Athletic News

December 29, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks Drop Opening Game of the Huntingdon Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

MONTGOMERY, Ala. ---- The Huntingdon College women’s basketball team fell 57-29 against Franklin College on Wednesday morning in the opening game of the Huntingdon Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. The Lady Hawks trailed 24-19 at the half, but struggled scoring in the second half of the game.

For the game, Franklin held a 53-39 advantage on the glass. The Grizzlies converted 38.3 percent of its shots, hitting 23-of-60, while the Lady Hawks finished 9-of-51 (17.6 percent).

Junior LaTerial Williams led the team with 8 points and four steals. Senior Kayla Northington added five points, while senior Ashton Salter paced the team with 7 rebounds in the loss.

Franklin (7-3) was led by Sarah Condra with 10 points and 9 rebounds. Kasey Dollens, Traci Lippold, and Brittney Wilson each contributed 9 points in the victory.

The Lady Hawks' (3-3, GSAC 1-0) next game is against Martin Methodist College on Thursday, Dec. 30, in the final game of the Huntingdon Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Roland Arena. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.

In the second game of the Huntingdon Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, Martin Methodist College outscored Faulkner University 106-83. The RedHawks shot an impressive 62.7 percent in the victory, compared to the Lady Eagles 38.5 percent.

Misericordia University won the last game of the day, 62-53, over Bryan College. The final day of the Huntingdon Coaches vs. Cancer Classic will begin at noon on Thursday, Dec. 30, with Misericordia playing Franklin. Faulkner will take on Bryan at 2 p.m., before the Lady Hawks wrap up the classic at 4 p.m. against Martin Methodist.

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


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