once we miss a few open shots it seems to magnify ourproblems," said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. "And it seemsto have an effect defensively too. Savannah State just killed uson the boards."Savannah State had four players finish in double figures, asAntoinette Williams led all scorers with 16 points. Shaunte Carterposted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds whileLatoya James grabbed 12 rebounds.Megan delaRosa led Mercer with 11 points while ChelseaSeabron grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds. Erin Keller finishedwith nine points while Chereese Bedingfield added a career-higheight points off the bench."We just have not found the magic touch to get the ball in thebasket," added Blalock.Savannah State (6-7)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINWilliams* 6-15 0-0 4-9 3-5-8 2 16 1 3 0 1 33Carter* 4-12 0-0 5-9 2-8-10 3 13 0 6 0 2 28L. James* 2-4 0-0 3-4 1-11-12 3 7 1 4 2 1 27I. Smith* 2-9 1-2 7-8 2-6-8 3 12 9 0 0 4 31West* 1-7 0-4 0-0 1-1-2 0 2 2 1 0 0 24Johnson 0-3 0-1 0-2 2-1-3 5 0 0 5 1 0 20K. Smith 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12Jones 5-6 5-5 0-0 1-3-4 0 15 1 2 0 0 18Jenkins 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 2 0 0 2 0 0 7Team 4-5-9Totals 20-56 6-12 19-32 18-42-60 18 65 14 23 3 8 200Total FG%:1st Half: 13-30, 43.3% 2nd Half: 7-26, 26.9% Game: 20-56, 35.7%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 3-6, 50.0% 2nd Half: 3-6, 50.0% Game: 6-12, 50.0%FT%: 1st Half: 7-13, 53.8% 2nd Half: 12-19, 63.2% Game: 19-32, 59.4%Mercer (1-10)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 0-5 0-0 3-6 1-1-2 5 3 1 0 1 1 18Flucker* 1-4 0-0 1-3 4-3-7 4 3 0 2 0 2 15delaRosa* 4-13 3-9 0-0 0-0-0 0 11 0 0 0 0 23Owens* 1-8 0-1 2-2 1-2-3 3 4 4 4 0 3 27Keller* 4-10 0-3 1-4 1-1-2 4 9 0 3 0 3 27Lillard 1-7 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 0 2 1 1 0 1 17Beckler 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2Bedingfield 3-6 2-2 0-2 1-2-3 1 8 0 0 0 0 10Skeldon 0-4 0-3 0-0 0-1-1 1 0 3 4 0 1 22M. Lewis 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2Rierson 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6Seabron 2-7 0-2 0-0 2-14-16 4 4 3 1 0 1 31Team 6-2-8Totals 16-68 5-23 7-17 17-27-44 23 44 12 16 1 12 200Total FG%:1st Half: 5-26, 19.2% 2nd Half: 11-42, 26.2% Game: 16-68, 23.5%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 1-6, 16.7% 2nd Half: 4-17, 23.5% Game: 5-23, 21.7%FT%: 1st Half: 6-12, 50.0% 2nd Half: 1-5, 20.0% Game: 7-17, 41.2%Officials: Shawn Goode, Talisa Green, Meadow OverstreetTechnical fouls: Savannah State-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 387Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalSavannah State 36 29 65Mercer 17 27 44


Game 12UNC Asheville 64Mercer 51Dec. 30, 2006Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - A pair of late second-half surges were notenough for the Mercer women's basketball team, as the Bearsfell 64-51 to UNC Asheville in the finale of the Mercer BladeHoliday Classic.UNC Asheville (7-6) opened the game quickly, jumping out toa 20-4 lead before Mercer's offense found a rhythm. The Bearstrimmed the deficit to 14 midway through the opening frame on aZsaquez Flucker layup. The Bulldog offense responded with apair of treys from Ana Baker and Ashton Barton, giving UNCA a20-point lead. The teams swapped baskets the rest of the half, asUNCA entered halftime with a 37-21 lead.Mercer (1-11) opened the second half quickly, making up forits sluggish start in the first half. The Bear offense got contributionsfrom everybody on the court, as Mercer's defensive intensityheld Asheville without a field goal until the 13:49 mark.The Bears cut the deficit to five on a fastbreak layup fromRhonda Owens at the 9:57 mark, but Barton responded with a 3-pointer for the Bulldogs. Erin Keller answered with her own treymoments later, but left the game with 6:57 remaining after sustainingan injury chasing down a loose ball."We lost our momentum when Erin went out," said interimhead coach Sybil Blalock.Keller's departure was a turning point in the game, as UNCAsheville got consecutive 3-pointers from Brittany Hendley andKatie Baldwin to push its lead out to 15 with 4:05 remaining.Mercer had three players in double figures. Keller led theBears with 13 points while Lewis added 12 off the bench andFlucker had 10 while grabbing six rebounds.Barton led all scorers with 15 points while Hendley