Saturday, February 10, 2018

McNeese State Cowgirls take 69-47 win over Southeastern Lady Lions

Photo by Darla S Tamulitis, La Vita Loca Photography
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By Robert H Kelly
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LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA (February 10, 2018) The McNeese State Cowgirls trailed Southeastern Louisiana by one point at halftime, but came roaring back in the second half, outscoring the Lady Lions 40-17 in route to a 69-47 win at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles. They The win pushed the Cowgirls' Southland record to 7-5 as  they remain in the hunt for a conference tournament berth. The Lions held a slim 16-13 lead after 10 minutes of play, with the Cowgirls pouring it on late in the game for the much-needed win.

Starting guard Dede Sheppard (Vivian, LA) (shown above, No. 4) led the way for McNeese, tallying 16 point in 16 minutes of play, while shooting 6-for-16 from the floor, including a 2-for-5 effort from the arc. Also hitting double-figures was Caitlin Davis (Breaux Bridge, LA) with 13 points, Regan Bolton (Hammond, LA) with 11, and Mercedes Rogers (Crowley, LA) with 10. This was the seventh game this season with four Cowgirls scoring in double figures, with sall even games being wins. For the Lions, Charliee Dugas (Rayne, LA) chipped in 13 with Taylin Underwood (Livingston, LA) adding 11.

Next up for the Cowgirls is a Wednesday, February 14 home game against Central Arkansas

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