Walder's Career-Best Offense Not Enough in Saturday's Loss

Melia Walder attains a career-best 20 points in Saturday's loss to Bryant & Stratton.
Melia Walder attains a career-best 20 points in Saturday's loss to Bryant & Stratton.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus State women's basketball team fell to newcomers Bryant & Stratton on Saturday afternoon in the Delaware Hall Athletic Center.

Inside the Game

-Non-Conference (B&S is a probationary member of the conference) game

- Final Score: Bryant & Stratton 79, Columbus State 67

- Record: Columbus State (5-16, 4-9 OCCAC), Bryant & Stratton (3-17)

Key Points

- The Cougars bested the Bobcats in total rebounds (52-46), points off turnovers (13-10), and second chance points (17-7).

- The Bobcats topped Columbus State offensively across the board, including shooting 94.7% from the line (18-19).

Key Statistics

- Melia Walder led the team with a career-best 20 points to go along with her ten boards.

- Whitney Staggs achieved her 16th career double-double with 17 points and a game-high 16 rebounds.

- Tezzaeria Christian and Saraysia Nelson scored 12 and 11 points respectively. Nelson also dished out a team-high four assists.

- McKenna Cummins grabbed 11 rebounds along with 2 steals and a block.

Up Next

The Cougars host Lakeland Community College on Mon, Feb. 18. Tip-off is 5:00 p.m.