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JBU's Taylor sets new free throw record.

Ashley Taylor, a John Brown University women's basketball player, set a JBU record for free throws made in a single season after going 9 of 10 from the foul Line against Science & Arts of Oklahoma on Feb. 12.

The Bergman High School product tied Lisa Hunt's 1984-85 record of 131 made free throws at the 9:02 mark in the second half after sinking the back end of two from the charity stripe. With 3:53 left in the contest, Taylor surpassed Hunt's record after canning two more to bring the current record to 133 and counting.

The 5-foot-10 sophomore forward at mid-February was Leading John Brown with averages of 15.8 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game. She was also shooting more than 78 percent (133-of-170) from the foul line.


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Title Annotation:SUPERLATIVES; John Brown University
Comment:JBU's Taylor sets new free throw record.(SUPERLATIVES)(John Brown University)
Publication:Arkansas Business
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1U7AR
Date:Mar 9, 2009
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