01/26/07 — Trojan women resume CVAC play at Limestone

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Trojan women resume CVAC play at Limestone

By MOC Sports Information
Published in Sports on January 26, 2007 2:03 PM

After a non-conference win earlier in the week, the Mount Olive women's basketball team resumes conference play Saturday as the Trojans travel to Gaffney, S.C., to take on Limestone in Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference action. Tip-off is 5:30 p.m.

A live Audio Webcast is available for the game on the Mount Olive College athletics website. Go to www.moc.edu and click Athletics.

Mount Olive (8-9 overall, 4-6 CVAC) is coming off a 72-62 win over District of Columbia on Tuesday. Junior point guard Keona Corley broke her own school assists record for the second time in 10 days, dishing out 15 assists. Corley ranks fourth in the nation with 8.1 assists per game. She also ranks second in the nation with 4.3 steals per contest.

Freshman forward Helen Moore has scored in double figures in each of her last 15 games and matched a career high with 24 points Tuesday. After coming off the bench most of the season, Moore has been in the starting lineup in each of the last two games.

Sophomore guard Tomeka Prichard is averaging 11.7 points per game and ranks second in the CVAC with an average of two three-pointers per game.

Limestone (5-12, 4-6) is coming off a 72-67 loss at home Thursday against Pfeiffer. Blanca Gonzalez leads three Saints in double figures with 13.3 points per game.

Mount Olive defeated Limestone 72-53 in the two teams' first meeting in December at Kornegay Arena. Corley tallied 11 points and 11 steals and came within one assist of becoming the first Trojan in 10 years to record a triple-double. Prichard finished with 20 points, while Alisa Jones pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds for the Trojans.

The Trojans come into Saturday's game winners of four of their last six game.

-- Courtesy MOC Sports Information