UTSA Defeats Ladyjacks
March 2, 2005
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjack basketball team lost to Texas-San Antonio, 56-44, Tuesday night in the Convocation Center. The Ladyjacks dropped to 12-14 (.462) on the season and 6-9 (.400) in Southland Conference play.
After starting the game 0-for-10 from the floor, the Ladyjacks rallied to pull within 13 points at halftime, 28-15. SFA held the momentum in the second half as the Ladyjacks cut the deficit down to five points, 49-44, behind senior Alex Bowman's team-high 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals. But the Ladyjacks ended the game in similar fashion to how it started, being held scoreless over the final 5:49 as the Roadrunners went on a 7-0 run to close out the game.
The Ladyjacks were held to a 17-of-52 (.327) shooting performance, while UTSA went 20-of-53 (.377) led by freshman Richelle Parks' 23 points and nine rebounds. The Ladyjacks were also out rebounded, 40-37, in the contest.
The Ladyjacks close out the regular season Friday against Louisiana-Monroe. The game against the Lady Indians is slated to begin at 6 p.m., from the William R. Johnson Coliseum.