added 14for UNC Asheville. Baldwin also grabbed a game-best ninerebounds."Except for our opener we have started each game slowly,"said Blalock. "But the team did a great job in the second half."UNC Asheville (7-6)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINElder* 2-6 1-2 3-4 2-1-3 3 8 3 8 2 1 32Barton* 5-12 2-5 3-5 2-2-4 2 15 2 1 0 1 30Hendley* 5-14 3-10 1-1 0-2-2 1 14 0 1 0 1 29Baker* 3-7 2-4 0-0 3-5-8 1 8 3 2 0 2 36Baldwin* 2-9 2-8 0-0 4-5-9 1 6 4 4 1 0 28Jones 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 3 1 0 0 0 9Williams 0-1 0-0 0-2 0-2-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11Monroe 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4Young 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 4 0 1 0 0 9Branch 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2Shepard 0-3 0-0 4-4 1-1-2 1 4 0 1 1 1 12Team 6-1-7Totals 21-56 11-30 11-16 18-20-38 11 64 13 19 4 6 202Total FG%:1st Half: 13-34, 38.2% 2nd Half: 8-22, 36.4% Game: 21-56, 37.5%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 8-20, 40.0% 2nd Half: 3-10, 30.0% Game: 11-30, 36.7%FT%: 1st Half: 3-5, 60.0% 2nd Half: 8-11, 72.7% Game: 11-16, 68.8%Mercer (1-11)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINSeabron* 2-8 0-0 0-0 3-3-6 1 4 1 0 1 1 27Flucker* 5-8 0-0 0-0 4-2-6 4 10 0 4 2 1 26delaRosa* 0-4 0-0 0-0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11Owens* 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 1 4 4 4 0 3 34Keller* 5-13 2-4 1-3 1-1-2 2 13 1 2 0 0 30Lillard 2-5 1-1 0-0 0-2-2 0 5 0 4 0 1 19T. Lewis 4-10 0-0 4-4 1-2-3 5 12 3 3 1 1 17Bedingfield 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+Skeldon 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-3-3 5 3 5 2 0 0 24M. Lewis 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5Rierson 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6Team 4-5-9 1Totals 21-55 4-6 5-7 14-20-34 19 51 14 20 4 7 199Total FG%:1st Half: 9-29, 31.0% 2nd Half: 12-26, 46.2% Game: 21-55, 38.2%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-4, 50.0% 2nd Half: 2-2, 100% Game: 4-6, 66.7%FT%: 1st Half: 1-3, 33.3% 2nd Half: 4-4, 100% Game: 5-7, 71.4%Officials: Courtney Walker, Mark Hinson, Nancy StoreyTechnical fouls: UNC Asheville-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 328Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalUNC Asheville 37 27 64Mercer 21 30 51Game 13Mississippi State 50Mercer 37Jan. 2, 2007Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - Lack of offensive execution was the key downthe stretch, as the Mercer women's basketball team dropped itsfinal non-conference game of the season. The Bears fell 50-37against SEC opponent Mississippi State.The first half was full of spurts from both teams. After Mercerregistered the first points of the game, Mississippi State (9-5)reeled off seven straight to take a 7-2 lead. Mercer (1-12)answered quickly, as TaShera Lewis led the charge with fourpoints to tie the game at seven.The Lady Bulldogs took a 17-9 lead after Robin Porter connectedon a jumper at the 9:10 mark, but Bears finished the halfwith an 8-2 run and trailed 19-17 at the break."We are a good defensive team," said interim head coachSybil Blalock. "We had a good game plan and the players stuckwith it."MSU started the second half quickly, pushing its lead out toeight, 29-21, four minutes into the frame on a jumper from AlexisRack. Mercer answered though, cutting the deficit to five, 32-27,at the 13:01 mark when Sally Skeldon connected on a jumper.Amy Reeder sparked the Lady Bulldog attack, hitting a 3-pointer minutes later to give MSU a 38-29 lead. After MegandelaRosa trimmed the MSU lead to six with a 3-pointer at the7:38 mark, the Bear offense struggled.Mercer had opportunities to cut into the MSU lead, but went3:26 without a point before TaShera Lewis completed a threepointplay with just over four minutes remaining. The Bearsscored only two more points in the game, as the Lady Bulldogsfinished the contest on an 8-2 run. "We got good looks at the basket,"Blalock said. "But the players are not sure which is the rightshot for them."Lewis led the Bears with 15 points and added eight reboundswhile Zsaquez Flucker corralled a season-high 10 rebounds.Porter had an 11-point, 10-rebound double-double whileBethany Washington added 10 points for the Lady Bulldogs.Mississippi State (9-5)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINWashington* 5-7 0-0 0-0 1-5-6 2 10 2 