Augusta, GA- The Paine College Lady Lions will open up their 2010-2011 basketball season, Monday, November 15, 2010 as they travel to Denmark South Carolina to take on Voorhees College at 6:00 PM.
This season should be a new adventure, as Coach Willie Adams makes his debut as Head Women’s basketball coach, after coaching 14 seasons as assistant men’s basketball coach. Assisting Adams will be Kisha Lucette and Alfred Beard.
Returning to the line-up for the Lady Lions include one senior, guard Shanee’ Butler, one junior, forward Brittany Pevey, four sophomores: guards Jasmine Faulkner and Skkyiesha Bing, forward/guard Antionette McPhail, and forward, Michelle Brown. The Lady Lions have five newcomers: freshman guards, Hint Denson and Baiesha Johnson, freshman center, Tyra Jackson, and two transfer guards, junior Kiara Farley and senior Alice Holmes. Senior Terria Davis will be sitting out to nurse an injury for the first part of the season.
The Lady Lions closed out the 2009-2010 season with a loss in the SIAC basketball tournament, falling to Stillman College 50-65, and ending with a 6-20 overall record, 5-17 SIAC conference record.
The Lady Lions will open conference play, Saturday November 20, 2010 as they travel to Orangeburg, SC to take on Claflin University. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:00 PM.
Pictured: 12-Sophomore Jasmine Faulkner (Left) and 32- Sophomore Antionette McPhail (Right)
Photo Courtesy of Oscar Daniel Photography