Averett University’s women’s basketball team dropped its 2019-20 season opener against Emory & Henry College by the final of 71-60 on the road Friday evening.
Emory & Henry (1-0) benefitted from a 17-9 opening quarter run which played a factor late in the decision.
Averett (0-1) evened the Wasps 15-15 apiece in the second quarter and outscore Emory & Henry 18-14 in the third quarter, however the Wasps held on for the 71-60 victory.
No individual stats or details were immediately available.
The Cougars return to action at 7 p.m. Tuesday when they host the University of Lynchburg.
—Special to the Register & Bee