3 1 3 35Jackson* 2-5 0-0 3-4 1-2-3 2 7 0 2 0 2 25Johnson* 1-7 0-2 0-0 2-1-3 0 2 2 1 0 1 28Porter* 5-11 1-2 0-0 3-7-10 1 11 2 1 1 1 30Richard* 1-4 1-2 0-1 1-0-1 2 3 2 2 0 3 24Rack 1-6 0-4 0-0 0-4-4 3 2 2 5 1 0 22Reeder 3-7 2-6 1-2 0-0-0 1 9 2 2 1 0 15Roberts 2-10 0-3 2-3 3-1-4 1 6 0 0 0 3 18Campbell 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Team 4-0-4 1Totals 20-57 4-19 6-10 15-20-35 12 50 12 17 4 13 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 9-27, 33.3% 2nd Half: 11-30, 36.7% Game: 20-57, 35.1%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-8, 0.0% 2nd Half: 4-11, 36.4% Game: 4-19, 21.1%FT%: 1st Half: 1-2, 50.0% 2nd Half: 5-8, 62.5% Game: 6-10, 60.0%Mercer (1-12)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 7-14 0-0 1-1 3-5-8 2 15 0 7 1 1 30Flucker* 1-7 0-0 2-4 6-4-10 3 4 0 1 1 2 25Skeldon* 1-4 0-1 1-2 0-1-1 4 3 4 4 0 4 38Owens* 3-7 0-1 0-0 1-2-3 0 6 2 3 0 2 34Keller* 1-7 0-1 1-2 3-4-7 2 3 3 4 0 1 35Bedingfield 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2delaRosa 1-3 1-3 0-0 0-0-0 1 3 0 2 0 0 10M. Lewis 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2Seabron 0-6 0-0 3-4 2-3-5 0 3 1 2 2 1 24Team 2-3-5 2Totals 14-50 1-6 8-13 17-22-39 12 37 10 25 4 11 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 6-28, 21.4% 2nd Half: 8-22, 36.4% Game: 14-50, 28.0%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-4, 0.0% 2nd Half: 1-2, 50.0% Game: 1-6, 16.7%FT%: 1st Half: 5-10, 50.0% 2nd Half: 3-3, 100% Game: 8-13, 61.5%Officials: Kelly Johnson, Kevin Self, Bill YoungTechnical fouls: Mississippi State-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 527Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMississippi State 19 31 50Mercer 17 20 37Game 14Stetson 57Mercer 50Jan. 6, 2007Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - Rebounding and foul shooting were the difference,as the Mercer women's basketball team lost 57-50 toAtlantic Sun foe Stetson Saturday afternoon.Mercer (1-13, 0-3 A-Sun) opened the first half strong, buildinga four-point lead midway through the opening frame. StaciaShepherd tied the game at 13 for Stetson (2-12, 2-1 A-Sun) witha jumper at the 7:45 mark, sparking 9-2 run for the Hatters.After battling back, the Bears took a 21-20 lead on a TaSheraLewis layup with 2:43 remaining in the half. The Hattersanswered with a 6-2 spurt to close the half with a 26-23 lead.Despite shooting 21.9 percent from the field, Stetson stayed inthe game going 10-for-10 at the foul line."We did a good job, but got into trouble when we started fouling,"said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. "We did not expectthem to get those points since they had been struggling at the line."The teams traded buckets early in the second half withMegan delaRosa giving the Bears a 33-32 lead on a trey at the14:09 mark. The Hatters gradually pushed their lead out to sevenwith a layup from Janene Maclin at the 8:14 mark, but the Bearsstayed close.Sharnesha Smith gave Stetson a 53-47 lead on a layup with1:02 left, but delaRosa's 3-pointer with 49.8 seconds left cut thedeficit to six. After stealing the inbounds pass, Lewis got fouledand had an opportunity to bring the Bears within four. She madethe first free throw, but missed as the second and put Mercer ina situation to foul.Smith and Jamie Nesbit went 4-for-4 in the final minute at thefoul line, as Stetson claimed the 57-50 win. Maclin led all playerswith 17 points and 14 rebounds. Ayesha Barkley added 12 pointsoff the bench while Nesbit poured in 10.Lewis led Mercer with 16 points while delaRosa posted acareer-high with 15. Erin Keller tied a career-best with eightrebounds, and Sally Skeldon knotted a career-high with sevenrebounds and added a season-high nine assists."Today in the second half, we were not a good defensiveteam," added Blalock. "We gave them too many standing, wideopenshots."Stetson 2-12, 2-1 A-SunTOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINMaclin* 5-12 0-0 7-8 5-9-14 1 17 5 0 4 2 38Roldan* 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7Manning* 0-2 0-0 2-2 0-3-3 2 2 4 4 0 1 32Smith* 3-9 0-1 2-2 2-4-6 1 8 1 2 0 3 32Nesbit* 3-14 1-12 3-5 0-3-3 2 10 0 3 0 3 35Barkley 3-12 0-0 6-6 4-4-8 1 12 0 1 1 2 26Shepherd 3-4 2-3 0-0 0-1-1 0 8 2 1 0 0 11Olson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5Jackson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Kenny 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 