In a slow start to the contest the Thunderbirds led the Solano College Falcons at halftime 37-28. Better defense and more aggressiveness toward the basket allowed the Thunderbirds to defeat the Solano College Falcons with the final score of Thunderbirds 71- Falcons 56. The Thunderbirds need to be more consistent at the free throw line on the road as the Thunderbirds shot a anemic 10 for 24. The Thunderbirds stand at 2-1 in Bay Valley Conference play with a match up against the Marin College Mariners this Friday January 13, 2012. The women play at 5:30pm and the men at 7:30pm.Please come and support the Merritt College Thunderbirds!
The The Thunderbirds were led by:
Jordan Fuselier 20 points 5 assists 4 rebounds
Nick Capiti had 12 points 8 rebounds
Tyler Idowu had 11 points and 8 rebounds
Jisaun Randle had 10 points and 5 rebounds his first double figure game of the season!