November 15, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
ETSU2412141464
Radford426321779
Stats at a GlanceETSURADFORD
FG Percentage.426 (29-68) .448 (26-58)
3P FG Percentage.333 (3-9) .300 (6-20)
FT Percentage.500 (3-6) .700 (21-30)
Offensive Rebounds149
Defensive Rebounds3026
Total Rebounds4435
Turnovers2719
Steals1110
Bench Points2918
LeadersETSURADFORD
PointsBritney Snowden - 18
FELGEMACHER - 23
ReboundsErica Haynes-Overton - 8
FELGEMACHER - 11
AssistsJada Craig - 8
MCCLEAN - 4
StealsKaia Upton - 2
Erica Haynes-Overton - 2
Amaya Adams - 2
E'Lease Stafford - 2
RIVERS - 3
BlocksAnajae Stephney - 2
FELGEMACHER - 5
Bucs end road swing with 79-64 loss at Radford
Bucs end road swing with 79-64 loss at Radford
Thursday, November 15, 2018

RADFORD, Va. (Nov. 15, 2018) – A strong start for ETSU women’s basketball would not last on the road, as the Buccaneers fell at Radford, 79-64, to end a rough three-game road swing.

The Bucs (0-3) opened the game on a 19-0 run, but the Big-South favorite Highlanders (2-0) overcame the deficit in the middle quarters to take the lead. ETSU opened the fourth quarter with a comeback run, pulling within two points, but would ultimately fall in the latter moments.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Senior forward Britney Snowden (Pensacola, Fla.) led the way with 18 points, surpassing her previous career high of 16 points.
  • Sophomore Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville, Tenn.) had 14 points and a team-high eight rebounds. She also had five assists, only three behind assist leader Jada Craig (Winston-Salem, N.C.).
  • Senior Raven Dean (Charlotte, N.C.) and redshirt-sophomore Micah Scheetz (Knoxville, Tenn.) each had seven points and three rebounds, with Scheetz coming in the span of nine minutes before exiting in the second quarter.
  • Radford was led by Savannah Felgemacher with 23 points and had five players in double-digits.
  • Despite the loss, ETSU outrebounded Radford 44-35, including an 18-4 advantage in the first quarter.
  • Foul trouble and a lack of free throw opportunities were detrimental to ETSU, as six players finished with at least three fouls. Radford also went 21-30 from the line, while ETSU finished 3-6 for the game. 

FIRST QUARTER

The Bucs were firing on all cylinders to open the contest, beginning the game on an overwhelming 19-0 run in the first eight minutes. The ETSU defense forced Radford to miss its first 11 shots from the field during the run, allowing only one field goal in the first 10 minutes. Senior forward Britney Snowden (Pensacola, Fla.) scored 10 points in just three minutes off the bench, going on an individual 8-0 run late in the quarter to extend the lead.

SECOND QUARTER

The second quarter took a stunning turn in favor of the home-standing Highlanders. With ETSU jumping to a 36-13 lead early in the quarter, Radford forced ETSU into a number of turnovers and turned those into points at the other end. Ending on a 17-0 run, Radford pulled within six points to take a 36-30 deficit. After starting the game hot, redshirt-sophomore Micah Scheetz (Knoxville, Tenn.) left the game in the second quarter, finishing with seven points and three boards in nine minutes.

THIRD QUARTER

The Radford run extended into the third quarter, as the Highlanders took its first lead of the game with 3:45 left before the horn. The Bucs led for 25:11 minutes prior to Radford’s mid-game run. Despite being outscored in the quarter, ETSU nailed seven shots from the field to Radford’s 10. The difference-maker came at the charity stripe, as the Highlanders went 9-12 from the line while keeping ETSU away from the free throw line.

FOURTH QUARTER

Trailing 62-53 heading to the final stretch, the Bucs scored on their fist four possessions to pull within two points, beginning with an immediate three-point basket from junior Jada Craig (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Senior Raven Dean (Charlotte, N.C.) also hit a trey in the run, while Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville, Tenn.) turned a steal into a score to make it 62-60. Radford pulled away in the final moments, securing its second win of the season.

NEXT UP

After a tough three-game stretch away from Johnson City, the Bucs return to the friendly confines of Brooks Gym for their home opener against Troy on Monday, Nov. 19.

Like today’s contest, Monday’s game will be an early 11 a.m. tip-off and will serve as ETSU’s annual Education Day promotion.

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