6Swinson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 7Team 1-2-3 1Totals 17-56 3-16 20-23 12-31-43 10 57 13 14 5 11 200Total FG%:1st Half: 7-32, 21.9% 2nd Half: 10-24, 41.7% Game: 17-56, 30.4%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-9, 22.2% 2nd Half: 1-7, 14.3% Game: 3-16, 18.8%FT%: 1st Half: 10-10, 100% 2nd Half: 10-13, 76.9% Game: 20-23, 87.0%Mercer (1-13, 0-3 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 7-13 0-0 2-6 0-3-3 3 16 1 4 0 2 35Flucker* 2-4 0-0 2-2 1-6-7 2 6 0 2 3 0 27Skeldon* 0-5 0-2 0-0 0-7-7 3 0 9 4 0 1 40Owens* 2-6 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 1 4 1 1 0 3 18Keller* 3-11 0-1 3-6 3-5-8 2 9 0 3 0 0 36Beckler 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+Bedingfield 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2delaRosa 6-8 3-5 0-0 0-3-3 1 15 3 1 0 1 29M. Lewis 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2Rierson 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4Seabron 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 2 0 0 0 1 0 7Team 3-3-6Totals 20-54 3-10 7-14 7-30-37 15 50 15 16 4 7 200Total FG%:1st Half: 10-24, 41.7% 2nd Half: 10-30, 33.3% Game: 20-54, 37.0%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 1-4, 25.0% 2nd Half: 2-6, 33.3% Game: 3-10, 30.0%FT%: 1st Half: 2-6, 33.3% 2nd Half: 5-8, 62.5% Game: 7-14, 50.0%Officials: Dock Sisk, Leslie Claybrook, Terri MaddockTechnical fouls: Stetson-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 446Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalStetson 26 31 57Mercer 23 27 50


Game 15Lipscomb 79Mercer 50Jan. 11, 2007Nashville, Tenn.Allen ArenaNASHVILLE, Tenn. - A quick start was not enough for theMercer women's basketball team, as the Bears could not maintaintheir offensive rhythm against Lipscomb. The Lady Bisonsprevailed 79-50 over the Bears Thursday night at Allen Arena.Mercer (1-14, 0-4 A-Sun) opened the game quickly, connectingon seven of its first 11 shots to build a 17-14 lead with 11:03left in the first frame. Lipscomb (4-11, 2-3 A-Sun) responded withan 11-0 run to take a 25-17 lead on a 3-pointer from Katie Rollinsat the 5:47 mark.After their quick start, the Bears struggled to maintain theiroffensive rhythm and went scoreless for nearly seven minutesduring the Lady Bison run. TaShera Lewis snapped Mercer'sdrought with a layup at the 4:39 mark, but Lipscomb finished thehalf on a 14-4 run to take a 39-21 lead into the break.The teams traded buckets much of the second half withLipscomb extending its lead to 25 the 11:23 mark on a 3-pointerfrom Jilian Partin. Mercer answered with a 7-2 spurt that trimmedthe deficit to 59-39 on Nicole Leonard's layup at the 9:20 mark.Even with a 20-point advantage, the Lady Bisons continued toshoot 3-pointers. Katie Foster hit the last trey for Lipscomb with17.7 seconds left, giving the Lady Bisons the final margin.A trio of Lipscomb players finished in double figures. DanaCarrigan led all scorers with 21 points, hitting five 3-pointers,while Penny Jones posted a 12-point, 11-rebound double-double.Katie Rollins added 12 points off the bench, hitting four treys.Leonard, who had missed the last six games due to injury,came off the bench to lead the Bears with 10 points. ZsaquezFlucker added eight points and tied a career-best with fiveblocks. TaShera Lewis and Rhonda Owens also finished witheight points each. Sally Skeldon led Mercer with seven reboundsand seven assists.Mercer (1-14, 0-4 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 4-8 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 5 8 2 2 0 0 21delaRosa* 2-5 1-3 0-0 0-3-3 1 5 3 1 1 2 24Skeldon* 0-2 0-0 2-2 0-7-7 2 2 7 4 0 3 37Owens* 4-8 0-0 0-0 2-2-4 3 8 1 0 0 1 27Keller* 2-5 0-2 0-0 1-2-3 2 4 2 4 0 0 25Lillard 0-4 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 2 0 0 0 0 0 7Beckler 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Bedingfield 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2M. Lewis 2-5 1-2 0-0 0-2-2 2 5 0 0 0 0 9Rierson 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2Leonard 4-15 0-0 2-3 1-3-4 2 10 0 2 0 0 20Seabron 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Flucker 4-6 0-0 0-1 1-3-4 0 8 1 1 5 0 22Team 4-1-5Totals 22-63 2-10 4-6 11-26-37 19 50 16 15 7 6 200Total FG%:1st Half: 9-27, 33.3% 2nd Half: 13-36, 36.1% Game: 22-63, 34.9%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 1-2, 50.0% 2nd Half: 1-8, 12.5% Game: 2-10, 20.0%FT%: 1st Half: 2-2, 100% 2nd Half: 2-4, 50.0% Game: 