Takoma Park, MD- The Washington Adventist University women's basketball team defeated Trinity Washington University Thursday night by a final score of 91-37. The contest served as senior night for captains Olivia Turner & Emily Piazza.
The Lady Shock controlled the contest from the opening tip. The Lady Shock used a 25-0 run to open the contest and never looked back. At halftime the Shock led 59-20. The Shock forced 22 turnovers for the contest and knocked down 11 three pointers for the contest.
The Shock were led by senior captains Olivia Turner & Emily Piazza who each finished the contest with career and season highs. Turner finished the contest with a game high 30 points shooting 50% (3-6) from beyond the arc, 7 rebounds, and 4 steals. Emily Piazza posted a double double finishing with a career high 21 points, 10 assists, and 4 steals.
Both captains were apart of the 2015-2016 squad that earned the most wins in program history. With the win Thursday night the two seniors guided the 2016-17 squad to their second straight double digit win season in program history. The Lady Shock will await the USCAA selection show on Monday to see if they received a bid to the USCAA national tournament.