Pondexter Effort To No Avail As Sopron Win

14 November 2007

Fenerbahce`s Cappie Pondexter put in an inspired performance but saw her side slip to a 89-79 defeat to MKB Euroleasing in Group A of the EuroLeague Women.

The 24-year-old point guard weighed in with 29 points for the Turkish side but MKB`s all-round contribution was enough to give them victory.

MKB had a narrow 19-18 lead at the end of the first quarter after strong showings from Barbara Semsei and Bernadett Nemeth.

Despite Pondexter`s consistent scoring MKB pulled away and by half-time had a 45-36 lead thanks to the influential Jelena Milovanovic, who would finish MKB`s joint top scorer in the match with 16 points.

MKB had extended their advantage to 14 points by the end of the third quarter to take a 69-55 lead with Nemeth, who would finish with 13 points and eight assists, the potent threat.

Fenerbahce reduced the deficit in the final quarter as Pondexter and Tammy Sutton-Brown led a late charge but the Hungarian side held on.


Bourges Sweep MKB Euroleasing08.02.2008
Battling Bourges Beat MKB Euroleasing05.02.2008
CSKA Hang Ten On Group Opponents With Win Over MKB22.01.2008
MKB Romp To Win Over Riga16.01.2008
Branzova Fires MKB To Win Over Phard Napoli10.01.2008
Fenerbahce Topple MKB Euroleasing19.12.2007
MKB Euroleasing Edge Ice Cold ESB Lille12.12.2007
CSKA Remain Unbeaten But Sopron Battle05.12.2007

Follow Us On Twitter

Like Us On Facebook