Women’s basketball begins home stand


Julia Maenius

Charlene Mass defends the basket against the Cardinals.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

UTSA women’s basketball (6-10, 2-3 C-USA) fell to the University of Texas at El Paso Miners, 54-94, on Jan. 18, and will have a two-game home stand before they hit the road once again.

Three different Roadrunners are averaging double-digit points per game. Mikayla Woods leads the team in scoring with 15.1 points per game, followed by Adryana Quezada and Karrington Donald recording 13.1 and 10.3 points per game, respectively.

Timea Toth has been leading the ‘Runners in rebounds with 6.3 per game. Quezada, Woods and Evelyn Omemmah are next on the team with 5.7 rebounds per game. The ‘Runners are currently forcing 15.5 turnovers per game and holding opponents to 74.8 points per game.

To kick off the two-game home stand, the ‘Runners will welcome the University of North Texas Mean Green (8-10, 2-4 C-USA) on Jan. 23. Tip-off will take place at 11 a.m. to start the Education/Orange Out game.

The Mean Green have only won one out of their last five games; an overtime victory at home against Louisiana Tech. Their leading scorer is Anisha George, with 12.8 points per game.

The second game of the home stand will take place on Jan. 25, against the Rice University Owls (11-6, 6-0 C-USA) with tip-off set for 2 p.m. in what looks to be a tough home match for the ‘Runners.

The leading scorer for the Owls is Erica Ogwumike, who is currently averaging 16.4 points per game this season. The Owls on defense are restricting opponents to 55.4 points per game.