Clarksville, Ark.-The Lady Eagles shook off a dismal first half and outscored Texas Lutheran University 44-20 in the second half to earn a 63-43 American Southwest Conference win Wednesday.
Ozarks (3-5, 1-3 ASC) improved its shooting from 20 percent in the first half to 44 percent in the second half. Guards Jordana Andrews and Chelsea Glasscock along forward Taylor Farmer fueled the Lady Eagles in the second half with a combined 32 points. Trailing 23-19 at the half, Ozarks took the lead for good when Andrews completed a three-point play at the 16:41 mark of the second half. The Lady Eagles reeled off a 16-2 run to open the second half, and had a 35-25 lead with 12:40 remaining. A Glasscock three-pointer with 9:45 left put Ozarks ahead by 13 points. Jordyn Ferrell’s layup with six minutes to go gave the Lady Eagles a 55-37 advantage. Texas Lutheran (1-7, 0-4 ASC) shot 30 percent for the game.
Andrews had career highs in points (17), rebounds (4) and assists (4).
Glasscock added 14 points and Farmer and Ferrell finished with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Kindra Davis had a game-high 14 rebounds.