Lady Lions fall to Lane College Lady Dragons

Posted by kmay | 11/28/2009 20:13 PM

Augusta, GA- Sophomore Brittany Pevey (pictured) dropped 16 points, and grabbed 15 rebounds, but it wasn’t   enough, as the Lady Lions lost, 75-94 to the Lady Dragons of Lane College, Saturday, November 28, 2009 in Carter Gymnasium. 

The Lady Lions ended the first half with a 16 point deficit (36-40), as the Lady Dragons took advantage, and scored 26 points off of turnovers.  The Lady Dragons held on to a double-digit lead, and led by as many as 27 points in the second half (42-69) with 10 minutes to go. 

Also scoring double-digits were freshman Jasmine Faulkner who scored 15 points, and senior Tiffany Beverly added 10 points as the Lady Lions fall to 1-2; 1-1 SIAC on the season.

Five Lady Dragons (1-1; 1-0 SIAC) scored double digit points, including Rakelle Riley who led the Lady Dragons with 27 points.

The Lady Lions will be back in action, Monday, November 30, 2009 as they host the Thorobrettes of Kentucky State University in Carter Gymnasium.  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 PM, admission is $10 for adults, and $5 for students with I.D.

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Lady Lions Open Season at Voorhees College

Posted by kmay | 11/18/2009 15:00 PM

Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lions Basketball Team will open the 2009-2010 campaign on the road as they pay a visit to the Lady Tigers of Voorhees College in Denmark, SC at 6:00 PM Thursday, November 19, 2009.

The Lady Lions return seven players from the 2008-09 squad, including  from last year’s team is Junior Shanee’ Butler (5’5, Guard, Gary, IN) one of the team’s top returners.  She finished the previous season averaging 11 points per game, dishing out 84 assist, and shooting 77% from the free throw line.   Also returning to this year’s squad are Tiffany Beverly (5’5, Guard, San Pedro, CA), Kenita Harold (5’6, Guard, Ypsilanti, MI) and Natoria Rowland (5’4, Guard, Marion, LA) returns to the scene after rehabbing from a knee injury during the 2008-09 season to round out the seniors.  Juniors Sherita Rayford (5’11, Forward/Guard, Columbus, GA), Terria Davis (5’8, Forward, Detroit, MI) and Sophomores Brittany Pevey (5’9, Forward, Milwaukee, WI) and Jamecia Davis (5’4, Guard, Birmingham, AL). Four freshmen and one transfer finalize the 2009-10 Lady Lions “hoop” squad.

Under the helm of Coach Terence Palmer and Assistant Coach Kisha Lucette, the Lady Lions are looking to improve their 6-21 overall record from last year.  The Lady Lions will open SIAC conference play, Saturday, November 21, 2009 as they take on Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC at 1:00 PM.

The Lady Lions will step on their home court, Thursday, November 28, 2009 as they host Lane College in Carter Gymnasium with tip-off scheduled for 1:00 PM.  

Admission prices for home contest are $10 for adults and $5 for students with I.D.


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