WALTHAM, Mass. – The Brandeis University women's basketball team never led tonight as the Judges dropped a 72-42 University Athletic Association contest to visiting Emory University in Red Auerbach Arena. Brandeis falls to 7-11 overall and 3-5 in the UAA, while the Eagles improve to 14-5, 5-3 UAA.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Emory scored the game's first eight points and never trailed in the contest.
- They held Brandeis to a season-low in points (42) and field-goal percentage (23.6%, 13-55).
- Brandeis trailed, 21-10, after the first period, but looked to get back in the game by outscoring the Eagles, 17-14, in the second.
- The Judges were as cold as the weather shooting in the second half, hitting just 3-for-28 from the floor.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Sophomore Camila Casanueva (Santa Barbara, Calif./Dos Pueblos) was the only Brandeis player to score in double figures, scoring 10 points on 3-of-12 from the field and 4-of-4 from the line.
- Rookie forward Kerry Tanke (Manalapan, N.J./Manalapan) was the team's most effective shooter from the field, scoring nine points on 3-of-4 from the field with three free throws.
- Three Judges tied for team-high rebounding honors with four each: Tanke, junior guard Kat Puda (Whitinsville, Mass./Worcester Acad.), and rookie guard Maya Burris (San Francisco, Calif./Loomis Chaffee (Conn.) School).
- Emory had three players score in double digits, with 15 each for Erin Lindahl and Allison Chernow and 10 for Azzairia Jackson-Sherrod.
- The three players had as many field goals as the Brandeis tea, hitting 16-of-33, including 5-of-16 from 3-point range.
- Emory's Ashley Oldshue grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds, while Chernow had nine. The Eagles controlled the boards, 45-33.
- Chernow and Lindsey Tse each tied for game-high honors with six assists.
- The Judges host Rochester on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.
- Emory heads to NYU at the same time.