(Shreveport, Sherman) – The Texas Lutheran women’s basketball team struggled through the opening weekend of Southern Collegiate Athletic Confernce play, falling to Centenary 67-52 in Shreveport on Friday and to Austin College 93-42 on Sunday.
At Centenary’s Gold Dome on Friday, the Ladies held the Bulldogs to a field goal percentage of 34.67 and out-scored TLU 46-29 in the second-half.
Cami Davis led TLU with 11 points. She added three assists, two rebounds and a steal.
Madyson Garcia added 10 points to go along with one steal and a defensive rebound.
For the Ladies, Jasmine Morris scored 13 of her 17 total points in the second half. Morris also led the squad with five steals.
Samantha Lyons came off the bench to add 11 points, three rebounds and two steals for Centenary.
In Austin College's Hughey Gymnasium on Sunday, the 'Roos took an early 10-point lead in the first three minutes of play. TLU's 17 turnovers allowed AC to secure a 30-point lead at the half.
Austin College held TLU to 15-of-55 (27.3 percent) shooting for the entire game. In the second half, TLU's shooting dipped to 9-of-35 (25.7 percent).
The 'Roos shot a respectable 44.2 percent from the field - 50 percent in the first half and 39.02 percent in the second.
Cami Davis paced the Bulldogs with 11 points and four rebounds. Presley Stephens came off the bench to grab six rebounds and post five blocks.
Dominique Campos added nine points, two rebounds and a steal.
Bryce Frank led the 'Roos in scoring and rebounding. She scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Caitlyn Collins and Ally Longaker chipped in 13 and 11 points, respectively.
Conference play continues as TLU heads home for their next game against Trinity University. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Gymnasium.