Gallery: FAU Women’s Basketball defeats UAB Yesterday

The FAU Women’s Basketball team took on the UAB Blazers on Thursday evening, Jan 8. FAU won by ten points (66-56) leaving them 8-5 overall and 2-0 in conference play.  Their next game is Saturday Jan 10 at 5pm in The Burrow at Florida Atlantic University.


Owl’s guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) attempts a jump shot in the first half of play on Thursday night against the UAB Blazers. Max Jackson | Photo Editor
Owl’s guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) attempts a jump shot in the first half of play on Thursday night against the UAB Blazers.


FAU guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) looks for room under the basket while Chelsee Black (21) attempts to block her.Max Jackson | Photo Editor
FAU guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) looks for room under the basket while Chelsee Black (21) attempts to block her.


Owl’s guard Shaneese Bailey (2) stares down Blazer Lauren McGraw (5) before making a play in the first half.  Bailey lead the Owls with 29 points on the day.Max Jackson | Photo Editor
Owl’s guard Shaneese Bailey (2) stares down Blazer Lauren McGraw (5) before making a play in the first half. Bailey lead the Owls with 29 points on the day.


Blazer’s forward Janae Smith (25) jumps to block a layup from Owl’s forward Ali Gorrell (22) in the second half. Max Jackson | Photo Editor
Blazer’s forward Janae Smith (25) jumps to block a layup from Owl’s forward Ali Gorrell (22) in the second half.


UAB forward Kayla Anderson (23) grabs a rebound in the second half while FAU guard Morgan Robinson (10) attempts to gain possession.  Max Jackson | Photo Editor
UAB forward Kayla Anderson (23) grabs a rebound in the second half while FAU guard Morgan Robinson (10) attempts to gain possession.


 Owl’s guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) dribbles around UAB guard Chelsee Black (21) in the second half.  Dotson shot for five points on Thursday night. Max Jackson | Photo Editor
Owl’s guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) dribbles around UAB guard Chelsee Black (21) in the second half. Dotson shot for five points on Thursday night.


FAU students scream for t-shirts during a pause in play of FAU Women’s Basketballs matchup against UAB. Max Jackson | Photo Editor
FAU students scream for t-shirts during a pause in play of FAU Women’s Basketballs matchup against UAB.


Shaneese Bailey (2) gives former FAU president Mary-Jane Saunders a hug after the Owl’s ten point victory against UAB (66-56).Max Jackson | Photo Editor
Shaneese Bailey (2) gives former FAU president Mary-Jane Saunders a hug after the Owl’s ten point victory against UAB (66-56).


Owl’s forward, Melinda Myers (50) gets in low under the basket for an attempt to score. Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
Owl’s forward, Melinda Myers (50) gets in low under the basket for an attempt to score.


FAU guard, Shaneese Bailey (2) jumps up to catch a lobbed pass to her down low. Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
FAU guard, Shaneese Bailey (2) jumps up to catch a lobbed pass to her down low.


 FAU guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) shoots straight over two of the opposing UAB players.Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
FAU guard, Aaliyah Dotson (1) shoots straight over two of the opposing UAB players.


Owl’s guard, Ali Gorell (23) drives the ball to the hoop while attempting to shake off UAB defenders. Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
Owl’s guard, Ali Gorell (23) drives the ball to the hoop while attempting to shake off UAB defenders.


FAU guard, Shaneese Bailey (2) with a quick close range jumpshot over defenders. Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
FAU guard, Shaneese Bailey (2) with a quick close range jumpshot over defenders.


The FAU Cheerleaders helped to cheer the Owls to a ten point victory (66-56) over UAB. Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
The FAU Cheerleaders helped to cheer the Owls to a ten point victory (66-56) over UAB.


FAU forward, Sasha Cedeno  (15) brings the ball down the court at a rapid pace. Tim Murphy | Web Photo Editor
FAU forward, Sasha Cedeno (15) brings the ball down the court at a rapid pace.


Freshman guard Malia Kency attempts to rid herself of a UAB defender.Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor
Freshman guard Malia Kency attempts to rid herself of a UAB defender.


Head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay looks on. Her team is now 8-5 on the season and 2-0 in Conference USA. Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor
Head coach Kellie Lewis-Jay looks on. Her team is now 8-5 on the season and 2-0 in Conference USA.


FAU point guard Aaliyah Dotson shoots a contested shot over an UAB defender. Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor
FAU point guard Aaliyah Dotson shoots a contested shot over an UAB defender.


FAU radio personality Aaron Shapiro speaks to a small child.Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor
FAU radio personality Aaron Shapiro asks, “How many different kind of flowers do you know?”


Alison Gorrell slides her feet while playing perimeter defense. The Wyoming transfer scored ten points on 4-for-7 shooting. Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor
Alison Gorrell slides her feet while playing perimeter defense. The Wyoming transfer scored ten points on 4-for-7 shooting.


Shaneese Bailey lays in a basket. The sophomore guard scored 29 points in a 66-56 win over UAB. Mohammed F Emran | Web Editor
Shaneese Bailey lays in a basket. The sophomore guard scored 29 points in a 66-56 win over UAB.