Jan. 9, 2004
DAVIS, Calif. - Jessica Campbell recorded her second double-double of the season and UC Davis scored a season-high 95 points to defeat Cal State Stanislaus 95-72 in a California Collegiate Athletic Association women's basketball game Friday night at Recreation Hall.
With the win the Aggies improve to 8-3 on the season, 2-2 in CCAA while. The Warriors drop their third in the last four games and fall to 5-5, 2-3 in conference action.
UC Davis used an 11-0 run early in the contest to take a 12-4 lead in the opening five minutes. Campbell did much of the damage, scoring seven points and grabbing six rebounds in the stretch. UC Davis maintained the lead throughout the half thanks to its play on the low block. Going against Stanislaus' 6-foot-5 center Shavaki Jackson, the Aggies outscored the Warriors 24-12 in the paint.
After a slow start shooting, the Aggies finished the half at 47 percent. The Aggies final four points came from Jennifer Decuir, who finished the half with 10 as UC Davis entered halftime leading 40-32.
UC Davis began the second half by extending its lead to 15 in the first three minutes. Campbell scored the first four points to continue a strong first-half performance. Following that push, the Warriors didn't get closer than 15 the rest of the night.
With the Aggies leading 53-36 at the 15:12 mark, it became the Campbell and Kim Omer show. Over the next eight possessions, the duo combined form 22 UC Davis points, 11 by each player. The streak ended when Laura Thomas hit a three-pointer with 6:24 left, giving the Aggies a 78-52 lead.
Warrior center Aprile Powell, the teams leading scorer and rebounded, did not play until late in the contest, entering the game midway through the second half. Powell immediately made an impact, scoring six points in the first four minutes, but it was too little, too late as the lead was 73-50, Aggies.
The second half, however, belonged to the Aggies and Campbell. UC Davis shot a blistering 61.5 percent from the field over the final 20 minutes as Campbell scored 15 points, making all six shots and all three free throws.
"The last 25 minutes of the game was as well as we have played all season," said UC Davis head coach Sandy Simpson. "We worked on defensive rebounding all week and the kids responded. I'm very pleased with the way we played, we shot the ball well and controlled the boards for much of the game."
Campbell finished the night with a game-high 24 points and 11 rebounds, while Omer added 20 points and six assists. IN all four Aggies finished in double figures, with Ellen Porshneva adding 16 and Decuir finishing with 10. UC Davis continued its torrid pace at the free throw line, connecting on 28 of 34, marking the sixth straight game the Aggie shave been over 80 percent from the line.
The Warriors entered the game outrebounding their opponents by over 18 per game, but the Aggies neutralized that advantage and won the battle of the boards, 40-35.
Stanislaus was led by Jackson's 19 points and 17 rebounds, while Jacquelynn Packard finished with 13 points and seven boards. The Warriors shot 40 percent from the field and 70 percent from the foul line.
UC Davis continues its homestand on Saturday when it hosts Cal State Bakersfield. Gametime is set for 6 p.m. and kicks off Break The Record Night, UC Davis' annual attempt to set the all-time attendance record.
CAL STATE STANISLAUS (5-5, 2-3 CCAA)
Jacquelynn Packard 6-20 0-2 13, Lindsay Rice 4-9 2-2 11, Shavaki Jackson 8-16 3-4 19, Nadiya Aziz 2-5 0-0 5, Jackie Karp 4-9 0-0 10, Lindsay Levin 0-0 0-0 0, Aprile Powell 3-6 2-2 8, Kristina Stone 0-0 0-0 0, Alicia Coppola 2-8 0-0 6. Totals 29-73 7-10 72.
UC DAVIS (8-3, 3-2 CCAA)
Jackie Turpin 1-1 4-5 6, Jessica Campbell 10-15 3-3 24, Ellen Porshneva 5-12 6-7 16, Kim Omer 6-11 5-5 20, Jennifer Decuir 5-9 0-0 10, Kimberly Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Lara Gray 1-2 3-4 5, Andrea Turner 0-0 1-2 1, Anna Griffith 1-1 4-4 6, Laura Thomas 1-3 0-0 3, Lindsey Jones 1-2 2-4 4, Cecilia Boje 0-1 0-0 0, Julie Martin 0-0 0-0 0, Amy Glassman 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-58 28-34 95.
Halftime: UC Davis 40-32. Three-Point Field Goals: UC Davis 5-13 (Omer 3-5, Campbell 1-1, Thomas 1-3, Glassman 0-1, Decuir 0-3), CSUS 7-23 (Karp 2-5, Coppola 2-8, Rice 1-3, Aziz 1-3, Packard 1-4). Rebounds: UC Davis 40 (Campbell 11), CSUS 35 (Jackson 17). Assists: UC Davis 16 (Omer 6), CSUS 22 (Aziz/Coppola 5). Turnovers: UC Davis 20, CSUS 20. Fouls: UC Davis 15, CSUS 24. Fouled Out: Rice, Aziz. Att. 1019.