Lady Owls Fall to Bulldogs
Keisha Bailey was one of four players honors before the game as part of Senior Day.

Keisha Bailey was one of four players honors before the game as part of Senior Day.

Feb. 19, 2005

Final Stats

BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University was defeated by Gardner-Webb, 55-45, Saturday night in Boca Raton. Mistoria Brown led FAU with 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds. Candyse Kelly, Shameka Smith, and Sequenta Blackman all led GWU with 10 points each. The loss drops FAU to 11-13 overall and 9-8 in the Atlantic Sun Conference. The Bulldogs improved to 8-15 overall and 6-10 in the A-Sun.

FAU never led in the game as GWU opened up a 21-10 lead with 7:47 remaining in the first half. The Lady Owls scored the next six points to make it 21-16 at the 3:52 mark. GWU, despite not making a field goal in the final 7:47 of the half, led 25-20 at the break.

The Lady Owls tried to pick away at the deficit in the second half and eventually tied the game at 40 on a free throw by Mistoria Brown with 7:28 remaining.

The Bulldogs responded with three-pointers on their next two possessions and led 46-40 with 6:36 to go. FAU closed to within 46-43 on a lay-up by Jackie Brown with 5:45 left, but that's as close as FAU would get. Brown finished with 10 points.

GWU went on a 9-0 run to seal the victory and led 55-43 with 50 seconds remaining.

FAU was held to just 35 percent shooting and was 1-10 from beyond the arc. GWU shot 40 percent for the game and 50 percent in the second half. The Bulldogs outrebounded the Lady Owls 41-35.

Florida Atlantic next plays at Troy February 26 in Troy, AL.

 

 

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