Jan. 11, 2007
"I don't want to down play
"Inside we played well, but at the same time, defensively, our kids could have done better defending inside. We have to learn to play hard on both sides of the ball. These girls on our team are young inside and they play hard. We just have to learn to make defensive stops."
Sydney Benson led the Eagle attack, as she contributed her third double-double of the season with team-high totals of 17 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. The block total ties for the most recorded by an Eagle this season. As a team, EWU recorded 10 putbacks, tying the season high, as well.
Freshman Nicole Scott had a career-high performance in points scored with 14. Tara Holgate and Katy Baker had seven rebounds each. As a team, the Eagles held tough on the boards, trailing by a 51-47 margin in that category.
The Bengals came out strong in their first conference game of the season, breaking away from a 4-all tie with 10 straight points and a 14-4 edge. The closest that
Eastern returns to action this Saturday (Jan. 13), taking on
"It will be an interesting game at