Clarksville, Ark.-Junior forward Jenna Corbell (Ashdown, AR) set a new single game school record by grabbing 25 rebounds in the Lady Eagles (3-5, 0-0) 70-65 double overtime loss to the Hendrix Lady Warriors on Monday night.
The previous record of 23 was set in 1989 by Leona Hubbard Scott. Corbell needed two additional rebounds to set a new American Southwest Conference record. Corbell, 5-10, continues to lead the conference in scoring (21.8) and rebounding (12.4 rpg). She also leads the team in steals (19) and three-pointers (13). Corbell has recorded a double-double in each game this season. The Lady Eagles held a 38-27 halftime lead, but a poor second half shooting performance allowed Hendrix to make a comeback. Ozarks shot just twelve percent from the field and were outscored 26-15 in the second half. The Lady Eagles looked to have the game in their control after leading 61-58 with 1:10 left in the first overtime, but Hendrix nailed a three-pointer to tie the game and force the second overtime. Hendrix then outscored Ozarks 9-4 in the second overtime to seal the win. Corbell led Ozarks with 19 points. Senior guard Kristy Watts of Waldron had 16 points and junior guard Rachael Marble of Altus contributed 11 points. The Lady Eagles travel to Siloam Springs on Thursday, January 2 to play John Brown University at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Eagles and the Eagles then play a two-game home stretch against Howard Payne on January 4 and Sul Ross State on January 6.