Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns women's basketball team dropped their Sun Belt Conference opener on Saturday, falling to the FAU Owls, 66-52.

FAU led it at half, 33-26, and never looked back, en route to the 14-point victory.

The Owls were able to out-shoot UL from the field, 43%-34%, and were also able to out-rebound the Cajuns by a 42-31 count.

Senior guard Teri Stamps led the way for FAU, with a game-high 18 points.

Junior forward Olivia Nino paced the Cajuns in a losing cause, with 10 points, while Michelle Brunker and Krystal Motley added nine points apiece.

With the victory, FAU improved to 7-6 overall, and 2-0 in Sun Belt Conference play, while Louisiana dropped to 5-8 overall, and 0-1 in league play.

UL point guard Nicole Morris

 

The game box score is courtesy of Yahoo Sports!

 

FAU 66,  UL 52

Preview - Box Score - Recap
1 2 Total
FAU 33 33 66 Final
UL
26 26 52
FAU
Name Min FG 3Pt FT Off Reb Ast TO Stl Blk PF Pts
A. Goins 26 4-9 0-0 4-4 3 6 0 3 1 0 2 12
T. Brooks 28 1-3 0-0 3-4 0 8 4 3 3 0 0 5
K. Smith 28 1-1 1-1 0-0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 3
C. Miller 26 5-13 0-0 0-1 4 10 2 3 1 1 0 10
T. Stamps 25 7-9 3-4 1-3 0 3 1 5 2 0 0 18
K. Proctor 6 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0
L. Dempsey 17 2-6 2-4 3-4 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 9
M. Byczkowski 11 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 2
D. Scott 10 0-1 0-0 1-2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 1
V. Penate 11 1-3 0-2 2-4 0 1 0 4 1 0 1 4
V. Dennis 12 1-6 0-0 0-0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Totals 200 23-54 6-11 14-22 15 42 9 23 9 2 6 66
Percentages: .426 .545 .636 Team Rebounds: 2
UL
Name Min FG 3Pt FT Off Reb Ast TO Stl Blk PF Pts
J. West 30 3-7 1-2 0-0 0 4 0 1 1 1 1 7
L. Beaty 19 3-6 1-2 0-0 0 2 0 3 2 0 2 7
M. Brunker 30 4-8 1-2 0-0 3 6 3 2 1 0 2 9
K. Motley 30 4-15 1-8 0-0 3 4 4 3 3 0 5 9
N. Morris 30 1-7 1-6 0-0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 3
R. Brown 17 2-6 0-1 0-2 2 4 4 3 4 0 3 4
B. Arceneaux 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
O. Nino 15 4-9 1-3 1-2 1 4 0 4 1 0 1 10
M. Whittaker 7 1-4 1-3 0-0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 3
B. Schambough 8 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
B. Davis 9 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0
Totals 200 22-65 7-30 1-4 14 31 16 21 13 1 17 52
Percentages: .338 .233 .250 Team Rebounds: 4
Game Info
Technical Fouls: None
Attendance: 237
Officials: Darci Doll, Robert Fessier, Marlin Ramsey