4-6, 66.7%Lipscomb (4-11, 2-3 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINMartin* 1-3 1-2 1-2 1-0-1 1 4 2 1 2 1 26Jones* 3-9 0-1 6-7 4-7-11 0 12 1 0 0 2 22Carrigan* 7-11 5-6 2-2 1-5-6 1 21 1 0 0 1 21Partin* 1-5 1-3 0-0 1-5-6 2 3 2 1 0 0 22Woods* 2-6 1-5 2-2 0-1-1 2 7 3 0 0 0 27Head 2-2 1-1 0-0 0-1-1 0 5 1 1 0 0 15Foster 2-2 2-2 0-0 0-1-1 0 6 2 0 0 0 9McGowan 1-5 0-1 0-2 1-1-2 0 2 2 2 0 2 15Davis 1-6 0-0 0-0 1-2-3 2 2 1 3 0 2 17Rollins 4-5 4-4 0-0 0-3-3 4 12 1 1 0 0 13Viehmann 1-6 0-0 3-4 0-2-2 0 5 0 0 1 0 13Team 1-1-2Totals 25-60 15-25 14-19 10-29-39 12 79 16 9 3 8 200Total FG%:1st Half: 13-31, 41.9% 2nd Half: 12-29, 41.4% Game: 25-60, 41.7%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 7-13, 53.8% 2nd Half: 8-12, 66.7% Game: 15-25, 60.0%FT%: 1st Half: 6-6, 100% 2nd Half: 8-13, 61.5% Game: 14-19, 73.7%Officials: Roger Cross, Betty Parks, Stacy MooreTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Lipscomb-None.Attendance: 762Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 21 29 50Lipscomb 39 40 79Game 16Belmont 61Mercer 38Jan. 13, 2007Nashville, Tenn.Curb Event CenterNASHVILLE, Tenn. - Offensive rebounding and a sluggishstart hindered the Mercer women's basketball team in its MusicCity finale against Atlantic Sun leader Belmont. The Bruins prevailed61-38 Saturday night at the Curb Event Center.Belmont (11-4, 6-0 A-Sun) jumped out to a 6-0 lead beforeMercer clawed its way back into the game. The Bears closed themargin to one, 9-8, on a layup from TaShera Lewis at the 13:48mark. However, the Bruins answered with a 13-0 run to take a22-8 lead midway through the first half.Mercer (1-15, 0-5 A-Sun) snapped its scoring drought at the 9:04mark when Megan Lewis hit a jumper on an inbounds pass fromSally Skeldon, drawing the Bears within 22-10. Belmont respondedquickly and closed the half on a 15-0 run, hitting a set of 3-pointersover the final six minutes to take a 39-12 lead at the break."Biggest key in the first half was that they shot the ball well,"said interim head coach Sybil Blalock. "They had 14 offensiverebounds at halftime. It is not that they were getting put backs,but they were getting open shots on the perimeter."The Bruins opened the second half quickly, building a 55-19lead midway through the frame. Despite the 36-point deficit, theBears fought back. Mercer went on a 13-0 run over the next fourminutes, cutting the deficit to 55-32 on layup from TaShera Lewiswith 5:56 left to play."We did better in the second half and hopefully we can use thatto prepare for the next game," Blalock said. "We started taking theball to the hole a little more. It made us move more offensively."Mercer outscored Belmont 26-22 in the second half, as theBears shot 40.7 percent from the field and held the Bruins to just33.3 percent shooting.TaShera Lewis led all scorers with 18 points. ChereeseBedingfield and Skeldon each added five points for the Bears.Alysha Clark, who spent much of the game in foul trouble, ledBelmont with 13 points. Destri Bockey and Amber Rockwell eachadded 12 for the Bruins.Mercer (1-15, 0-5 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 8-12 0-0 2-3 2-2-4 2 18 0 0 0 0 26Flucker* 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 16Skeldon* 2-5 1-3 0-0 0-4-4 4 5 4 8 0 4 32Owens* 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 0 0 3 2 0 0 18Keller* 0-6 0-0 2-4 1-1-2 1 2 1 0 1 2 21Lillard 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-3-3 0 0 2 0 0 0 9Bedingfield 2-6 1-2 0-0 1-1-2 0 5 1 2 0 0 14delaRosa 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2M. Lewis 1-5 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 2 2 2 0 0 0 21Rierson 2-4 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 1 4 0 2 1 0 18Leonard 0-2 0-0 2-3 0-1-1 1 2 0 1 0 0 16Seabron 0-1 0-0 0-2 1-1-2 1 0 0 2 1 0 7Team 5-1-6Totals 15-47 2-8 6-12 10-20-30 12 38 13 19 3 6 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 4-20, 20.0% 2nd Half: 11-27, 40.7% Game: 15-47, 31.9%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-2, 0.0% 2nd Half: 2-6, 33.3% Game: 2-8, 25.0%FT%: 1st Half: 4-8, 50.0% 2nd Half: 2-4, 50.0% Game: 6-12, 50.0%Belmont (11-4, 6-0 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FGFGA FGFGA FTFTA ODT PF TP A TO BLK S MINClark* 5-7 0-1 3-3 3-5-8 4 13 1 2 0 2 14Bobbitt* 3-11 0-0 0-0 5-3-8 0 6 0 1 3 4 21Strayhorn* 1-7 1-5 2-2 1-3-4 2 5 4 1 0 0 23Bunch* 0-7 0-2 0-0 1-0-1 1 0 2 2 0 0 24Rockwell* 4-8 4-7 0-0 0-0-0 0 12 2 1 0 0 