Jayla Johnson didn't make much of an impact in her first game at Eastern Kentucky University.
The senior transfer from Texas State scored just two points, was 1-of-4 from the field and had four turnovers and four fouls Friday during a 50-49 win on the road over Morehead State.
"I was kind of too excited," Johnson said. "I was very antsy. My nerves took control of my body. I just felt like I wasn't the same person I was in practice."
The senior looked much more relaxed during the re-match with the Eagles (0-3, 0-2 OVC).
Johnson had 16 points, five rebounds, two steals and was 5-for-10 at the line as the Colonels (2-2, 2-0 OVC) completed a season sweep of Morehead State with a 74-59 win on Monday at McBrayer Arena.
Freshman Alice Recanati had 17 points and nine rebounds, while Kynnedy Azubike added 12 points and Kendall Kingler contributed 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists.
EKU led by as much as 19 points in the third quarter and never trailed.
Johnson -- a 6-foot-2 forward -- had nine points in the first half on 3-of-3 shooting, including a three-pointer.
"She was able to come out and show what she is made of and show her talent level," EKU coach Samantha Williams said of Johnson.
The forward averaged 7.2 points and 2.6 rebounds a game at Texas State last season.
Johnson didn't expect to play at EKU this season after transferring, but she sought a waiver after the NCAA relaxed requirements because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Still, the senior didn't find out she could play until just before last week's game against Morehead State.
"It was tough. Knowing that there was a chance I could get eligible and watching them play it took a toll on me," Johnson said. "It was frustrating."
EKU was able to come up with a win in the first match-up with Morehead, despite a poor shooting performance and being dominated on the boards. The Eagles out-rebounded the Colonels, 48-37, including a 17-9 advantage on the offensive glass.
On Monday, EKU out-rebounded Morehead 46-32 and allowed just four offensive boards.
Five EKU players had four or more rebounds -- Wingler, Johnson, Corriana Evans (four) and Bria Bass (four).
"We had talked about doing a better job on the boards," Williams. "I thought, from the start, they set the tone with rebounding."
The Colonels shot 58 percent from the field in the first quarter and took a 25-16 lead.
At the half, EKU was on top 42-28.
The Colonels were 7-of-23 from three-point range -- including a 3-of-7 performance from Wingler -- after hitting just two of 16 attempts from long range in the first game with Morehead.
"I knew we were much better shooters then what we had shown," Williams said. "We want to push the tempo and shoot a lot of threes."
EKU was 15-of-21 from the free throw line (Recanati -- 6-of-8) and had 15 assists on 26 field goals.
Evans had seven points. Bass and Anysa Jordan had four points each, while Amerah Steele had three points.
Jazzmyn Elston led Morehead State with 14 points, while Lauren Carter had 10 points and eight rebounds.
The Colonels -- who are 2-0 in the OVC for the first time since 2017 -- are set to return to action Friday at UT-Chattanooga.
"We are not satisfied," Williams said. "I think our ceiling is very high. We are going to continue to get better."