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Tech Women Defeat Appalachian State, 68-45

Nov. 27, 2005

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ATLANTA – Senior Kasha Terry and junior Stephanie Higgs each scored 13 points as Georgia Tech improved to 4-0 on the season with a 68-45 victory against Appalachian State (1-2) Sunday afternoon at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

Terry converted on 6-of-6 from the field and pulled down three rebounds while Higgs converted on five shots from the field while pulling down six rebounds and recording three steals on the afternoon. Also joining Terry and Higgs in double figures in the scoring column was sophomore Chioma Nnamaka, who scored 10 points and went 3-for-4 from beyond the three-point arc while pulling down a team-high seven rebounds.

Tech carried a 36-22 lead into the locker room at halftime, and outscored the Mountaineers, 32-23 in the second half, scoring 15 points off 16 Appalachian State turnovers in the frame. The Yellow Jackets outrebounded the Mountaineers, 47-30, in the game.

Kentrina Wilson came off the bench to record a game-high seven rebounds, while point guard Jill Ingram had eight points and four assists for the Jackets.

The Jackets took a 7-0 lead to begin the game and never trailed in the contest, as Higgs paced Tech with nine points and sophomore Chioma Nnamaka had a team-high five rebounds in the first half. Tech shot over 46 percent from the field for the half while outrebounding the Mountaineers, 27-13. Yellow Jacket senior Kasha Terry had eight points in the first 20 minutes, converting on 4-of-4 from the field, while Atlanta native Jocelyn Wyatt was one of four Appalachian State players with four points to lead the Moutaineers in the half.

Wyatt and freshman Whitney Ketner led the Mountaineers with nine points in the game.

Georgia Tech will return to action Wednesday at 6 p.m. when they travel across town to take on the Georgia State Panthers at the GSU Sports Arena. The game will be broadcast on the Georgia Tech ISP Network, 91.1 FM in Atlanta, and online at www.wrek.org, with Richard Musterer calling the play-by-play. Livestats for the game will also be available at www.ramblinwreck.com.

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