JAMESTOWN, N.D. (JimmieAthletics.com) – The Jimmie women improved to 9-2 on the season with a pair of wins in Florida over the Thanksgiving break.
#9 Jamestown 57, Florida Memorial 50
McKayla Orr (SR/Ypsilanti, ND) scored 14 points and the ninth-ranked Jimmie women’s basketball team overcame a 31.7 percent shooting performance in defeating Florida Memorial University 57-50 Friday afternoon.
Bryn Woodside (SR/Albert Lea, MN) added 13 points and four assists and Paige Emmel (SR/Bismarck, ND) finished with 13 points and nine rebounds as Jamestown improved to 7-2 overall.
The Jimmies led 35-24 at the half behind Woodside’s 11 points while making 13 of 31 shots from the floor. UJ held FMU to 25 percent shooting overall and 33.3% percent from beyond the arc.
In the second half, Jamestown suffered through 6 of 29 shooting and made only 2 of 14 three-point attempts. Fortunately for the Jimmies, the team made 8 of 11 free throws while not allowing the Lions to get to the line in the final 20 minutes.
Marina Nowak (JR/Rogers, MN) came off the bench to score four points and grab nine rebounds for UJ.
Abreona Cabell and Victoria Jones led FMU (4-3) with 11 points each.
#9 Jamestown 73, #RV Keiser 43
Jenna Doyle (JR/Princeton, MN) scored a career-high 15 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for her first career-double double, helping the ninth-ranked Jimmie women’s basketball team to a 73-43 win over Keiser (Fla.) University Saturday afternoon.
Jamestown led 22-2 after the first ten minutes as they scored the final 20 points of the quarter. The Seahawks went scoreless for a stretch of eight minutes, forty seconds, missing 13 straight shots.
Paige Emmel (SR/Bismarck, ND) had a game-high 18 points for the Jimmies, who improved to 8-2. While Jamestown had only two players in double figures, 11 Jimmies finished with three or more points.
Emma Stoehr (FR/Woodbury, MN) passed out four assists while Bryn Woodside (SR/Albert Lea, MN) and McKayla Orr (SR/Ypsilanti, ND) each had three. Jory Mullen (JR/Pierre, SD), Allison Jablonsky(SO/Blaine, MN), and Marina Nowak (JR/Rogers, MN) all grabbed five rebounds.
The Jimmies shot 41.9 percent in the game while holding Keiser to 24.6 percent shooting. Jamestown outrebounded the Seahawks 58-24 and had a 20-7 edge in offensive rebounds. UJ turned the ball over 21 times compared to Keiser’s 12.
Kyrah James and Donivan Dyson led Keiser (4-5) with 10 points. James, Jhanai Felix, and Kelsi Ash all had four rebounds.
Next up for Jamestown is a 6:00 p.m. home game Tuesday against Concordia-Moorhead.
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