BUENA VISTA, Va. — The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team beat Clarks Summit University at home in the Knight Arena Saturday afternoon by the score of 85-24.
The Knights (5-1) had a well-balanced offense to lead the way to today's victory. The Knights defense was also dominant holding the Defenders (0-6) to single digits in each quarter.
The Knights ended the first quarter up 15 with the score 22-7. Southern Virginia entered the half with a 39-16 advantage.
The second half was an even more impressive performance, holding the Defenders to just eight points for the half. The Knights offense added to their lead, primarily from the hands of Angel Tuisavura with a game-high 15 points, all coming in the second half and Sophie Wright who recorded 13 points. Malea Dye led the Knights on the boards with a career-high 12 rebounds.
As a team, the Knights held Clarks Summit to 17.4 percent shooting for the game. The Knights inside game was powerful recording 59 rebounds and outscoring the Defenders 46-2 in points in the paint.
The Knights will continue their homestand this Tuesday, Dec. 4 against Eastern Mennonite at 7 p.m.