SDSU Women's Basketball Win on Road at Saint Mary's, 83-60
Nov. 17, 2007
MORAGA, Calif. - The San Diego State women's basketball team had five players score in double-figures in a 83-60 victory over Saint Mary's Saturday afternoon in Moraga, Calif. SDSU is now 2-0 for the first time since the 1992-93 season, while the Gaels fell to 2-2.
Five players reached double-figures in scoring for the Aztecs, who jumped out to a 46-29 lead at the half.
Sophomore Jené Morris (San Francisco, Calif.) led the way with a game-high 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting, including 2-of-3 behind the 3-point arc.
Redshirt freshman Allison Duffy (Lakeside, Calif.), playing in her second career game, had 13 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for her first double-double. Senior Shanna Demus (Palmdale, Calif.) had 13 points and three steals, while sophomore Quenese Davis (Sacramento, Calif.) chipped in with 12 points, five rebounds, five steals and three assists in just 24 minutes. Senior Shannon Clay (Inglewood, Calif.) added 10 points off the bench.
SDSU started out the game on an 11-2 run on a layup by Davis with 17:46 remaining in the first half. Saint Mary's made a late run and got to within nine with 3:24 left, but an 11-4 run, capped by a LaSandra Dixon (Azusa, Calif.) layup late in the first period, gave the Aztecs the 46-29 lead at the break.
The Gaels never got closer than 12 in the second half, as San Diego State won its second road game of the season for the first time since it won four away from Montezuma Mesa in the 2003-04 campaign.
Saint Mary's was led by Jontelle Smith, who scored 12 points on 4-of-10 shooting, while Louella Tomlinson had 11 points and four blocks.
San Diego State opens its home portion of its schedule Tuesday against Southern Utah. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.