Valdosta, Ga. (December 2, 2006) – The Saint Leo University women’s basketball team (2-6) was defeated 57-37 by Valdosta State University (5-1) on Saturday in the final day of the Days INNvitational at Valdosta State.

Saint Leo was led by junior forward Marquita Fenn (Ft. Pierce, Fla.) who scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds.  VSU’s Carley Peterson led all scorers with 21 points in the game.

The Lions scored the first basket of the game but trailed for the remainder of the contest.  The Blazers final margin of 20 points marked the largest lead of the night.

The Lions will return to the hardwood on Sunday, December 10 when they open their Sunshine State Conference schedule at home against Nova Southeastern University.  The game will tip off at 2:00 p.m. at the Bowman Center.