advertisement

Paul hits big shots in Columbia College win

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | 10:48 p.m. CST; updated 4:48 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008

COLUMBIA — After transferring from Connors State College in Oklahoma, Columbia College guard Keishell Paul had to sit out first semester.

The Cougars were happy to have her on the floor Tuesday night.

Paul made a fastbreak layup with less than a minute remaining in the game, and then made two free throws to seal an 83-81 comeback victory over the University of Illinois at Springfield.

“That’s my girl,” Columbia College forward Rachel Oswald said. “You can always count on her to make her layups, hit a free throw, or even hit a big three. You can always count on Keishell to do something great.”

Paul said she wasn’t nervous at the free throw line with the game hanging in the balance.

“I just relaxed and put it in,” Paul said.

Paul was one of four guards to score in double figures for the Cougars. Whitney Davis, Whitney Widaman, and Nancy Thornsberry all scored at least 10 points as well.

“We’re just having a lot of people contribute,” coach Mike Davis said, “With the defense we play the guards really have to key that.”


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements