Women's Basketball Falls to Mocs

Christina Thompson had 10 points in the Buccaneer loss. Photo by J.C. Ridley.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s basketball team dropped a 68-60 loss to the Florida Southern Mocs on Saturday afternoon in the Health & Sports Center.

The Bucs ran with the Mocs through the first five minutes of the game, tied 10-10 with 15:34 remaining. The Mocs would go on a 15-8 scoring run to take a 25-18 lead with 8:43 remaining in the first.

The Bucs cut the lead to one, 29-28, off a Mariessa Green layup, but would get outscored eight to three over the last four minutes to enter halftime down 37-31.

The Mocs held multiple leads throughout the second half, reaching as high as 12 twice. The Bucs cut it to four, 64-60, with :35 seconds remaining, but were unable to catch the Mocs. The Bucs would go on to lose 68-60.

For the Bucs, Greene scored her third double-double of the season, grabbing 11 boards and scoring 31 points. Christina Thompson chipped in with 10 points and Shanna Suttington had eight.

The Bucs return to action on Friday, Dec. 11 at home against Northwood at 6:00 pm.

Newspaper Box Score
Florida Southern vs Barry
12/05/09 2:00 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL


FLORIDA SOUTHERN 68, BARRY 60

FLORIDA SOUTHERN (6-1)
JOHNSON, Chelsea 7-9 4-4 21; HAWLEY, Michaela 9-14 1-2 19; DZIKAS, Megan
2-13 3-4 8; SPEAKER, Tanja 1-5 3-4 6; HOCHSTETLER, Alexis 1-1 3-6 5; BELL,
Deneen 1-3 2-2 4; WALSH, Danielle 1-2 1-2 3; THOMPSON, Krystian 1-4 0-0 2;
WILSON, Ashley 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-51 17-24 68.
BARRY (2-3)
GREENE, Mariesa 13-17 5-10 31; THOMPSON, Christina 4-15 0-0 10; SUTTINGTON,
Shanna 4-10 0-0 8; LOPEZ, Jennifer 2-6 0-0 6; AHLIN, Tilde 1-2 0-0 3;
TIJANI, Nadia 1-1 0-0 2; HOUSTON, Yvonne 0-3 0-0 0; MULLINGS, Alicia 0-1 0-0
0; LEWIS, Tasheema 0-0 0-0 0; HICKS, Adrienne 0-0 0-0 0; RIVERA, Anika 0-1
0-0 0; DUNCAN, Kisa 0-0 0-0 0; O'MALLEY, Tara 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-57 5-10
60.
Florida Southern.............. 37 31 - 68
Barry......................... 31 29 - 60
3-point goals--Florida Southern 5-17 (JOHNSON, Chelsea 3-4; DZIKAS, Megan
1-4; SPEAKER, Tanja 1-5; BELL, Deneen 0-1; WALSH, Danielle 0-1; THOMPSON,
Krystian 0-2), Barry 5-25 (LOPEZ, Jennifer 2-5; THOMPSON, Christina 2-10;
AHLIN, Tilde 1-2; HOUSTON, Yvonne 0-3; RIVERA, Anika 0-1; O'MALLEY, Tara
0-1; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 0-3). Fouled out--Florida Southern-None, Barry-None.
Rebounds--Florida Southern 30 (HAWLEY, Michaela 8), Barry 37 (GREENE,
Mariesa 11). Assists--Florida Southern 12 (DZIKAS, Megan 6), Barry 13
(THOMPSON, Christina 4; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 4). Total fouls--Florida Southern
14, Barry 21. Technical fouls--Florida Southern-None, Barry-None. A-247

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