Shareka McNeill's 27 Points Leads Lady Panthers to Win


by Panthers Sports Informations Department

11/6/2017 | Women's Basketball

Virginia Union University's Shareka McNeill, playing in her first collegiate game, scored 27 points to lead the Lady Panthers to a 100-79 exhibition win over Louisburg College on Monday, November 6, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va.

McNeil, a true freshman from Charlotte, N.C., hit 11 of 22 shots from the field while also collecting four steals.

VUU's Rachael Pecota played strong also, scoring 24 points grabbing a team-high 15 rebounds.

Virginia Union's Alexis Johnson also pulled down 14 rebounds in the win.

VUU opens the 2017-18 regular season when the Lady Panthers travel to Millersville, Pa., to face Edinboro University on the first day of the Millersville Conference Challenge at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 11.