West Alabama women defeat UAH, 75-56

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 21, 2004

LIVINGSTON, AL- Head Coach Amanda Marks collected her 150th career win, as the Tigers

improved to 4-0 in Gulf South Conference play with a 75-56 win over Alabama-Huntsville

(8-7, 1-3) on Monday in Pruitt Hall. Tausha Evans led the Tigers with a game-high 23

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points, connecting on 5-of-10 shots from behind the three-point arc.

West Alabama shot 11-of-29 (37.9 percent) in the first half while holding on to a

two-point lead at the break. The Tigers finished the game 18-of-19 (94.7 percent) from the

free-throw line and made 5-of-11 (45.5 percent) shots from behind the three-point line in

the second half, helping to outscore the Chargers 43-26 in the frame.

Yolanda Thomas continued her solid play with 12 points, four steals and a team-high, seven

rebounds. Margo Porter added 11 points, four steals and three assists for the Tigers,

while teammate Veronica Lee scored 10 points.

Lindsey Schlosser led the Chargers with 10 points. Jessica Russell added seven points and

seven rebounds for UAH, while teammate Kellye Barr had nine points.

The Tigers (12-4, 4-0) return to action on Saturday when they travel to Valdosta State for

a 4:30 p.m. tip off.