AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women's basketball team played Lander University for the annual Military Appreciation Day game on Saturday afternoon and lost a 93-76 Peach Belt Conference game in Christenberry Fieldhouse.
Augusta (4-15, 3-10 PBC)
Lander (15-5, 12-2 PBC)
With soldiers and military personnel from Fort Gordon and various armed forces groups in attendance, the Jaguars took on Lander for the first of two meetings. The Bearcats led 32-22 after the first 10-minute period, but Augusta bounced back and outscored LU 20-11 in the second. The Jaguars trailed 43-42 at halftime and Lander ran away with it in the second half.
Augusta freshman Asia Harrison had a team best 16 points, six assists, and three rebounds. AU senior Brianna Middleton scored 13 points with three boards and freshman Jaelyn Autman scored 11 for AU off the bench.
The Jaguars travel to Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 6 for another Peach Belt away contest at 5:30 p.m.
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