|Southern Virginia University||23||32||55|
|Southern Virginia University||Virginia Intermont|
|Pts: Nicole Tolman - 13||Pts: Odle, Haley - 18|
|Reb: Nicole Tolman - 9||Reb: 3 Players (#24, #32, #50 - 6)|
|Ast: Jenna Aldridge - 2||Ast: Fanney, Megan - 5|
|Team Statistics||Southern Virginia University||Virginia Intermont|
|Field Goal %||38.5% (20-52 )||41.4% (29-70 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||25||26|
|2nd Chance Pts||11||11|
BRISTOL, Va. - Playing a second game in two days, the Southern Virginia University women's basketball team could not find it's legs, and fell to Virginia Intermont, 73-55. Led by Nicole Tolman's 13-points and 9-rebounds, the Knights had early success against the Cobras, but could not keep the hosts from running out to a 31-23 halftime lead.
SVU could not keep VIC from making big plays, and the Cobras had three different players in double-digit points. The Knights also were unable to keep the hosts off the boards, as Virginia Intermont took a rebound advantage of 40-36 in the game.
Cara Joyner joined Tolman with double-digit points, as she recorded 12-points on 5-for-11 shooting, and 2-for-2 free throw shooting. Jenna Aldridge added 9-points to the cause, but SVU was unable to keep the Cobras from scoring, as the teams combined for 74-points in the second half, with the visitors recording 32-points, but allowing VIC to get 42-points.
SVU's bright spot for the game was its continued strong showing from the free-throw line, as the Knights hit 77% of its shots from the line. The Knights were 20-of-52 from the field for a 38% shooting percentage. Joyner led the bench, who outscored the Cobras' bench 24-21.
The loss drops SVU to 0-2 on the young season. SVU will hit the road again as they face a daunting challenge in NCAA D.I foe Coastal Carolina, Nov. 12. The Knights face off against the Chanticleers in Conway, S.C. at 5:00 pm.