26Myers 2-5 2-4 0-0 1-5-6 0 6 2 3 0 0 18Bockey 5-7 2-4 0-0 0-1-1 2 12 2 1 0 0 15Sunday 1-4 0-0 4-4 3-4-7 0 6 0 1 1 1 21Moore 0-4 0-2 1-2 3-2-5 1 1 3 1 0 1 27Roof 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-0-2 2 0 1 2 0 0 11Team 0-2-2 1Totals 21-61 9-25 10-11 19-25-44 12 61 17 16 4 8 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 12-34, 35.3% 2nd Half: 9-27, 33.3% Game: 21-61, 34.4%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 6-13, 46.2% 2nd Half: 3-12, 25.0% Game: 9-25, 36.0%FT%: 1st Half: 9-10, 90.0% 2nd Half: 1-1, 100% Game: 10-11, 90.9%Officials: Jacob Asher, Gregory Norton, Kevin SmithTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. Belmont-None.Attendance: 405Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 12 26 38Belmont 39 22 61Game 17Gardner-Webb 49Mercer 28Jan. 18, 2007Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - After being outrebounded 23-18 in the first halfand trailing by 16 points, the Mercer women's basketball teamdug too deep of a hole for its second-half rally. The Bearsdropped a 49-28 decision to Gardner-Webb.After Gardner-Webb (6-11, 3-3 A-Sun) scored the first points ofthe game, TaShera Lewis helped Mercer claw its way into thegame on a layup at the 16:17 mark that brought the Bears withinthree, 7-4. However, the Bears would not register another field goalfor seven minutes, as the Bulldogs slowly expanded their lead.At halftime, Gardner-Webb enjoyed a 24-8 lead as Mercershot 16.7 percent from the field and suffered seven and sixminutescoring droughts. The second half was different, as theBears opened the stanza with energy and enthusiasm.The Bears closed the deficit to 10 on a few occasions early inthe second half, putting up their ninth point of the second half atthe 16:20 mark on a jumper from Rhonda Owens. Each timeMercer threatened to close the gap to single digits, Gardner-Webbresponded. Candyse Kelly and Brittany Harmon hit back-to-backbaskets to give the Bulldogs a 31-17 lead at the 14:33 mark.Mercer (1-16, 0-6 A-Sun) used a 6-0 spurt midway throughthe frame to close the deficit to nine, 37-28, on Nicole Leonard'sjumper at the 8:34 mark. Despite playing just nine players, GWUanswered with a 12-0 run to close the game. Mercer did not registeranother bucket after Leonard's jumper."In the first half, we did not come out and play very hard," saidinterim head coach Sybil Blalock. "We played hard for about 10to 12 minutes in the second half, but then we lost our tempo. It isgoing to take more than 10 or 12 minutes spurts to win a basketballgame."Kelly led all scorers with 15 points and grabbed sevenrebounds. Shameka Smith posted a double-double with 10points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs.Rhonda Owens, who came off the bench, and Erin Keller ledMercer with eight points. Keller also grabbed seven rebounds.Gardner-Webb (6-11, 3-3 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINSmith* 4-7 0-0 2-2 5-6-11 2 10 0 1 0 1 23Harmon* 3-9 0-0 2-2 5-2-7 2 8 0 3 5 2 27Burnett* 0-4 0-3 0-0 0-4-4 0 0 8 1 0 1 30Kelly* 6-14 2-5 1-2 1-6-7 1 15 1 4 0 0 37Boyce* 1-7 0-3 3-4 1-3-4 0 5 0 3 0 1 20Sturdivant 0-5 0-3 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 1 2 0 2 23Roundtree 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-3-4 1 4 0 1 1 0 14Sprouse 1-2 1-2 2-2 0-2-2 0 5 0 0 0 0 11Carter 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-3-5 3 2 0 1 0 1 15Team 2-1-3 2Totals 18-54 3-16 10-12 17-30-47 10 49 10 18 6 8 200Total FG%:1st Half: 9-29, 31.0% 2nd Half: 9-25, 36.0% Game: 18-54, 33.3%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-10, 20.0% 2nd Half: 1-6, 16.7% Game: 3-16, 18.8%FT%: 1st Half: 4-4, 100% 2nd Half: 6-8, 75.0% Game: 10-12, 83.3%Mercer (1-16, 0-6 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 2-6 0-0 0-1 0-0-0 2 4 1 6 1 0 21Flucker* 0-4 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 1 0 0 1 0 1 16delaRosa* 0-3 0-2 0-0 0-2-2 1 0 0 2 0 0 14Skeldon* 1-7 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 0 2 3 3 0 4 35Keller* 3-8 2-4 0-0 2-5-7 5 8 1 3 1 1 24Lillard 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7Bedingfield 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1M. Lewis 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7Owens 4-5 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 2 8 0 0 2 0 28Rierson 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 0 0 1 0 1 0 11Leonard 3-8 0-0 0-0 2-0-2 2 6 0 2 0 2 24Seabron 0-4 0-1 0-0 0-2-2 0 0 0 0 0 1 12Team 3-2-5Totals 13-51 2-7 0-1 9-20-29 14 28 6 17 6 10 200Total FG%:1st Half: 4-24, 16.7% 2nd Half: 9-27, 33.3% Game: 13-51, 25.5%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-1, 0.0% 2nd Half: 2-6, 33.3% Game: 2-7, 28.6%FT%: 1st Half: 0-1, 0.0% 2nd Half: 0-0, 0.0% Game: 0-1, 0.0%Officials: Ecitrym LaMarr, Jeff McNicol, Al Tutson Jr.Technical fouls: Gardner-Webb-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 521Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalGardner-Webb 24 25 49Mercer 8 20 28


