Sunday, February 7, 2016

Edward Waters Dawkins Joins 1000 Point Club In Rout Of Morris

Kyeshia Dawkins
Courtesy: GCAC Media Relations

JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Edward Waters junior guard Kyeshia Dawkins entered Saturday's home non-conference game against Morris College needing just seven points to join the prestigious 1000 Point Club. Instead, the Columbia, South Carolina native led all scorers with 23 points as the Lady Tigers dominated their former Eastern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Rivals, 83-53. Dawkins became just the fourth Lady Tiger in school history to achieve 1000 career points, joining former Lady Tiger stars Latrika Allen, Ruth Waters, & Ebony Presha.

Edward Waters (16-6, 3-4 GCAC) was dominant in every nearly phase of the as all but one Lady Tiger scored in the contest. EWC held the Lady Hornets (6-8) to just 28% shooting from the floor and forced 25 Morris turnovers. The Lady Tigers shot 42% from the floor and hit 78% of their free throws en route to the 30 point victory. EWC had two others in double figures along with Dawkins as freshman guard Jermisha Collins (Bradenton, Florida) finished with 17 points and nine rebounds. Junior guard Bianca Thornton (Miami, Florida) finished with 16 points in just over thirty minutes of action. Tomeka Harris, Lakil Mason, & Leondra King led the Morris efforts with nine points apiece.

The Lady Tigers continue their home stand this Wednesday night as they will host the Lady Hornets of Concordia College-Alabama in a non-conference matchup at 6pm inside the Adams-Jenkins Community Sports & Music Center.


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