Panther women fall on the road to Berry, 74-59

Camillia Carter (photo by Ben Breland)
Camillia Carter (photo by Ben Breland)

ROME, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern women's basketball team lost on the road Friday evening, falling to Berry 74-59 at the Cage Center in Rome, Ga.

The Panthers fell to 9-11 overall and 2-7 in the Southern Athletic Association; the Vikings moved to 15-5 overall and 7-2 in the SAA.

BSC would never lead in the game, falling behind 19-4 within the first five minutes thanks to the Vikings going 8-9 from the field during that time. Although the Panthers responded with six straight points to cut it back to 19-13, , and then cut it to six again later in the half, that was the closest they would come for the rest of the game. Berry led by 11, 37-26, at the half, and held a double-digit lead throughout the second half before winning 74-59.

Sophomore Camillia Carter led the Panthers with 10 points off the bench, and senior Kayla Ford led on the boards with seven rebounds. BSC struggled offensively, shooting 20-64 (31.2 percent) from the field, 2-13 (15.4 percent) from three-point range, and 9-18 (50 percent) at the free throw line.

The Vikings out-rebounded the Panthers 54-40, and Berry had four players in double digit scoring, led by Chanlir Segarra with 16.

BSC stays in Georgia for another conference game on Sunday, facing Oglethorpe at 1 p.m. Eastern in Atlanta.