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Eastern Florida Women's Basketball Falls to Chipola in Tournament Opener
Nov. 7, 2013 - Eastern Florida State College's women's basketball team dropped a 93-34 decision to nationally fourth-ranked and host Chipola College on Thursday's first day of the girlsbasketballreport.com Classic in Marianna, FL.
The loss dropped Eastern Florida to 1-2. Chipola is 1-0.
Jessica Doyle led Eastern Florida with 13 points, going four-for-five from the free throw line. Rhaven Kemp added nine points and Rachelle Aupont six points and five rebounds.
Chipola led 49-16 at halftime.
"They are a great team," Eastern Florida head coach Jim Grimes said. "You can only get better when you compete against the best. Hopefully we will learn from this experience."
Eastern Florida plays defending state and NJCAA Region 8 champion Gulf Coast State College (2-0) at 7 p.m. Eastern on Friday and 10th-ranked Darton State College (2-0) at 3 p.m. Eastern on Saturday.
Eastern Florida plays its home opener at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosting the Webber International junior varsity on the Melbourne Campus. Admission is free.