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Morehead women post big win over SIU Edwardsville, 75-69

Elston and Kirkwood lead the Eagles
Posted at 12:39 AM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 00:39:01-05

MOREHEAD, Ky. — The Morehead State women received a couple of incredible individual performances that paced the way to a 75-69 win over SIU Edwardsville on Thursday night.

Jazzmyn Elston came off the bench and scored a career-high 21 points while playing 22 minutes. The junior hit 6-of-12 shots from the field including four behind the three point line. Meantime, freshman, Ariel Kirkwood blocked a career-best nine shots while also coming up with a career-high five steals. The Milwaukee native now has 39 blocks on the season which moves her past Brooke Todd's freshman record of 33 set back in the 2014-'15 season.

Morehead State improves its season mark to 6-9 overall and is now 2-1 in league play.

Next up, the Eagles close out their four-game homestand as they welcome Eastern Illinois to Johnson Arena on Saturday for a 1:00 p.m. ET tip.