2001-02 Women's Basketball News

February 26, 2002
ASU Falls to Clayton State in Peach Belt Championships
COLUMBUS, GA. - Catreia Shaw recorded the game’s only double double scoring 16 points and pulling down 14 rebounds as Clayton State (13-14) held off a late Augusta State (10-17) rally for a 68-65 win in the opening round of the 2002 Peach Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.

February 23, 2002
#21 Lady Pacers Defeat ASU for Sixth-Straight Time
Augusta, GA—Katie Lawrence’s return to Augusta State spoiled Senior Night for the Lady Jaguars (10-16, 5-14). The junior guard transferred to USC Aiken last January and Saturday night she poured in a game-high 21 points and team-high six rebounds in 37 minutes as the Lady Pacers (22-4, 16-3) defeated ASU 72-57 in the final Peach Belt Conference regular season game.

February 20, 2002
UNF Can't Catch Lady Jaguars
JACKSONVILLE, FL--Augusta State University (10-15, 5-13)had an answer for every run the University of North Florida threw at it in a 72-66 Peach Belt Conference win at UNF Arena.

February 16, 2002
Women Lose 11th Straight to FMU
Florence, SC—Francis Marion (16-8, 12-5) used a 14-2 fast break points advantage and scored 21 points off of 16 ASU turnovers to defeat the Lady Jags 80-58 Saturday afternoon.

February 13, 2002
Women Fall in Second Half to KSU
Augusta, GA—A five-point halftime lead was not a large enough cushion for the Lady Jaguars (9-14, 4-12) as Peach Belt South Division leaders Kennesaw State (15-7, 11-4) outscored them 47-31 in the second half to earn the 71-60 win Wednesday night.

February 11, 2002
Lady Jags Win Second Straight on the Road
Spartanburg, SC—A dominant second half performance lifted the Augusta State women’s hoops team (9-13, 4-11) past USC Spartanburg (6-16, 4-11) 65-59 Monday night to win their second straight PBC North road game. The game was rescheduled from the January 2nd snowstorm.

February 9, 2002
Career Night For Wideman Lifts Lady Jags
Greenwood, SC—In a battle at the bottom of the Peach Belt North it was the ASU Lady Jaguars leaving Lander in the dust with an 83-62 win, spoiling the Lady Senators Homecoming. Sophomore guard Ernesia Wideman had a career-night with 22 points on 5-of-6 from the field and 11-of-12 from the free throw line.

February 6, 2002
UNCP Hot Shooting Beats Lady Jags
Augusta, GA-UNC Pembroke (15-6, 9-5) had four players with 12 or more points as they defeated the Lady Jaguars (7-13, 2-11) 78-68 Wednesday night. The Lady Braves had the hot hand, shooting 53.3 percent from the field as their defense held ASU to 35.6 (26-for-73).

February 2, 2002
Lady Jags Roll Past Lady Rifles
Augusta, GA—The Lady Jaguars (7-12, 2-10) had an offensive outburst in the first half, leading 41-19 at half, and went on to break their four-game losing skid with a 66-46 win over USC Spartanburg (5-14, 3-9) Saturday night in front of and excited Homecoming crowd.

January 30, 2002
Lady Jags Fall at Buzzer to AASU
Augusta, GA--Down by one with two seconds to play, Armstrong Atlantic (7-11, 5-6) called a time-out and drew up a play that worked to perfection. Lexie Martin nailed a jumper at the buzzer to give the Lady Pirates the 70-69 win over ASU (6-12, 1-10) Wednesday night.

January 28, 2002
Lady Jags Shooting Woes Continue
Morrow, GA-It took five minutes for either team to score in Saturday night's Peach Belt game as Clayton College & State (7-10, 3-7) won 68-60 over ASU women's basketball team (6-11, 1-9). ASU's first field goal was a three-pointer by Donna Hanson at the 12:11 mark.

January 23, 2002
Lady Jags Drop Second in a Row to CSU
Columbus, GA—Augusta State women’s basketball team (6-10, 1-8) lost their second straight Peach Belt game Wednesday night at Columbus State, last season’s PBC champs, 85-66. The Lady Jaguars lost the first game of the season series to the Lady Cougars 79-73 on January 7.

