Hendrix Spoils Eagles Home-Opener

Hailey Ostrander scored 20 points in a loss against Hendrix College.

University of the Ozarks 73, Hendrix College 63
Records: University of the Ozarks (0-2), Hendrix College (1-0)
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
Clarksville, Arkansas | Mabee Gymansium

The Eagles led 16-11 after the first quarter and trailed by only one point at halftime, but couldn't regain the lead in the third or fourth quarter falling to Hendrix 73-63 Tuesday night. The Eagles made a strong run early in the fourth quarter, trimming the deficit to 52-49 behind a three-pointer from Savannah Kate Smith and a jumper by Zhajani Wright. But the Eagles would score just two points over the next four minutes as Hendrix built a 63-51 lead with less than five minutes to play. The Eagles led the entire first and second quarter until Jayla King drilled a jumper as the buzzer sounded to give Hendrix a 29-28 halftime advantage. The Eagles shot 40 percent from the field and 58 percent from the free throw line. Hendrix hit 44 percent from the floor and 70 percent from the free throw line. Hailey Ostrander scored 20 points to lead the Eagles. Vinessa Daniel had 31 points, including 18 in the final quarter.

Scoring - Hailey Ostrander (20)
Rebounding - Delanei Stephens (13)
Assists - Savannah Kate Smith (4)

Vinessa Daniels scored 18 points in the fourth quarter for Hendrix keeping the Eagles from a comeback.

Hailey Ostrander poured in 20 points to lead the Eagles in scoring.
Delanei Stephens pulled down 13 rebounds.

Hailey Ostrander, Kamryn McKinney, Cassie Emerson, Delanei Stephens, Savannah Kate Smith

The Eagles will travel to Memphis for a game against Rhodes College November 15.