Women’s Basketball Extends Winning Streak

McKenna Cummins notched numbers in every stat category in Sunday's win.
McKenna Cummins notched numbers in every stat category in Sunday's win.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus State women's basketball team picked up their third straight conference win on Sunday evening against DII Cuyahoga Community College.

Inside the Game

-OCCAC game, 1st meeting for the 2018-19 season

- Final Score: Columbus State 73, Cuyahoga 69

-  Record: Columbus State (4-10, 3-4 OCCAC), Cuyahoga (8-9, 2-3 OCCAC)

Key Points

-The Cougars seized the lead two minutes into the first quarter and never relinquished it

-Columbus State led by as many as 15 points (1st quarter).

-The Cougars had a season-low 14 turnovers in the game.

Key Statistics

-Whitney Staggs led the Cougars with 21 points off of 10-for-16 shooting from the field.

-Melia Walder continued her hot streak with 14 points, a game-high seven steals, and six rebounds.

-McKenna Cummins had a breakout game notching numbers in every statistical category: 12 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field and going 4-for-6 at the line, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks.

-Saraysia Nelson rounded out the double-digit scoring with 12 points to go along with her five steals.

-Kayli Houmard had a career-best six points while Rahnia Price led the team with five assists.

Overall Statistical Leaders:

-Staggs currently leads the conference in rebounds per game (13.3).

-Staggs leads the team in points (16.5), rebounds (11.7), and steals (2.6).

Up Next:

The Cougars hit the road on Wed, Jan. 23 to take on the Hocking College Hawks. Tip-off is 5:30 p.m.