EMU women's basketball dominate Akron Zips

 

The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team was able to pick up an easy win Jan. 28 at the Convocation Center by beating the Akron Zips, 91-46.

The Eagles shot 50 percent in the field goal range during the first half of the game. Overall, they were able to shoot 44.7 percent. The Eagles were also able to sink 11 out of 18 free throws.

The lead scorer for the Eagles was Tavelyn James with 31 points. Natachia Watkins was the next top scorer with 26 points; she also grabbed 13 rebounds. Paige Redditt played her part in the paint and had 12 points along with ten rebounds. Olivia Fouty was able to score eight points and pull down eight rebounds.

For the Akron Zips, the shots just weren’t going in. Their field goal shooting percentage was 24.5 overall. They were, however, able to net 15-out-of-24 free throws.

The leader for the Zips was Carly Young who managed eight points and five rebounds for the team. Hanna Luburgh and Denver McLean both were able to score five points and pull down five rebounds. Candace Martino scored eight points for the Zips.

The Eagles’ next game is away against Ohio at 7 p.m. Feb. 1.