The Elizabeth City State University Lady Vikings extended their home win streak
to six games in an 82-66 win over Chowan University Tuesday night at the RL Vaughan
Celeste Trahan led the Lady Vikings with 24 points and a game high 13 rebounds while
Ashley Bowman and Tiffany Smith finished with 14 and 12 points, respectively. Deanna
Price rounded out the double figure scorers for ECSU contributing 10 points, 5 assists
and 7 steals. Price currently leads the nation in steals with an average of 5.1 per
The Lady Vikings led the entire game mainly because of their domination on the glass.
ECSU held a 27-12 offensive rebounding edge and was plus 17 (47-30) for the game.
Additionally their offensive rebounds led to 28 second chance points. The Lady Hawks
kept the game competitive by shooting 56% from behind the 3-point arc (9-16). Just
the opposite the Lady Vikings went 0-8 from downtown, just the second time this season
they failed to connect from behind the 3-point line.
Chowan (8-10) was paced by Lauryn Perry who came off the bench to score a game high
26 points. AJ O'Bannion and Alicia McMorris added 13 and 12 points, respectively.
The Lady Vikings (11-5) will return to action on Thursday, January 25th as they will
play host to Saint Paul's College. Game time is scheduled for 5:30pm at the RL Vaughan
Center. For more information on ECSU Athletics, visit www.ecsuvikings.com.
Photo by Kesha Williams/University Relations & Marketing