Stars Outmatched in 90-33 Loss to Williams BaptistSenior guard Jenna Zmyslony notched 15 points for Stephens
Jan. 11, 2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. – (Box Score) Williams Baptist College opened Saturday’s contest with a 14-4 run and forced the Stephens College basketball team (0-11, 0-5 AMC) into an uphill battle the rest of the way. Paired with the Stars’ second-lowest scoring output of the season, WBC cruised to a 90-33 win.
Jenna Zmyslony was the top scorer for Stephens, finishing with 15 of the Stars’ 33 points. Shooting 6-of-11 from the floor, Zmyslony reached double digits for the fourth game this season and was just two points shy of her career-high.
The Barnum, Minn. native had an impressive first half, nailing three treys in four attempts and scoring 11 points. Unfortunately, the rest of the Stars’ team was just 3-for-24 from the field.
The Stars trailed 44-20 at halftime and were out-rebounded by the Lady Eagles 27-16.
Zmyslony started out the second with a quick basket at the 19:32 mark, but Williams Baptist continued to tack points onto its commanding lead.
The visitors (7-5, 3-3 AMC) seemed to find the hot hand each time they went down the floor as five WBC players scored in double figures. Bench player Cheyenne Childers was 3-of-5 from 3-point range and led the Lady Eagles with 17 points. WBC forward Meagan Goza recorded a 16-point, 10-rebound performance for the game’s only double-double.
Stars’ guard Seleena Neal, who entered the game averaging 21 points and seven rebounds, had an off day. Knocking down just one basket in 11 attempts, the sophomore from Senath, Mo. finished with three points, four rebounds and a team-high four assists.
Sophomore Dana Heggemann contributed seven points and five boards and was 5-of-6 from the free-throw line, while senior Davielle McCoy registered six points and six rebounds on the afternoon.
Up next for the Stars is a pair of road games at Park (Jan. 14) and at Columbia on Thursday (Jan. 16).