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#16 Lady Pioneers Improve to 3-0 with win over WV State

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VIDEO – Highlights of Kendrick’s Double – Double

VIDEO – Pioneers’ For 3!!

 

The 16th Ranked Glenville State Lady Pioneers defeated the WV State University Yellow Jackets, 73-59, in their WVIAC opener tonight at Jesse R. Lilly Gymnasium.  Senior Karina Kendrick recorded her 2nd double-double this season with 26 points and 16 rebounds as she led Glenville State (3-0, 1-0) to their 2nd victory over the Yellow Jackets this season.  Junior G Mallory Menendez added 19 points on 5 of 8 shooting from behind the arc and Sophomore Donita Adams chipped in 13 points and seven boards.

With the game tied 29 all with 2:10 remaining in the first half, back to back Kendrick put backs and a Menendez layup would give the Lady Pioneers the lead for good, 35-29 at the half. 

GSC opened the 2nd half outscoring WV State (0-3, 1-0) 16-10 in the first six minutes, to push the lead to 12, 51-39.  WVSU would get no closer than six the rest of the contest. 

The Yellow Jackets, who shot just 33% from the field, were paced by Brittany Mingo’s 25 points and seven rebounds and Randy Cary’s 10 points. 

The Lady Pioneers shot 40% from the field and 47% from the 3 point line, and harassed WV State into 23 turnovers, while committing a seasons’ best 17.

The Glenville State Women return to action next Tuesday, December 4th as they will travel to Athens, WV to take on the Concord University Lady Mountain Lions.

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