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Vincennes University women's basketball team opens season

SEDALIA, Mo. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team kicked off the 2019-20 season at the State Fair Tournament. The Trailblazers opened with a 79-66 win against State Fair on Friday, but fell 61-43 to Kirkwood on Saturday.

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Sophomore Jhala Henry (Jeffersonville, Ind.) poured in a team-high 23 points against State Fair. Redshirt sophomore Jaynice Stovall (Covington, Ky.) added 16 points and four steals. Freshman Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Ind.) scored 10 points in her debut. Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) collected 10 rebounds, eight points and two blocks. Anete Bluma (Saldus, Latvia) grabbed 13 rebounds and fellow freshman Ndeye Coudou Ndour (Somone, Senegal) collected eight rebounds.

Against Kirkwood, Hawkins finished with 15 rebounds, including 10 offensive. She also rang up 12 points. Stovall was the points leader with 14 and she added five assists. Henry scored eight points for the Lady Blazers.

Notes

  • Against State Fair, VU blocked five shots and had nine steals.
  • Hawkins, Stovall, Henry, Ndour and freshman Elena Aznar Chamorro (Zaragoza, Spain) started both games.
  • The Lady Blazers are 1-1 overall.

Next up

The Trailblazers play in the Gulf Coast Classic in Panama City, Florida Nov. 8-9. VU plays top-ranked Gulf Coast Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. (EST).


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Vincennes University Trailblazer Athletics

MARCIA MARTINEZ, Sports Information Director & University Life Reporter

   812-888-4162 office, 812-887-4635 cell, VUNews@vinu.edu, mmartinez@vinu.edu
 

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY, Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom

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