Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Charlotte 49ers' women open C-USA slate

The Charlotte 49ers' women's basketball team opens Conference USA play Wednesday with a game against Old Dominion at 7 p.m. in Halton Arena.

Coach Cara Consuegra's 49ers (6-7) are coming off a 78-57 victory against UNC Wilmington last Friday. The Monarchs (7-7) beat N.C. Central 68-44 on Sunday.

Senior point guard Ny Hammonds leads Charlotte at 11.6 points per game. She has 59 assists this season and is needs is two short of claiming fourth place on the school's all-time list. Forward Gabby Tyler's 7.2 rebounds per game also leads Charlotte.

Shae Kelley leads Old Dominion with 16.4 points and 10.7 rebounds per game.

The game will be broadcast on ESPN 730 AM. Charlotte's game against Tulane on Jan. 22 will also be on the radio.