GW WBB defeats Coppin State 77-46
By: Cam Ventola
The GW Colonials (2-1) picked up their second win of the season with a dominant 77-46 victory over the Coppin State Eagles (0-3) Wednesday night.
Guard Keena Samuels of the Eagles led all scorers with 17 points despite shooting 5-18 overall, also chipping in 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Second on the Eagles was Forward Vanessa Neal who shot an efficient 5-12 to rack up 12 points to accompany 5 rebounds.
For the Colonials, Forward Caira Washington led the way with 16 points on 8-10 shooting, 9 rebounds (5 offensive, 4 defensive), 2 steals and a career-high 6 blocks. Junior Guard Camila Tapias impressed with her outside shot, going 2-5 from 3, totaling 10 points. Transfer Lexi Martins had a limited role, but that didn’t get her down as she grabbed 7 boards to go with her 8 points and a block.
Next up, the Colonials are on the road as they take on the Villanova Wildcats (1-1) this Sunday at 1 PM. WRGW Coverage will begin at 12:45 PM on gwradio.com