COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women's basketball team readies for the Oakwood University MLK Classic on Sunday, Jan. 19- Monday, Jan. 20. During the two-day event, The W will take on Washington Adventist University and the host school Oakwood University.
The W (4-12) is coming off a 62-43 victory over fellow USCAA-institution Judson College Tuesday night. Owls senior forward My'Neka Frazier had an amazing game with 30 points and 27 rebounds, a career-high for the McComb, Miss. native in both categories. She was assisted by W newcomer Rachael McGrew who recorded her first double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman guard Jasmine Shaw also had a good night with 10 points.
Washington Adventist (7-8) suffered a 73-67 loss during its last outing against Central Penn College on Wednesday. Jay Cain, a junior guard, led the Shock with 22 points while Amber Morman had a team-high 12 boards.
Oakwood (1-3) fell 75-41 versus Stillman College on Thursday. Alexis Boykin led the Ambassadors with 14 points.
Senior guard Autumn Taylor leads the Owls in scoring on the season. The Newton, Miss. native averages 14.2 points per game, 8.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 1.8 steals. Frazier averages 11.6 points per game with 12.6 rebounds.
The Owls will take on Washington Adventist on Sunday at 4 p.m. CST and Oakwood on Monday at 2 p.m. CST.