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Trailblazers get women’s basketball win against No. 21 Georgia Highlands

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won 86-83 against No. 21 Georgia Highlands at the Gulf Coast Classic on Saturday, a day after the Trailblazers fell 90-67 to top-ranked Gulf Coast State.

VU Statistical Leaders

Against Georgia Highlands, redshirt sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) scored a game-high 21 points and dished out six assists. She added five rebounds and two steals.

VU sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) poured in 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. She had eight offensive rebounds.

Sophomore teammate Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) contributed 18 points and three steals. VU sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) poured in 16 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.

Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) rounded out double-digit scoring with 11 points.

Against Gulf Coast, Stovall totaled 18 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals.

Jorge Garcia was the only other player in double figures. She scored 11 points.

Notes

  • The Trailblazers are 2-2 overall.
  • Against Georgia Highlands, VU was ahead 20-14 at the end up the first quarter and up 39-33 at halftime. The Lady Blazers took a 63-54 lead into the fourth quarter.

Next up

The Trailblazers play their home opener against Brescia on Nov. 12 at the P.E. Complex. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. ET.


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MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University Life Reporter

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