Wildcats Corral Mustangs, 91-47

Wildcats Corral Mustangs, 91-47

Charlotte, NC - The Johnson & Wales Women's Basketball Team hosted EMAC opponent Mid-Atlantic Christian University on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats capped off Homecoming weekend with a 91-47 victory.

Highlights:
  • The first quarter was back and forth early, but the Wildcats held a 27-20 lead heading into the second.
  • JWU clamped down in the second, tying a program record by holding the Mustangs to only 3 points in the period.
  • The Wildcats led 48-23 at halftime.
  • JWU outscored the visitors 26-11 in the third and 17-13 in the fourth.
  • JWU held MACU to 31.7% from the field while shooting the ball at 49.4% clip themselves.
  • The Wildcats went 9 of 18 from the free throw line compared to 1 of 5 for MACU.
  • The Wildcats outrebounded their opponents, 53-25.
  • JWU outscored the Mustangs 23-5 in second chance points thanks to a 21-9 advantage in offensive rebounds.
  • The Wildcats won the turnover battle 18 to 12 and outscored the guests 23 to 9 in points off turnovers.
  • The Wildcats were dominant getting to the basket, scoring 60 points in the paint compared to 14 for MACU.
  • Jamyah Montissol extended her double-digit scoring streak to 10 games as she put up a career high 30 points on 13 of 23 shooting. She also had 7 rebounds.
  • Ineesha Hankerson had her second 20 rebound game of the season to accompany her 23 points. She collected 7 steals as well.
  • Micah Smith scored a career high 16 points, while Shannon Martin had 12 and Christine Eppler added 10. Eppler also chipped in 13 rebounds.
  • The win has JWU at 9-11 on the season and 3-2 in EMAC  competition.
From The Coach:

"We played a complete 40 minutes of great team basketball. Our team followed our game plan exactly how we asked," commented JWU Head Coach Ashley Raley-Ross. "We will continue to play together and prepare for our next game Wednesday."

Up Next:

The Wildcats will celebrate their seniors on Wednesday, February 12th when they host EMAC opponent Warren Wilson College for a 6:00 pm tipoff.