FLORENCE -- The University of North Alabama women's basketball team used a scoring run midway through the second half to pull away from Lambuth and rout the Eagles 87-61. The win was UNA's fifth in its last six outings,
The Lions held a slim 44-37 advantage at halftime after UNA shot 69 percent from the floor, hitting 18 of 26 shots. UNA then stayed hot in the second half, shooting 60 percent from the floor, and hitting 12 of 17 free throws in the final 20 minutes.
UNA's win avenged an 82-71 loss at Lambuth earlier in the season and gives the Lions a 17-13 overall record. The 17 wins is the most by a UNA women's basketball team since the 1999-2000 season.
Sanqueeta Meardith led UNA with 20 points in the win, while Dana Jackson had 16, Jameica York 15, Brianna Abrams 11 and Niala Harris 11.
Jenee Webb led Lambuth with 18.