Rams Suffer 116-58 Loss at Dayton

Photo Credit: Alan Hubbard
Photo Credit: Alan Hubbard

Rhode Island Starters
Lassiter, Colome, Ross, Streeter, Jorgensen

Dayton Starters
Harris, Burdette, Cannatelli, Layfield, Scaife

How it Happened
Dayton's Jayla Scaife poured in 35 points leading the Flyers to a 116-58 victory over Rhode Island Thursday night.

Two 3-pointers from Abby Streeter at 7:45 put Rhody up 6-4, but a 8-0 run by the Flyers gave Dayton a steady lead. Back-to-back buckets by Marta Vargas cut the Dayton lead to 14-13 with 3:42 remaining in the period. However a 16-5 run put the Flyers up 30-18 after the first quarter.

Dayton extended its lead in the second, sinking eight 3-pointers to go into the break up 64-29. 

The Flyers dominated the rest of the way as they cruised their way to the program-record 116 point victory.

Inside the Box Score

  • Sophomore Nicole Jorgensen led the Rams with 14 points, seven rebounds, and two assists.
  • Freshman Marta Vargas added 13 points, three rebounds, and three assist in 23 minutes off the bench.
    Freshman Abby Streeter scored 11 points, going 3-of-5 from the 3-point line.
  • The Flyers scored 18 points off of 17 Rhody turnovers.
  • Rhode Island's bench outscored Dayton's 30-9. The Flyers dressed just seven players for the game.
  • Dayton held the advantage in points in the paint, scoring 32 to Rhode Island's 28.

Stat of the Game

116 - The 116 points by Dayton were the most points given up by Rhode Island since a 119-83 loss to Providence on Dec. 9, 1986. 

Up Next
The Rams continue their road stint facing Davidson Sunday afternoon. Tip is set for 2 p.m.