Athletic News

November 28, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks Drop Season-Opener 61-49 to Millsaps

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – After leading 23-22 at the half, the Huntingdon College women’s basketball team dropped its season-opening contest to Millsaps College, 61-49, at Roland Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Although Huntingdon's bench recorded 17 points to Millsaps' 3, the Majors outscored the Lady Hawks 39-26 in the second half for the victory.

Leading the way for the Lady Hawks was Chalise Hopkins, who scored 13 points with seven boards and two steals. Whitney Toole, Melissa Wallace, LaTarial Williams, and LaTerial Williams added 6 points each in the loss.

For the game, the Majors held a 41-34 advantage on the glass. Millsaps converted 41.2 percent of its shots, hitting 21-of-51, while the Lady Hawks finished 20-of-59 (33.9 percent).

The Majors were led by Shante Morton with 22 points and nine rebounds.

Huntingdon (0-1) will travel to Pensacola Christian on Tuesday. Tip off is set for 7:30 p.m.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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