TEXAS STATE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL 2016-17 NONCONFERENCE SEASON REVIEW

Texas State opened the 2016-17 campaign at SMU. Despite a 12-point performance from Toshua Leavitt, the Bobcats fell by a 64-56 margin.
Whitney Apari led TXST to a 67-50 win over Incarnate Word with a career-high 16 points.
Toshua Leavitt dropped a season-high 16 points, which included four 3-pointers, to push the Bobcats past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 57-50.
Texas Southern defeated the Bobcats by a 66-53 final.
Texas State defeated Houston 61-56 behind a career day from Amber Jones. The redshirt junior forward set career highs in points (15), field goals made (6).
Texas State fell 72-47 at UTSA. Taeler Deer scored 12 points and came away with a career-high five steals.

THE BOBCATS FELL AT NO. 3 BAYLOR

Taeler Deer led the Bobcats in scoring with 10 points, marking her fourth double-digit scoring game of the season.
Freshmen guards Bailey and Brooke Holle earned their first collegiate starts against the Lady Bears.
Texas State suffered a 65-51 setback to St. Edward's.

Taeler Deer's season-high 24 point performance would not be enough to lift the Bobcats past Prairie View A&M as the Panthers used a fourth quarter rally to close out a 64-60 win.

Texas State defeated Sam Houston State 69-46

Taeler Deer scored a team-high 15 points to lead the Bobcats in scoring for the sixth time.

Texas State set 30 team and individual season highs against Sam Houston State.

TEAM HIGHS: 69 PTS, 28 FGM, 69 FGA, 25 3-PT FGA, 1.00 FT Pct. (8 of 8), 44 REB, 22 AST, 36 PTS in the paint, 28 PTS off turnovers

INDIVIDUAL HIGHS: Kiani Lurry: 3 REB; Zandra Emanuel: 1 STL; McKinley Bostad: 11 FGA, 6 3-point FGA, 7 REB, 3 STL; Ericka May: 3 AST; Ti'Aira Pitts: 11 PTS, 5 FGM, 8 FGA, 62.5 FG Pct., 6 REB, 2 STL; Taeler Deer: 3 FTM, 6 AST; Whitney Apari: 4 REB; Kaitlin Walla: 3 AST; Amber Jones: 2 AST, 2 STL; De'Jionae Calloway: 6 PTS, 3 FGM

Redshirt senior and career 1,000-point scorer Erin Peoples made her season debut at North Texas after missing all of last season and the first 10 games on 2016-17 with an injury.

Texas State closed the nonconference portion of its schedule with a 59-58 win at North Texas.

Texas State finished its nonconference slate 5-6, including 3-2 at home. Taeler Deer led the Bobcats in scoring at 9.3 points per game, while Ericka May was the top rebounder at 5.1 per outing.

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