Lancers fall 64-45 to visiting Eagles

Published 8:22 pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Longwood University’s women’s basketball team held strong in the first half Saturday afternoon against visiting Eastern Michigan University, but the Eagles pulled away in the second half for a 64-45 victory that dropped the Lancers to 1-6 on the season. Longwood trailed only 26-24 at halftime before the second-half surge from the Eagles (6-2) sent them to their third straight win. The Lancers, despite suffering their fourth straight loss, had some standouts, as junior guard/forward Dayna Rouse, pictured above, scored a game-high 17 points to go with nine rebounds and two blocks. Longwood sophomore guard/forward Mallory Odell added 10 points and eight rebounds. The Lancers face East Carolina University on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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