Campbell's Career-High 27 Leads Mustangs to Record-Setting Day

Campbell's Career-High 27 Leads Mustangs to Record-Setting Day

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - Sophomore Denia Campbell scored a career-high 27 points and the Stevenson University women's basketball team set a single-game scoring record in Saturday's 92-51 win over Methodist in the first round of the Jean Edge Classic hosted by North Carolina Wesleyan.

  • Stevenson (1-2) scored the game's first five points but Methodist (1-1) took a 13-11 lead with 4:13 remaining in the first quarter.
  • A 7-0 run capped by a Hannah Crist three-pointer put the Mustangs up 18-13 at the 1:43 mark.
  • The Mustangs held a 19-13 lead after one quarter.

  • Methodist tied the game a minute into the frame on a Logan lee jumper.
  • A 13-2 run capped by a Kellie Johnson free throw put Stevenson up 35-23 with 5:12 remaining before intermission.
  • Stevenson extended his lead to 41-26 with just over two minutes to go on a pair of free throws by Brandi Hall.
  • A layup by Campbell 36 seconds before the break gave Stevenson a 43-28 lead heading into the locker room.

  • Stevenson continued to build on its lead, going up 56-35 at the 5:30 mark on a basket by Campbell.
  • The Mustangs took a 73-46 lead into the final frame following a pair of Campbell free throws with 15 seconds left.
  • Stevenson shot 70% in the quarter as it outscored Methodist 30-18.

  • The Mustang defense held the Monarchs to five points in the final frame, a pair of free throws and a three-pointer.
  • A layup by Laila Abdul-Rahman with 48 seconds to go gave Stevenson its 90th point, tying the single-game scoring record.
  • Savana Herndon scored with 17 seconds left to break the record and account for the 92-51 final.

  • Stevenson's previous scoring record of 90 points came against Polytechnic on January 17, 2005.
  • The 41-point margin of victory was the largest since a 76-31 win against Goucher last season.
  • Campbell finished 11-13 from the floor, including 2-3 behind the arc, and also had three assists and three steals.
  • Crist finished 8-11 from the floor and recorded 18 points, one shy of her career high, five assists and four rebounds.
  • Jonyae Curry filled the stat sheet with 11 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals, while Olivia Coleman added 10 points and seven rebounds.
  • Stevenson shot 48.7% overall and outrebounded Methodist 48-19.
  • The Monarchs shot 38% but had 25 turnovers to 13 for Stevenson as the Mustangs built a 32-9 lead in points off turnovers.

  • Stevenson faces host North Carolina Wesleyan on day two of the Jean Edge Classic on Sunday at 2 pm.