Evan Carpenter, Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Communications
WILSON, N.C. – The Chowan Women’s Basketball team struggled from the floor in a 63-38 loss to the top-ranked Barton in Conference Carolinas action on Tuesday evening.
Brianna Copeland paced the Hawks (2-5, 2-5) with nine points. Monique Jones recorded eight points and 13 rebounds. Kyani Moore tallied eight points and seven rebounds.
Chowan could not find their shooting stroke in the opening 10 minutes of play going 0-19 from the floor and 0-2 from the stripe as Barton (7-1, 7-1) took advantage to lead 21-0.
Brianna Copeland was able to find the bottom of the net 1:09 into the quarter knocking down a three-pointer for the first points of the game for the Hawks. Monique Jones notched a jumper and Keibra Hopkins hit a layup for a small offensive spurt.
Monique Jones and Brianna Copeland tallied a bucket to finish off the scoring in the opening half to trail Barton 35-11 at the intermission.
Monique Jones tallied a bucket before another cold spell hit the Hawks. Brianna Copeland notched a pair of layups as Barton led 44-17.
Tyaysia Sharpe knocked down a triple along with a free throw by Kaylah Henderson to trail 52-21 at the end of the quarter.
Monique Jones and Kaylah Henderson scored a basket each early to spark the offense for the Hawks. Henderson and Emaree Hinton tallied a bucket to trail 55-29 midway through the quarter.
Kyani Moore scored the next eight points for the Hawks posting back-to-back jumpers and a pair of layups. Jazmine Davis finished off the contest with a point from the stripe.
Chowan is scheduled to travel to Central, S.C. to take on Southern Wesleyan in a Conference Carolinas weekend series. Tip-off for Friday is scheduled for 5 p.m.