Game 18Campbell 67Mercer 41Jan. 20, 2007Macon, Ga.University CenterMACON, Ga. - The Mercer women's basketball team wasunable to maintain its opening pace after hitting two of its firstthree baskets, as Campbell shot 56.5 percent from the floor in thefirst half to build a 37-23 halftime lead. Campbell maintained itslead throughout the second stanza to claim a 67-41 win Saturdayat the University Center.The Bears (1-17, 0-7 A-Sun) hit their first shot of the afternoonand quickly raced out to a 6-2 lead, but the Lady Camelsresponded and took a 7-6 lead on Marlena Murphy's jumper atthe 17:04 mark. Mercer knotted the game at nine on a jumperfrom TaShera Lewis almost two minutes later, but Campbell (4-13, 2-5 A-Sun) got a 3-pointer from Octavia Blackwell to breakthe tie.The Lady Camels pounded the paint and were rewarded with11 trips to the foul line in the opening frame, converting eightattempts. Campbell built a 37-23 lead at halftime after connectingon 13-of-23 field goals, including 3-of-5 from behind the arc.After Campbell hit its first two shots of the second half, Merceranswered with a 6-0 spurt that closed the deficit to 12, 41-29, atthe 14:52 mark on a layup from Lewis. However, the Bears wouldnever draw any closer as they struggled to connect on theirshots. Mercer shot just 20.8 percent from the floor in the secondhalf after connecting on 34.6 percent of its first-half shots."Every game is different," said interim head coach Sybil Blalock."Their post players gave us a lesson. I cannot think of a singleinstance where our post players fought for position in the paint."Murphy led all scorers with 20 points and grabbed 16rebounds for the Lady Camels. Letitia Dickson added 12 andBlackwell had 11 points while corralling nine rebounds.Lewis led Mercer with 14 points, but fouled out with 8:30remaining in the game. Megan Lewis added nine off the benchwhile Rhonda Owens led the Bears with six rebounds.Campbell (4-13, 2-5 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINMurphy* 7-11 0-1 6-8 7-9-16 1 20 0 2 0 1 35Rieley* 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5Graham* 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 2 0 0 13Dickson* 4-6 2-3 2-3 0-1-1 1 12 4 3 0 1 29Blackwell* 4-6 1-1 2-2 1-8-9 2 11 4 4 0 1 35Oliver 1-7 0-2 0-0 0-2-2 0 2 1 1 0 2 13Arthur 1-4 1-3 0-0 0-0-0 1 3 1 1 0 0 13Hufstedler 1-5 0-0 2-2 0-1-1 2 4 1 1 0 1 17C. Bell 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5Williamson 1-1 0-0 1-2 0-0-0 1 3 0 1 0 0 4Rich 2-3 2-2 0-0 2-0-2 0 6 1 2 0 1 12G. Bell 3-6 0-0 0-0 2-4-6 4 6 0 1 0 0 16van den Heuvel 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-1-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3Team 2-5-7 1Totals 24-54 6-13 13-19 14-31-45 14 67 13 19 0 8 200Total FG%:1st Half: 13-23, 56.5% 2nd Half: 11-31, 35.5% Game: 24-54, 44.4%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 3-5, 60.0% 2nd Half: 3-8, 37.5% Game: 6-13, 46.2%FT%: 1st Half: 8-11, 72.7% 2nd Half: 5-8, 62.5% Game: 13-19, 68.4%Mercer (1-17, 0-7 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 5-9 0-0 4-5 0-2-2 5 14 0 1 1 1 24Leonard* 1-4 0-0 0-1 1-2-3 2 2 1 2 0 1 24Skeldon* 0-2 0-2 2-2 0-0-0 3 2 5 6 0 0 27Owens* 3-7 0-0 0-0 1-5-6 2 6 2 2 0 2 36Keller* 1-14 1-6 5-6 2-1-3 1 8 1 1 0 1 26Lillard 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-0-1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5Beckler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Bedingfield 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3delaRosa 0-3 0-2 0-0 1-0-1 2 0 0 0 0 1 5M. Lewis 4-7 1-3 0-0 0-2-2 1 9 0 2 0 2 26Rierson 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5Seabron 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4Flucker 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 2 0 0 1 2 1 14Team 1-4-5 1Totals 14-50 2-16 11-14 7-20-27 18 41 9 19 3 10 200Total FG%:1st Half: 9-26, 34.6% 2nd Half: 5-24, 20.8% Game: 