Lady Eagles Pick Up 20th Win of the Season

All nine of the Lady Eagles who played on Friday night scored at least 3 points a piece as MSJC picked up their 20th win of the season 95-39 against visiting College of the Desert.

Five Lady Eagles reached double figures led by Tiffany Smith's 26 points and 9 rebounds. Danielle Smith added 17 and 7 assists while Autumn Spikes scored 12 and pulled in a game high 10 rebounds. Nicole Villalobos also had a double double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Daniela Murrieta came off the bench to add 10 for MSJC who held a 45-25 halftime lead.

MSJC blew the game open at the start of the second half as they did not allow a COD field goal until there was just 5:26 left in the game. The win improved MSJC's record to 20-4 overall on the season and 9-1 in Foothill Conference action. This is the fourth season in a row that the Lady Eagle have had at least 20 victories.

MSJC is back in action on Wednesday when they travel to Rio Hondo for a 5 pm game. The Lady Eagles return home on Friday when they host second place Antelope Valley also at 5 pm. Both games can be heard on the Eagle Radio Network at AM 1620 or on the internet at msjc.edu.

(02/05/2010 San Jacinto, CA)
Mt. San Jacinto College Women's Autum Jenkins (#20) reaches out for loose ball. MSJC beat College of the Desert College 84-68.  (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)