Toreros Suffer First Loss of the Season to Eastern Washington
USDTOREROS.COM Dominique Conners.
Dominique Conners.

Nov. 17, 2011

Box Score

CHENEY, Wash. - Senior guard Dominique Conners scored a season-high 20 points, and Amy Kameadded in 15 points, but it wasn't enough as the University of San Diego women's basketball (1-1) team dropped a 68-57 non-conference decision to Eastern Washington University (2-1) Thursday evening at Reese Court.

Conners scored her team-best 20 points on 8-for-17 shooting from the field, while recording two steals and nine rebounds. Kame was the only other Torero in double figures, as she recorded her 15 points on 5-for-16 shooting form the field, while pulling down six rebounds. As a team, USD shot .362 from the field, and out rebounded the home team 42-34.

Eastern scored the first seven points of the game, but a Kame free throw sparked a 10-6 Toreros run that sw three different San Diego players score at lease one point, and pulled San Diego back to within three at 13-10 with 13:58 to go. EWU would then respond with a 10-3 which gave them their first double-digit lead of the game at 23-13 with 9:44 to in the first half.

After Eastern pushed its lead to 11 at 27-16, a Felicia Wijenberglay-up ignited a 8-1 Torero run that was bookended on a pair of Kame free throws to pull the Toreros back to within four at 28-24 with 1:24 to go, but the Eagles managed to score the final bucket of the half to go into the break up 30-24.

In the second half, the Eagles managed to push their lead back up to double digits and took their biggest lead of the game at 45-32 with 14:51 to go. Then with the Eagles leading 48-38, a Kameron Knutsonlay-up sparked a 14-5 Torero run that pulled San Diego back to within striking distance at 50-46 with 8:47 to go. USD would eventually manage to tie the game up at 52-all on a Knutson lay-up with 6:14 to go, but the Eagles then closed out the final six minutes of the game on a 15-3 run to take home the victory.



San Diego will return to action on Saturday, as they travel to Seattle to take on Seattle University in a 12:15 p.m. non-conference game.


Video Thumbnail
Men's Basketball Season Tickets
Starting as Low as $99

Video Thumbnail
Butler Preview
Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler

Video Thumbnail
CSUN Preview
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN

Video Thumbnail
USC Preview
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC

Video Thumbnail
Davidson Preview
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game

Video Thumbnail
San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic

Video Thumbnail
Nevada Preview
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend

Video Thumbnail
USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops

Video Thumbnail
Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

Video Thumbnail
Stetson Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far

Video Thumbnail
WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day

Video Thumbnail
Warner Recap
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win

Video Thumbnail
Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

Video Thumbnail
Torero Community Service

USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego

Video Thumbnail
Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

Video Thumbnail
Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

Video Thumbnail
Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

Video Thumbnail
LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

Video Thumbnail
ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

Video Thumbnail
Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

Video Thumbnail
Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

Video Thumbnail
CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

Video Thumbnail
Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

Video Thumbnail
SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

Video Thumbnail
WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

Video Thumbnail
2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

Video Thumbnail
Volleyball Tournament Preview

A preview of the USD Tournament
Video Thumbnail
Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
Video Thumbnail
Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
Video Thumbnail
2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.


  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

West Coast Conference USD
» «