WBB: Balanced Attack Leads VU Past Tigers

Feb. 11, 2007


During Vanderbilt's current four-game winning streak, one common thing has been the Commodores getting off to a quick start. Sunday's game with Auburn was no different, as Vanderbilt scored the first 16 points of the game and held the Tigers scoreless for the first 7:02. The Commodores have scored at least the first nine points in each of their last four games -- including 16-0 starts against Arkansas and Auburn, as well as a 15-0 start against Alabama.
NEXT HOME GAME: February 18 vs. South Carolina

Box Score |  Quotes | Feedback

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Carla Thomas led a balanced Vanderbilt scoring effort with 15 points as the No. 14 Commodores beat Auburn 80-45 on Sunday.

Christina Wirth, Caroline Williams and Dee Davis each sank a 3-pointer early as Vanderbilt (21-4, 7-3 SEC) raced to a 16-0 lead.

Auburn (17-9, 4-6) committed seven turnovers before Tamela McCorvey put the Tigers on the board with a 3-pointer at the 12:56 mark.

Later in the first half, Commodores reserve center Liz Sherwood scored 10 straight points to extend the lead to 28-6. Vanderbilt led by as much as 39 points in the second half.

Vanderbilt shot 58.6 percent from the field one week after setting an NCAA single-game record by shooting 76.2 percent in a victory over Alabama. Auburn shot 33.3 percent.

DeWanna Bonner led the Tigers with 12 points.



Proud Sponsors of Commodore Athletics