COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus State women's basketball team (4-8, 1-2 OCCAC) secured their fourth win of the season in a 65-point victory over Lorain County Community College (1-11). The Cougars shot an efficient 51.1% (46-of-90), their second highest field goal percentage of the season. Additionally, Columbus State grabbed 61 rebounds to Lorain's 26 and converted 23 offensive boards to 31 put-backs.
Hunter Kershaw and National Player of the Week Carli Codner-Pinto each scored 24 points. Kershaw had her second double-double of the season with 16 rebounds while Codner-Pinto just missed one with a career-high nine assists. The sophomore guard went 9-for-13 from the field, 4-for-6 from the three-point line, and a 2-for-2 from the line.
Keyvona Davis collected her second double-double of the season with 21 points and 16 rebounds while Antishay Rahim had 14 points, 12 rebounds and a career-best four steals. Allyse Rutter totaled eight points, ten rebounds, and six assists along with not committing a single turnover in 31 minutes of play.
The Commodores were plagued by turnovers, committing 19 throughout the game. The Cougars held Lorain County to a 22.4 field goal percentage and an 11.1% three-point percentage.
The Cougars break for the holiday and return to practice the week of Jan. 2. The first contest of the New Year is scheduled for Wed, Jan. 11 at home against Lakeland Community College.