BUFFALO, N.Y. - Nov. 5 - The Erie Community College women's basketball team opened the 2011-12 season with a 71-37 win over CCAC South Saturday at the Flickinger Atheltic Center. The Kats got 18 points and nine steals from sophomore guard Mercedezes Ephraim (Cleveland, Ohio/Maple Heights).
Sophomore forward Jasmine Ball (Buffalo/Bennett) and freshman forward Paige Hennings (Cheektowaga, N.Y./Cleveland Hill) each added 11 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore forward Bianca Dennis (Cleveland, Ohio/Maple Heights) added nine points and 11 rebounds.
Powered by three three-point field goals, Ephraim scored 13 of her points in the first half as ECC built a 41-19 lead.
ECC will now play Potomac State (W.Va.) in the Garrett (Md.) College Tournament Nov. 12.