The University of Akron women's basketball team rolled to a 68-49 exhibition victory over Ashland Saturday afternoon at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Sophomore Rachel Tecca, the 2009-10 Mid-American Conference Sixth Player of the Year, led three Zips in double figures with 18 points – on 9-for-17 shooting – and eight rebounds. True freshman Carly Young added 13 points, eight rebounds and four assists while sophomore Taylor Ruper added 12 points – on the strength of four 3-pointers – off the bench. In all, 10 different UA players scored as the Zips out-shot the Eagles, 40.8 percent (29-for-71) to 36.2 percent (21-for-58) from the floor. Akron dominated the paint with a 42-26 advantage and scored 27 points off of 25 AU turnovers.