Evans top scorer, but Tech women lose

By Kyle Lovern

November 7, 2013

BLUEFIELD, W. Va. - The WVU Tech women’s basketball team dropped a 75-48 contest to Bluefield College (Va.) Tuesday evening.

This loss drops the Golden Bears record to 0-2 while the Rams improve to 1-1.

Freshman Elizabeth Evans led the team with 12 points grabbing two boards and two assists. Junior Nia Nolan follwed Evans with nine points while dishing out four assists and pulling down two rebounds.

Evans played her high school basketball at Tug Valley. She was the Williamson Daily News female Player of the Year her senior season. She first attended Concord, but transferred to WVU Tech for this season.

The Golden Bears also saw contributions from juniors Roche Wimberly and Dee Hawkins with seven points a piece. Senior Tracee Mitchell also put down six points.

Tech went 19-for-65 (29.2 percent) from the field, 3-for-24 (12.5 percent) at the three-point line and 7-for-18 (38.9 percent) from the free throw line.

Definsively, WVU Tech was able to force 14 turnovers thanks in part to eight steals. Bluefield connected on 45.5 percent (25-for-55) of its field goal attempts while forcing 13 Tech turnovers.

WVU Tech will return to action November 19 when they travel to Marietta, Ga. to face Southern Tech University (Ga.). Tip-off set for 2:00 p.m.