14-50, 28.0%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 0-6, 0.0% 2nd Half: 2-10, 20.0% Game: 2-16, 12.5%FT%: 1st Half: 5-8, 62.5% 2nd Half: 6-6, 100% Game: 11-14, 78.6%Officials: Doug Cloud, Bill Young, J.T. TurnerTechnical fouls: Campbell-None. Mercer-None.Attendance: 473Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalCampbell 37 30 67Mercer 23 18 41Game 19North Florida 57Mercer 40Jan. 25, 2007Jacksonville, Fla.UNF ArenaJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Streaky shooting and turnovers hurtthe Mercer women's basketball team against Atlantic Sun foeNorth Florida Thursday. UNF turned 27 Mercer turnovers into 23points, as the Lady Ospreys prevailed 57-40.Both team started the game sluggishly, combining to shoot 3-of-10 at the first break. The game had three ties and three leadchanges before North Florida (4-14, 3-5 A-Sun) took control on ajumper from Denisia Andrews midway through the opening frame.UNF pushed its lead to seven before Mercer (1-18, 0-8 A-Sun) trimmed the margin to four on Megan delaRosa's 3-pointerwith 3:57 left in the half. However, Cecilia Woolfolk answered forthe Lady Ospreys with a trey 16 seconds later as UNF closed thehalf with a 7-2 spurt to take a 26-17 lead into the break.The Bears closed the deficit to four, 35-31, with a 9-2 run overa 4:29 span early in the second half. Tamara Hubbard snappedthe Lady Ospreys' scoring drought with a 3-pointer at the 11:25mark, sparking UNF to a 14-0 run that pushed the lead to 49-31with 6:58 remaining.Sally Skeldon snapped the Bears' six-minute scoring droughtwith a jumper in the lane as the shot clock expired at the 5:44mark. The senior's basket brought the Bears within 49-33, but itwas not enough. The teams swapped baskets the rest of the way,as North Florida claimed a 57-40 win.Hubbard, who came off the bench, led UNF with 11 points.Five other Lady Ospreys contributed at least six points. JenniferGuldager and Shennette Sheffield shared the lead in reboundingwith eight.TaShera Lewis led the Bears with 11 points. Skeldon pouredin nine points and led the squad with six rebounds while ZsaquezFlucker recorded three blocks."We had too many turnovers. Their press in the first halfaffected us and we got in a hurry in the half court," said interimhead coach Sybil Blalock. "We have got to play very gooddefense until we became a better offensive team."The loss is Mercer's 15th in a row, tying a school record setduring the 1987-88 season.Mercer (1-18, 0-8 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINT. Lewis* 4-9 0-0 3-5 1-2-3 3 11 1 3 0 0 21Skeldon* 3-9 1-6 2-5 2-4-6 3 9 2 7 0 4 38M. Lewis* 1-6 0-1 0-0 0-2-2 1 2 1 5 0 1 23Owens* 1-4 0-0 0-0 2-1-3 2 2 2 7 0 3 38Keller* 0-4 0-2 0-0 2-1-3 3 0 0 2 0 2 15Lillard 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1Bedingfield 3-9 2-6 0-0 0-2-2 1 8 2 0 1 1 26Rierson 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4Seabron 2-3 0-0 0-0 1-4-5 1 4 1 3 1 0 14Flucker 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-3-3 1 4 2 0 3 0 20Team 2-1-3Totals 16-47 3-15 5-10 10-20-30 15 40 12 27 5 11 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 7-22, 31.8% 2nd Half: 9-25, 36.0% Game: 16-47, 34.0%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-6, 33.3% 2nd Half: 1-9, 11.1% Game: 3-15, 20.0%FT%: 1st Half: 1-3, 33.3% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1% Game: 5-10, 50.0%North Florida (4-14, 3-5 A-Sun)TOT-FG 3-PT REBSPLAYER FG-FGA FG-FGAFT-FTA O-D-T PF TP A TO BLK S MINGuldager* 3-9 1-2 2-2 4-4-8 2 9 2 3 0 2 36Andrews* 3-5 1-2 0-0 0-2-2 2 7 0 4 0 1 18Moore* 1-6 0-3 0-0 0-2-2 3 2 3 7 0 2 34Bowen* 3-11 0-3 0-0 0-5-5 2 6 2 2 0 0 31Woolfolk* 2-5 1-1 3-6 3-4-7 0 8 1 2 0 2 15Hubbard 3-10 1-4 4-4 0-0-0 1 11 1 1 0 1 16Sheffield 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-5-8 3 0 0 0 4 0 14Schmitt 0-0 0-0 2-4 2-0-2 0 2 0 1 0 0 7Strozier 1-3 1-1 2-2 0-1-1 0 5 1 2 0 2 9Windham 3-3 0-0 1-4 2-2-4 1 7 0 0 1 0 20Team 3-0-3 1Totals 19-52 5-16 14-22 17-25-42 14 57 10 23 5 10 200Total FG%: 1st Half: 9-25, 36.0% 2nd Half: 10-27, 37.0% Game: 19-52, 36.5%3-Pt. FG%: 1st Half: 2-7, 28.6% 2nd Half: 3-9, 33.3% Game: 5-16, 31.3%FT%: 1st Half: 6-10, 60.0% 2nd Half: 8-12, 66.7% Game: 14-22, 63.6%Officials: Deborah Allen, Dave Bowie, Clifford HitchmanTechnical fouls: Mercer-None. North Florida-None.Attendance: 204Score by Periods 1st 2nd TotalMercer 17 23 40North Florida 26 31 57

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