Air Force Falls At San Diego State
Jan. 7, 2009
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Using a 15-0 start to the game, San Diego State defeated the Air Force women's basketball team,79-28, in the conference-opener for both teams Wednesday night at Cox Arena. The loss dropped Air Force to 4-10, 0-1, while the Aztecs improved to 10-3, 1-0.
Against a stifling full-court, match-up defense, the Falcons were held to 10 points in the first half as San Diego State raced out to a 38-10 halftime lead. Things were just as tough in the second half, where the Falcons were held to 18 points. Air Force made just eight field goals in the game and shot 19 percent from the field.
Four Aztecs reached double-figures in scoring. Jene Morris led the way with 16 points, while Paris Johnson scored 13, Quenese Davis 12 and Gabrielle Clark 12.
Air Force was led by junior Kathleen Schjodt, who scored eight points on 5-of-5 shooting from the free throw line. Raimee Beck added six rebounds and Brooke Cultra five boards. Air Force did shoot well at the free-throw line, making all nine attempts.
The Falcons return to action Saturday, Jan. 10, hosting New Mexico. Tip off is slated for 2 p.m. Mtn.