BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Freshman Chasity Gooch scored a career-high 19 points to lead Western Kentucky to a 69-54 win over Louisiana Tech Monday night before 814 fans at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Tech (2-6) lost for the third straight time as the Lady Techsters shot only 35 percent (21-60) from the field in the loss while committing 18 turnovers.
Whitney Jones led three players in double figures for the Lady Techsters with 13 points while Shantale Bramble-Donaldson added 12 points and 10 rebounds and Jasmine Bendolph added 11 points and four steals.
The 2012 regular season schedules for the “Jam at the Joe” participating teams:
RAYVILLE: Aug. 30, vs. Oak Grove, home; Sept. 7, vs. Ouachita Christian, home; Sept. 14, at Franklin Parish; Sept. 21, at Block; Sept. 28, at Bastrop; Oct. 5, vs. Madison, home; Oct. 12, at Farmerville; Oct. 19, vs. Ringgold, home; Oct. 26, vs. Monroe Richwood, home; Nov. 2, at Monroe Carroll.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Louisiana Tech went back and forth with the Thundering Herd in each set but the Lady Techsters could not close it out in a 3-0 (23-25, 20-25, 19-25) loss to Marshall Sunday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center.
Tech (6-10, 0-3 Conference USA) hit .133 for the match with 39 kills as a team, while Marshall (11-5, 2-1 C-USA) barely edged the Lady Techsters statistically with 42 kills and an even .200 attacking percentage.
The Thundering Herd had two players reach double digits in kills in the conference victory over Tech.