Women’s Basketball Drops Loss to Lorain County

Qiyje' January drained a game-high four three-pointers in Wednesday's game vs. Lorain County.
Qiyje' January drained a game-high four three-pointers in Wednesday's game vs. Lorain County.

ELYRIA, Ohio - The Columbus State women's basketball team dropped a conference loss to DIII Lorain County on Wednesday evening.

Inside the Game

-OCCAC game, now 1-1 against the Commodores this season

- Final Score: Lorain County 81, Columbus State 67

- Record: Columbus State (5-15, 4-9 OCCAC), Lorain County (12-14, 6-7 OCCAC)

Key Points

- Down by a single point at halftime, the Cougars couldn't overcome Lorain County's momentum in the third quarter.

- The Cougars bested the Commodores in 3-point percentage (26.9%-18.2%) and second chance points, scoring 16 points off of 21 offensive boards.

Key Statistics

- Whitney Staggs led the team in points (21) and led the game in rebounds (17) , resulting in her 15th career double-double.

- Qiyje' January stepped in and drained four three-pointers for 12 points, tying her career-best.  She also grabbed a team-high three steals.

-McKenna Cummins and Kayli combined for 15 rebounds while Saraysia Nelson dished out a team-high four assists.

Up Next

The Cougars host Bryant & Stratton College on Sat, Feb. 16. Tip-off is 1:00 p.m.