171119 UCC womenROSEBURG, Ore. – The Umpqua Community College women’s basketball team kicked off the season on a high note with a 114-41 blowout win over the Simpson University JV squad Sunday at the UCC gym.

The Riverhawks had five players score in double-digits with sophomores Merrily Jones and Dajanay Powell leading the way with 21 points apiece.

Bria Thames scored 17 points, Jordan Stotler 15, and Taylor Stricklin had 12. Stotler led the way on the boards with 13 rebounds.

UCC shot 57 percent from the field, including 9-of-19 (47%) from 3-point range.

The Riverhawks play next at the three-day Clackamas Tournament beginning Friday, Nov. 24.

(Photo courtesy UCC Athletics)

(posted 11/19/17)