LAURINBURG, N.C.—Senior guard Karen Foggie’s (Charlotte, N.C.) game-high 17 points including her 1000th career point in the first half led St. Andrews Presbyterian College to a 64-51 Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference women’s basketball victory over Coker College on Wednesday night in Harris Court.
The Lady Knights, who are ranked nationally in NCAA Division II in three different defensive stat categories released on Tuesday, improved to 10-2 overall. With the win, SAPC holds a half game lead in the CVAC standings with a 7-1 conference record. The Cobras fell to 3-12 overall and 1-7 in the CVAC.
The Knights, who improved to 6-0 at home this season, are ranked No. 8 nationally in defensive field goal percentage (33.9%), No. 19 nationally in rebounding margin (+8.3 rebounds/game), and No. 31 nationally in defensive scoring (allowing 55.6 pts/game).
After scoring St. Andrews’ first four points, Foggie hit a baseline jumper on a senior Ashley Mitchell (Washington, D.C.) inbounds pass with 9:27 left in the first half to record her 1,000th career point at SAPC and give the Lady Knights a 21-12 lead. Foggie extended the
Coker pulled to within seven points three different times in the second half but
Foggie finished with 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting along with seven rebounds and three assists. Junior Jessy Perkins (
Freshman Henna Koponen (
St. Andrews will go for five straight CVAC wins when they visit league rival