Junior forward Chenise Miller scored 16 points at Georgia Southern in FAU's season-opening win
Boca Raton, FL -The Florida Atlantic University women’s basketball team will look for its second straight road win to start the season when the Owls travel to Bethune-Cookman University on Friday, November 16 at 5:30 p.m.
The Owls opened the season with a 75-55 victory at Georgia Southern University on Friday, November 9 in Kellie Lewis-Jay’s head coaching debut. The team shot 64 percent in the second half to pull away for the win.
FAU is looking for its first 2-0 start to a season since 1991-92.
Junior guard Latavia Dempsey scored a career-high 16 points, including 13 points in the second half, at Georgia Southern. The St. Petersburg, Florida native made seven field goals. She scored six straight points as FAU built a double-digit lead in the second half. The team led by four points with eight minutes remaining before Dempsey’s scoring run.
Bethune-Cookman stands 1-1 on the season after dropping a 58-54 road contest at Jacksonville on Monday, November 12. The Wildcats defeated Trinity Baptist College 84-41 in their season opener on Friday. Chasity René Taylor scored 23 points in the victory.
Live audio and statistics of Friday’s game can be found here. Season and single-game tickets for women’s basketball can be purchased by contacting the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.