|December 01, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||CU-W||OAK-W|
|FG Percentage||.444 (32-72)||.284 (19-67)|
|3P FG Percentage||.455 (10-22)||.148 (4-27)|
|FT Percentage||.773 (17-22)||.500 (10-20)|
St. Louis - 10
Vandlen - 1
Watson - 1
LEBANON, Tenn. – Carli Codner-Pinto netted 21 points with five 3-pointers, Kerrice Watson posted 17 points and Dominique St. Louis collected her first double-double of the season in Cumberland’s 91-52 victory against Oakwood University in women’s basketball action Saturday night in Huntsville, Ala.
The Phoenix (2-6) jumped out to a 23-8 advantage after one quarter and never looked back against the Ambassadors, who shot just 21 percent from the field in the opening half. Cumberland made 7-of-14 from 3-point range in the first two quarters, taking a 48-20 advantage at intermission.
Codner-Pinto hit 7-of-11 shots overall and 5-for-9 from behind the arc for her 21 points while Watson connected on all eight free throw attempts in her 17 point, five rebound, three assist outing.
St. Louis finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds, De’Naizha Elder contributed 10 points off the bench and Britany Miller grabbed 10 boards as well for CU, which turned 19 Oakwood turnovers into 22 points in the contest.
Doroteya Jackson led the Ambassadors with 19 points and seven rebounds and Tykeah Rogers added 11 points.
Cumberland led 8-4 two minutes into the game after a basket from Rogers, but the Phoenix netted the next 14 points, starting with baskets from St. Louis and Watson before a 3-pointer from Codner-Pinto. Watson and St. Louis added field goals and Jemilah Leonard finished the 14-0 spurt with another triple. Oakwood missed 10 consecutive shots along with two free throws during the run.
Four foul shots by Rogers and a layup from Jackson pulled Oakwood within 26-14 midway through the second period before another big run by the Phoenix, this one, 22-5, opened things up before halftime.
Katherine Griffith netted four points and Briana Vandlen posted three during the stretch before Codner-Pinto hit back-to-back 3-pointers. Her layup ended the spurt and Cumberland led 48-20 at the break. Codner-Pinto scored 16 points in the half and the Phoenix collected 16 points off 11 Oakwood turnovers.
Watson posted 11 of her 17 points in the second half, beginning the third quarter with a triple and adding four free throws later in the period. Miller recorded four points and St. Louis registered an old-fashioned 3-point play.
Cumberland plays at Martin Methodist this Saturday at 2 p.m., the third of five consecutive road games to end the calendar year for CU.