January 19, 2002
ASU Outdone in Second Half Against Francis Marion
Augusta, GA-After owning a three-point halftime lead, the Augusta State Lady Jaguars were outscored 30-20 in the second half to lose to Francis Marion (9-5, 5-2) 59-52 in a Peach Belt North Division game Saturday night. The Lady Jags (6-9, 1-7) finished a busy week by going 2-1.

January 16, 2002
Women Earn First PBC Win With Victory Over Lander
Augusta, GA- The ASU women's basketball team took the lead at 13-11 in the first half and never looked back on the way to their 57-47 victory over Lander (2-11, 1-6) Wednesday night, the Lady Jags' (6-8, 1-6) first Peach Belt Conference win of the season.

January 14, 2002
Lady Jags Break Streak At City Classic
The Lady Jaguars finally ended their seven game losing streak by finding their lucky number Monday night-13. In their 13th game of the season, ASU (5-8, 0-6 PBC) jumped out to an early 13-0 and never looked back on the way to a 78-53 victory against cross-town rival Paine College (4-7, 1-4 SIAC) in the annual "City Classic" at the ASU Athletic Complex.

January 12, 2002
ASU Women Lose Another Close One at UNCP
Pembroke, NC—The ASU women’s basketball team have lost their last three games by a total of 14 points, including Saturday night’s 77-74 loss at UNC Pembroke (10-4, 4-3) in Peach Belt Conference action. The loss drops the Lady Jags to 4-8 overall and 0-6 in the PBC.

January 9, 2002
ASU Women Continue Slump
After putting together an impressive four game winning streak in November, the Lady Jaguars have struggled, losing their sixth straight game 86-81 at Kennesaw State University (7-5, 3-2) Wednesday night in a North-South Peach Belt dual.

January 7, 2002
Lady Jags Push CSU to the Limit
Augusta, GA - The Lady Jaguars (4-6, 0-4) fell to CSU despite being up by two at halftime and having all five starters reach double-figures. The Columbus State Lady Cougars (10-3, 3-0) outscored ASU 49-41 in the second half and handed the Lady Jags their fifth straight loss, 79-73.

January 5, 2002
Lady Jags Struggle After Month-Long Break
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA – Augusta State University split a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with Georgia College & State University Saturday night in the Centennial Center. The GC&SU Lady Bobcats (5-6, 1-2 PBC) snapped a two game slide with an 87-63 victory over the Lady Jaguars (4-5, 0-3 PBC), while the Jaguars (7-2, 3-0 PBC) remain perfect in PBC play with a 77-73 overtime victory over the Bobcats (7-4, 2-2 PBC).

December 5, 2001
Lady Jags Lose to UNF in PBC Home Opener
Augusta, GA - Augusta State's women’s basketball team (4-4, 0-2) continued to struggle in Peach Belt Conference play as they drop their PBC home opener to North Florida (4-2, 2-0) 64-57 Wednesday night. Skye Barber poured in 22 points and six rebounds for the Lady Ospreys.

December 1, 2001
ASU Splits With USC Aiken
Aiken, SC -- - In their first Peach Belt Conference games of the season, the Augusta State men's and women's basketball teams split with arch rival USC Aiken Saturday night.

November 24, 2001
USC-Aiken, Augusta State Win Big in Courtyard Classic
Augusta, GA - The Lady Pacers of USC-Aiken and the Lady Jaguars of Augusta State continued their winning ways, each scoring big in the ASU Courtyard Classic. USC-Aiken beat Lees-McRae College 93-69 and ASU beat Allen University 75-35.

November 23, 2001
ASU Topples Lees McRae 89-60
Augusta, GA - The Augusta State Lady Jaguars started their Courtyard Classic Tournament off with a bang Friday night as they toppled Lees-McRae College 89-60. The win moves ASU to 2-1 on the season while Lees-McRae falls to 0-3.

November 17, 2001
Lady Jags Begin Season 1-1
Aiken, SC - The Lady Jaguars began their 2001-2002 basketball season on a down note, but rebounded with a rout-going performance the following day.

October 12, 2001
USC Aiken Picked to Win Peach Belt Women’s Basketball Crown
AUGUSTA, GA. - The USC Aiken Lady Pacers received nine of 12 first-place votes and are the preseason favorite to win the 2001-02 Peach Belt Championship according to the preseason coaches’ poll, which was released on Friday.