Lady Eagles Open Basketball Season with a Win


The USU Eastern women’s basketball team took on the Eastern Utah All-Stars on Saturday afternoon where they notched a 89-64 win in the opening game of 2014.

The Lady Eagles gained an early lead, bumping the score to 14-4 in the first five minutes of play. The momentum carried USU Eastern throughout the game as they earned ten 3-point shots and finished with 65% free throw shooting.

Bryanna Adams led the team in points with 17 on the night, followed by Barbara Cousino and Shelby Cornforth with 12. A strong defense from USU Eastern forced 19 turnovers from the Eastern Utah All-Stars and a total of four blocked shots from the Eagles.

USU Eastern will travel to Powell, Wyo. on Friday to take on Northwest College. The team will then head to Western Wyoming Community College for a matchup on Nov. 13.

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