UC women remain unbeaten

WV State falls to Concord
Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 10:22 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston held off Davis & Elkins, 86-80, on Wednesday night at the Wehrle Innovation Center. UC improved to 13-0 on the year with the win, while D&E slipped to 2-11. Charleston led for a majority of the game, but never led by more than 13. Davis & Elkins had the edge in rebounds on the night, 38-35, but the Golden Eagles led in points in the paint by a 52-34 margin.

Brooklyn Pannell, the reigning national player of the week, had 26 points to lead UC. Erykah Russell had 20 points. Trinity Palacio notched 13 points to go with five rebounds and five assists. Anastasiia Zakharova contributed 12 points and seven boards.

Jamiyah Johnson had a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Allie Taylor also had 22 points for the Senators. Jessica Eadsforth-Yates had 16 points.

Concord who shot 64 percent from the field in a 104-93 win over West Virginia State. The Mountain Lions (7-5) made 41-of-64 from the field, and scored 60 of its 104 points inside the paint. Riley Fitzwater poured in 32 points on 14-of-17 shooting and had 10 rebounds. Maggie Guynn added 27 more for CU, and Maddie Ratcliff scored 15 points and came up with five steals. Payton Shears had 17 points to lead WVSU (6-6). Destiny Fields scored 14, while Alana Kramer and Shelby Harmeyer each had 11.

Both Yellowjacket programs host West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday afternoon.

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