SMU Defeats Abilene Christian, 74-57, in Exhibition Play

Go smu!
Go smu!

Go smu!

DALLAS (SMU) --- Janielle Dodds went for 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Mustangs defeated the Abilene Christian Wildcats, 74-57, at Moody Coliseum Thursday. Shonte Roberts tallied 15 for the Mustangs, including a perfect 5-of-5 at the free throw line. SMU outscored the Wildcats 50-34 in the second half after holding a one-point halftime lead. The Mustangs pulled away with a 19-4 run that started on a three-pointer by Juli Colli with 14:59 remaining. Roberts hit for eight points during the run and Kendall Shead added four.

The SMU defense cam up with 17 steals on the night. Shead topped all players with five. Sarah Davis had four picks to go along with six points and four rebounds. Shead also had five assists to tie Joslyn Greenard for the team lead. The Mustangs had 17 assists on 25 field goals in the game.

SMU out rebounded the Wildcats 46-33, topped by Dodds? 11. Brittany Barker, Roberts, and Sharee Shepherd each had five boards.

This was the final Mustangs? exhibition as they open the season at home Friday Nov. 19 versus Sam Houston State at 6 p.m. The men follow as part of a double-header, facing UT-Tyler at 8:30 p.m.

Newspaper Box Score

Abilene Christian vs SMU

11/11/04 7:05 p.m. at Dallas, Texas

At Dallas, Texas (Moody Coliseum)

SMU 74, ABILENE CHRISTIAN 57

ABILENE CHRISTIAN

Boles, Jamie 6-13 7-8 20; Robeson, Kristal 4-8 1-2 11; Barbee, Kierstan 1-5 4-5 6; Harner, Jaymie 2-3 0-0 6; Riles, Stephanie 2-7 0-0 4; King, Ashley 1-8 1-2 3; Doyle, Meredith 1-4 1-2 3; Barr, Ashlee 1-3 0-0 2; Hammond, Haley 0-2 2-2 2; Guiton, Alex 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 18-55 16-21 57.

SMU-WOMEN

Dodds, Janielle 8-15 5-9 21; Roberts, Shonte 5-8 5-5 15; Colli, Juli 2-10 4-6 9; Shead, Kendall 2-6 4-4 8; Cobb, Katy 2-4 2-3 6; Davis, Sarah 3-9 0-0 6; Shepherd, Sharee 1-3 2-4 4; Greenard, Joslyn 1-1 1-2 3; Barker, Brittany 1-2 0-3 2. Totals 25-58 23-36 74.

Abilene Christian............. 23 34 - 57

SMU-Women..................... 24 50 - 74

3-point goals-Abilene Christian 5-22 (Harner, Jaymie 2-3; Robeson, Kristal 2-6; Boles, Jamie 1-1; King, Ashley 0-5; Doyle, Meredith 0-2; Barr, Ashlee 0-1; Guiton, Alex 0-1; Barbee, Kierstan 0-3), SMU-Women 1-11 (Colli, Juli 1-7; Shead, Kendall 0-1; Davis, Sarah 0-3). Fouled out?Abilene Christian-None, SMU-Women-None. Rebounds-Abilene Christian 36 (Boles, Jamie 9), SMU-Women 52 (Dodds, Janielle 11). Assists-Abilene Christian 4 (Riles, Stephanie 1; Harner, Jaymie 1; King, Ashley 1; Doyle, Meredith 1), SMU-Women 17 (Shead, Kendall 5; Greenard, Joslyn 5). Total fouls-Abilene Christian 26, SMU-Women 19.