Women’s Basketball Falls to Owens, 4-Game Winning Streak Snapped

Melia Walder led the Cougars in points in Saturday's loss to Owens.
Melia Walder led the Cougars in points in Saturday's loss to Owens.

PERRYSBURG, Ohio - The Columbus State women's basketball team had their 4-game win streak snapped Saturday afternoon, falling 79-61 to a No. 8 ranked Owens.

Inside the Game

-OCCAC game, now 0-2 against Owens this season

- Final Score: Owens 79, Columbus State 61

- Record: Columbus State (5-11, 4-5 OCCAC), Owens (14-7, 8-1 OCCAC)

Key Points

- The Cougars out-rebounded the Express 46-39 and secured more second chance points (18-11).

- Foul trouble hurt Columbus State, with two players fouling out and Owens having 35 attempts at the line, making 24 of them.

Key Statistics

-Melia Walder led the team with 13 points, along with grabbing eight boards.

-Whitney Staggs achieved the game's lone double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds.

-Saraysia Nelson rounds out the double digit scorers with 10 points and six rebounds.

-Rahnia Price dished out a team-high six assists and scored nine points.

Up Next

The Cougars host Lakeland Community College on Wed, Jan. 30. Tip-off is at 5:30 p.m.