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(New Orleans) The Lady Bleu Devils were outscored 34-19 by the Blazers in the first half and couldn't recover as they suffered their first loss of the regular season by the score of 67-61 at the Battlefield in Dent Hall.
Despite the poor start, Dillard (0-1, 0-0 GCAC) bounced back in the second half and outscored Belhaven 42-33, but it wasn't enough for the comeback.
Dillard's freshman post player Keona Favis finished with 11 points and five boards while team captain junior Brittany Smith also finished with 11 points and added four boards, four assists and four steals on the evening.
Belhaven's Ariel Wilson led the game with 24 points and also added four rebounds, two assists and one steal in 34 minutes of action. TaShayla Steede led the game with 15 rebounds and six points for Belhaven.
Freshman Julia Hendrieth contributed with nine points and seven rebounds for the Lady Bleu Devils.
The Lady Bleu Devils continue regular season play on Saturday, November 16 as they host Wiley College at 3:00 p.m. at the Battlefield in Dent Hall for Homecoming.
*Photo provided by A. Silverman