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Trailblazer women's basketball earns fifth straight victory

CARTERVILLE, Ill. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team posted its fifth straight win with a 99-84 victory over John A. Logan on Tuesday.

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Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) notched her seventh double-double this season. She totaled 25 points and 12 rebounds. Hawkins was 10-for-11 from the field.

Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) tallied 21 points, seven steals, five rebounds, two assists and one block.

Redshirt sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) posted 17 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals.

Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) added 18 points, six rebounds and four assists.

Sophomore Jocelyn Thompson (Houston, Texas) finished with 10 points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block.

Notes

  • The Trailblazers improved to 8-3 overall.
  • The game was tied 43-all at halftime. VU was up 76-66 at the end of the third quarter and outscored John A. Logan 23-18 in the fourth.
  • Hawkins ranks 5th in NJCAA Division I with 6.7 offensive rebounds per game. She ranks 8th in the nation with 13.2 rpg. Her 6.5 defensive rebounds per game rank 30th.
  • Henry’s 3.7 steals per game rank 18th in the nation. Stovall’s 3.2 spg rank 45th.
  • Stovall is ranked 25th in Division I with 5.4 assists per game.
  • Henry is averaging 18.6 points per game, ranking her 33rd in the nation.

Next up

The Trailblazers host No. 12 Wabash Valley on Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. ET in the P.E. Complex.


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MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University Life Reporter

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