UTSA women fall to Rice

Freshman guard Mikayla Woods led the Roadrunners with 30 points. UTSA fell to Rice 74-62 Saturday at UTSA in CUSA women's basketball. - photo by Joe Alexander
Freshman guard Mikayla Woods led the Roadrunners with 30 points. UTSA fell to Rice 74-62 Saturday at UTSA in CUSA women’s basketball. – photo by Joe Alexander
Conference USA-leading Rice beat UTSA 74-62 in women’s basketball on Saturday at the UTSA Convocation Center.

UTSA started strong defensively and led 20-15 in the second quarter. Rice took over the game with an 18-6 run to finish the first half with a seven-point lead.

Freshman guard Mikayla Woods led UTSA with 30 points and Charlene Mass had 10. UTSA fell to 2-5 in CUSA and 6-12 overall.

Rice is 8-0 and 13-6. Erica Ogwumike led Rice with 30 points and 11 rebounds.

Trinity beats TLU for third-straight win

Ben Hanley scored 18 points to lead Trinity past Texas Lutheran. - photo by Joe Alexander
Ben Hanley scored 18 points to lead Trinity past Texas Lutheran. – photo by Joe Alexander
Ben Hanley scored 18 points and Luke Stuart had 16 as Trinity beat Texas Lutheran 87-79 in men’s basketball on Friday at Trinity.

Ben Canady had 12 points for the Tigers. Stephen Molina led the Trinity bench with 10 points.

Sebastian Andrade led TLU with 18 points, Caleb Lister had 16 points and 12 rebounds and Jorden Kite had 15 points.

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UTSA guard Karrington Donald photo gallery

Karrington Donald leads the UTSA women's basketball team with 22 3-pointers made through the first 13 games of the season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Karrington Donald leads UTSA with 22 3-pointers made through the first 13 games of the season.
Karrington Donald leads the UTSA women’s basketball team in 3-point shooting (22-of-58 for 37.9 percent).

The 5-foot-7 guard from Humble, Texas, has played in all 13 UTSA games so far this season, starting 11. She averages 9.4 points per game.

Karrington Donald helps UTSA women rally past Florida International

Karrington Donald hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead UTSA past Florida International on Saturday at UTSA. - photo by Joe Alexander
Karrington Donald hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead UTSA.
Karrington Donald scored 18 points and UTSA surged in the second half to beat Florida International 60-45 in women’s basketball on Saturday at the UTSA Convocation Center.

It was the first Conference USA victory for the Roadrunners (1-1 in C-USA, 5-8 overall).

Donald was 4-of-10 from 3-point range. UTSA, which struggled on offense in the first half, outscored FIU 25-13 in the third quarter to take a 41-34 lead.

Mikayla Woods and Charlene Mass had 11 points each for the Roadrunners, who had only eight players in uniform.

UTSA guard Charlene Mass photo gallery

 UTSA freshman guard Charlene Mass playing against Sam Houston State at the UTSA Convocation Center on Dec. 8. - photo by Joe Alexander

Charlene Mass playing against Sam Houston State at the UTSA Convocation Center on Dec. 8.
Charlene Mass has started eight of the first 11 games of the 2019-20 season for the UTSA women’s basketball team.

The Roadrunners open Conference USA play at home on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the UTSA Convocation Center against Florida Atlantic. UTSA follows that with a Saturday 2 p.m. conference game against Florida International.

Mass is a 5-foot-7 freshman guard from Converse and Veterans Memorial High School.