Mount Olive Drops Road Contest At Elizabeth City State

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The University of Mount Olive women's basketball team fell 69-66 to the Vikings of Elizabeth City State University on Saturday afternoon in Elizabeth City, N.C. Felecity Havens scored 26 points while Jada Bacchus added 18 and Azariah Fields 14.

Score: ECSU 69, Mount Olive 66
Records: Mount Olive (1-2), ECSU (2-2)
Location: Elizabeth City, N.C.

How It Happened


  • A Makayla Nichols three-pointer put the Trojans on the scoreboard first, two minutes into the opening quarter.
  • Over the next 2:10 minutes the Trojans went on a 7-2 run to hold a 10-2 lead at the 5:50 mark.
  • Elizabeth City pulled within a point, 12-11, over the next three minutes following a 9-5 run by the Vikings.
  • UMO closed out the opening ten minutes on an 8-2 run as the Trojans held a 20-13 lead heading into the second quarter.


  • Mount Olive held on to a nine-point lead throughout most of the second quarter and led by as many as 12 points before heading into halftime with a six-point lead 35-29.


  • The Vikings climbed back into the game tying the Trojans at 40 all at the 5:27 mark of the third quarter. ESCU led an 11-5 run that aided in the comeback.
  • The teams proceeded to trade points back and forth throughout the remainder of the third quarter with the Vikings holding a slim one-point lead, 53-52, going into the final ten minutes.


  • A Felecity Havens three-pointer gave UMO a 55-53 lead but the Vikings tied it on a jump shot to even up the score.
  • UMO went on a 9-4 rally over five minutes to lead 64-59 with four and a half minutes to play.
  • Three straight baskets by the Vikings gave ECSU a one-point, 65-64, lead with 1:56 left to play.
  • Mount Olive reclaimed the lead by one point, 66-65, on a pair of free throws by Jada Bacchus, but Elizabeth City closed out the game scoring four consecutive free throws to win 69-66.


  • Felecity Havens led all players with 26 points connecting on 4-9 three-pointers.

  • Jada Bacchus added 18 points and a game-high 12 rebounds while Azariah Fields put up 14 points after going 5-11 from the field, 3-7 from behind the arch.


The Trojans return to action on Saturday, November 24, when they come home to Kornegay Arena for their first home contest of the season against Johnson C. Smith.