Lady Raiders Use Balance in First WinNovember 6, 2001 · MT Media Relations
McClinic made 3-of-6 from behind the three-point line and was the only Lady Raider in double figures, as 12 MT players got in the scoring column.
The Lady Raiders jumped out to a 43-32 halftime advantage after shooting 53 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes. MT made 8-of-17 three-point attempts in the contest.
Senior Jessica McClure was the only Lady Raider who failed to score in the contest, but she and Paula Penttila both handed out a game-high five assists, as MT totaled 20 assists in the game. Freshman Eboni Kirby grabbed a team-high six rebounds and added six points.
Every Lady Raider played in the contest except senior Jamie Thomatis, who sat out the game due to a violation of team rules.
Middle Tennessee plays its final exhibition contest Sunday at 3 p.m. against West Alabama at the Murphy Center. The Lady Raiders open the regular season Friday, November 16, at Tennessee State.
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