Women's Basketball Drops Home Opener To Blazers

Danielle DeBerry led the Bucs with 16 points. Photo by Jason Roberts.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers dropped their home opener to the Valdosta State Blazers 67-58 at the Health & Sports Center on Saturday night.

The Bucs (0-2) tied the game at 56-56 on a three-pointer by Shanna Suttington with 4:55 to play, but the Blazers (2-0) scored 11 unanswered points, six by Brittany Ferguson, to go up 67-56 before Danielle DeBerry closed the game with a bucket at the buzzer.

DeBerry led the Bucs with 16 points, while Suttington had 13 and freshman Jackie Perez added 11. Bena Hanyard led all scorers with 20 points, including 15-of-16 from the line. Ferguson had 16, Sczeny Hartry added 14 and Maylissa Johnson had 12 points.

The Bucs host Concordia-St. Paul on Friday, Nov. 18 at 5:30 pm in the HSC.

Newspaper Box Score
Valdosta State vs Barry
11/12/11 7:00 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL

VALDOSTA STATE 67, BARRY 58

VALDOSTA STATE (2-0)
Bena Hanyard 2-6 15-16 20; Brittany Ferguson 6-12 4-6 16; Sczeny Hartry 4-8
4-4 14; Maylisa Johnson 6-7 0-0 12; Courtney Mitchell 1-5 1-2 3; Kaylee
Higginbotham 1-1 0-0 2; Jordan Waugh 0-0 0-0 0; Amber Bond 0-1 0-0 0; Brooke
Satterfield 0-1 0-0 0; Kourtnee Williams 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-41 24-28 67.

BARRY (0-2)
DeBERRY, Danielle 7-9 1-1 16; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 4-12 2-3 13; PEREZ, Jackie
3-7 2-3 11; HOWARD, Kaley 3-4 3-5 9; MITCHELL, Jen 1-5 3-3 5; ZAMORA,
Alexandria 1-3 0-1 2; HOUSTON, Yvonne 1-8 0-0 2; KEETON, Brooke 0-0 0-0 0;
LEWIS, Tasheema 0-0 0-0 0; EULE, Colette 0-1 0-0 0; FRONTINO, Amanda 0-1 0-0
0; LEHN, Glaucia 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-50 11-16 58.

Valdosta State................   40   27  -   67
Barry...............................   30   28  -   58

3-point goals--Valdosta State 3-8 (Sczeny Hartry 2-5; Bena Hanyard 1-1;
Courtney Mitchell 0-1; Amber Bond 0-1), Barry 7-22 (SUTTINGTON, Shanna 3-8;
PEREZ, Jackie 3-7; DeBERRY, Danielle 1-2; HOUSTON, Yvonne 0-2; MITCHELL, Jen
0-3). Fouled out--Valdosta State-None, Barry-None. Rebounds--Valdosta State
34 (Brittany Ferguson 9), Barry 19 (HOUSTON, Yvonne 4; HOWARD, Kaley 4).
Assists--Valdosta State 10 (Bena Hanyard 3; Maylisa Johnson 3), Barry 11
(SUTTINGTON, Shanna 5). Total fouls--Valdosta State 14, Barry 20. Technical
fouls--Valdosta State-None, Barry-ZAMORA, Alexandria. A-219. 

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