Bulldogs defeat Cougars 73-48

Starting point guard Jillian Brown again meets her career high of assists against number 12 ranked Bulldogs (Lynsey Cichon/GSO)

College of Charleston women’s basketball team takes a tough loss to number 12 ranked Georgia at the Stegeman Coliseum. The number 12 ranked Bulldogs pulled away early in the game and in the end settled the score 73-48.

Megan Fisher led the Cougars with 15 points going 2-2 at the free throw line. Playing a tough defense during the second half the Cougars only allowed 29 points, nearly matching the Bulldogs with 26 points on the half.

During the second half the Cougars were also able to pick up 12 points off of Georgia’s 10 turnovers.

Freshman Christy Hewatt put the Cougars on the board with a 3-pointer, adding a total of nine points during the game. She was the second highest in total point for the game behind Fisher.

Latisha Harris was a force under the basket for the Cougars registering a total, and team high, of eight rebounds against the Bulldogs. In addition to that she recorded eight points in the matchup.

Jillian Brown was consistent for the Cougars and re-met her career high of six assists for the Cougars.

We are honored to be able to play in this game,” head coach Nancy Wilson told CofC Sports. “We got off to a rough start, but I’m proud of the team for not giving up and continuing to fight throughout. We did some things well and will continue to move forward and improve.”

The Cougars will play next in Columbia, SC against the South Carolina Gamecocks. The game will be on Nov. 23 at 7pm and will be televised by SportSouth.



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