Santa Clara Pulls Away In Second Half For 90-42 Victory Over Aggies

Ellen Porshneva had 12 points in Sunday's contest at Santa Clara. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 
Ellen Porshneva had 12 points in Sunday's contest at Santa Clara. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 

Dec. 5, 2004

Box Score

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Michelle Cozad scored a game-high 15 points and the Broncos held the Aggies to 10 second-half points as Santa Clara posted a 90-42 non-conference win over UC Davis Sunday afternoon at the Leavey Center.

With the loss the Aggies fall to 2-4 on the season while the Broncos improve to 3-3.

Santa Clara led the entire contest, and pushed open its first double-digit lead midway through the first half, when a Huss three made it 23-12 just under the 12 minute mark. UC Davis reduced that lead to three just three minutes later, as Jessica Campbell scored eight points to spark a 12-2 Aggie run. Santa Clara kept making shots and pushed the lead back to double digits in the final three minutes. A Tori Markey jumper with 11 seconds remaining sent the teams into the locker room with SCU holding a 47-32 advantage.

The Aggies only made four baskets in 30 attempts after intermission, including 0-9 from long range as the Broncos pulled ahead. A Chandice Cronk jumper made it 56-36 with 14:26 remaining. UC Davis went almost six minutes without a point, before Porshneva's score ended the drought. The Broncos made it a 40-point lead on a basket by Huss with seven minutes remaining.

Campbell scored all 12 of her points in the first half to lead UC Davis. Ellen Porshneva also finished with 12 points and Lara Gray posted a game-high eight rebounds for the Aggies.

Cozad led all scorers with 15 points and Tracey Walker added 14 to lead 12 Broncos in the scoring column. As a team, Santa Clara bettered 54 percent from the field, and added a .478 clip from three-point range, posting 11 treys. The squad also posted season bests in two categories, dishing out 20 assists and nabbing 10 steals.

UC Davis is next in action on Tuesday when it travels to face San Jose State at 5 p.m.

 

 

UC DAVIS (2-4)
Lindsay Jones 1-3 0-0 2, Laura Thomas 0-2 0-0 0, Kimberly Smith 0-7 0-2 0, Lara Gray 2-11 2-2 6, Jackie Turpin 2-5 2-2 6, Ashleigh Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Rachel Berman 0-3 2-2 2, Christina Perricone 1-4 0-0 2, Amy Glassman 0-3 0-0 0, Jessica Campbell 5-10 1-2 12, Ellen Porshneva 6-13 0-0 12, Lucci Lautza 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-61 7-10 42.

SANTA CLARA (3-3)
Ashley Gonnerman 3-6 0-0 6, Chandice Cronk 4-6 0-0 9, Ashley Graham 3-6 0-1 8, Quinn Thomas 1-4 0-0 2, Yasemin Kimyacioglu 3-4 0-0 9, Michelle Cozad 5-10 1-2 15, Tracey Walker 7-10 0-0 14, Lauren Michalski 0-0 0-0 0, Tori Markey 3-6 1-2 7, Kasey Monteith 3-6 0-0 6, Anna Martin 1-4 0-0 1, Kayla Huss 4-6 0-0 9, Sara Majors 1-2 1-2 3. Totals 38-70 3-7 90.

Halftime: SCU 47-32.Three-Point Field Goals: UC Davis 1-14 (Campbell 1-2, Porshneva 0-1, Berman 0-1, Jones 0-1, Thomas 0-2, Glassman 0-3, Smith 0-4), SCU 11-23 (Cozad 4-7, Kimyacioglu 3-3, Graham 2-2, Cronk 1-3, Huss 1-3, Martin 0-1, Walker 0-2, Thomas 0-2). Rebounds: UC Davis 28 (Gray 8), SCU 50 (Cronk/Monteith 7). Assists: UC Davis 7 (Smith 3) , SCU 20 (Graham/Markey/Huss 3). Turnovers: UC Davis 21, SCU 19. Fouls: UC Davis 8, SCU 14. Fouled Out: None. Att.: 544.