The Lady Govs earn the first four-game road winning streak under Head Coach Carrie Daniels with a 87-74 win Monday, February 3 against Southeast Missouri. The Lady Govs avenge a 75-64 loss the suffered at the hands of the Redhawks on Saturday, January 4 in the Dunn Center.
The Lady Govs started of the game quick and only surrendered the lead one the entire game, briefly before the half, and controlled the game for most of the second half. APSU was led by Tiasha Gray who scored 26 points off the bench as the Lady Govs improved to 6-4 in the Ohio Valley Conference. Another impressive shooting night helped the Lady Govs endure the runs put together by the Redhawks. On the night the Lady Govs shot 54% from the field and 43% from the three point line.
Three other Lady Govs joined Gray in double figures scoring. Sophomore Jennifer Nwokocha had 16 points to go along with nine rebounds, three assists and one block. Junior Kristen Stainback, who had two three pointers to start the second half, finished the game with 15 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal. Freshman Beth Rates, who was a perfect 6-6 from the field on the night, chipped in 12 points, nine rebounds and two assists.
With owning a tiebreaker with Tennessee Tech the Lady Govs now sit fourth in the standings in the OVC. If the tournament began today the Lady Govs would be the fourth seed and would have a first round bye. The Lady Govs will continue their three game road trip when they face off against Tennessee State Saturday, February 8 at 5:30 PM.