Charlotte, NC - The Johnson & Wales women's basketball team improved to 2-0 with a commandng 96-49 win over Penn State-Fayette in the final game of the JWU Tip-Off Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats started quickly, scoring the first 22 points of the game en route to a 43-18 halftime advantage. JWU then bettered their first half output by ten in the second, as they had their second 50+ point half in as many nights.
Vanderia Shackleford led all scorers with 17 points. She also grabbed 8 rebounds and dished out 5 assists. Ineesha Hankerson recorded her second consecutive double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Jaquana Pauling scored 14 points and pulled down 7 rebounds. Shannon Martin and Jada Morgan also scored in double figures with 11 points each.
Ashley Sharp led the Roaring Lions (0-3) with 17 points.
The Wildcats take the court again on Thursday as they host Morris College at 7pm.