Women’s Basketball Falls to Webber International, 89-70

Women’s Basketball Falls to Webber International, 89-70

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BABSON Park, Fla. (February 1, 2020)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's basketball team (15-5, 9-3 TSC) fell to the Webber International Warriors (14-9, 8-5), 89-70, on Saturday afternoon.

The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for the Wildcats.

JWU was led offensively by junior Alexis McClain and sophomore Jordan McDuffie, who each registered 14 points in the contest. McClain shot 6-of-8 from the floor and was 2-of-7 from the free-throw line whiles grabbing four rebounds while McDuffie converted 6-of-13 attempts from the field, including a pair of treys. The native of White Plains, Maryland, also grabbed five rebounds and had a team-high five assists.

Junior Andrea Ferbee led JWU in rebounding, grabbing a seven boards to go along with eight points.

The Wildcats ended the afternoon shooting 36.6 percent from the floor (26-of-71) and was 4-of-12 from 3-point range (33.3 percent). WIU shot 34-of-70 from the field (48.6 percent) and converted 7-of-12 attempts from beyond the arc (58.3 percent). JWU held a 48-44 edge in rebounding with a 24-14 advantage on the offensive glass.

The Wildcats will travel to Thomasville, Georgia, to take on the Thomas Night Hawks on Thursday, February 6. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.

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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).

About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.


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