Athletic News

January 13, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks' Hit Season-High Points in the, 75-53, Victory Against Pensacola Christian

MONTGOMERY, Ala. --- The Huntingdon College women’s basketball team scored a season-high 75 points in the win over Pensacola Christian College on Thursday evening. The Lady Hawks shot an impressive 50 percent for the game, while junior Whitney Toole paced the team with a season-high 16 points.

In the first half, the Lady Hawks outscored the Lady Eagles, 31-26. Junior Whitney Toole led Huntingdon scoring 12 points in the first period, as she scored the first 8 points of the game for the Lady Hawks.

Huntingdon opened the second half on a 6-0 run and led by as much as 22 points in the 75-53 victory. The Lady Hawks had 15 steals in the win, including a game-high 6 steals by junior LaTerial Williams. Huntingdon outscored Pensacola Christian 44-27 in the second period to secure its' fourth win of the season.

Leading the way for the Lady Hawks was junior Whitney Toole, who scored 16 points, while Ashton Salter and LaTarial Williams added 13 and 11 points, respectively. Freshman Jodi Montalvo recorded the Lady Hawks' only two blocks of the contest.

For the game, Pensacola Christian held a 37-35 advantage on the glass. Huntingdon converted a season-high 50 percent of its shots, hitting 31-of-62, while the Lady Eagles finished 23-of-60 (38.3 percent).

The Lady Eagles (1-16) were led by Elizabeth Marino with 15 points and 4 steals in the loss.

The Lady Hawks' (4-6) next game is against Great South Athletic Conference opponent, Maryville College, on Saturday, Jan. 15, in Roland Arena. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m., followed by the Huntingdon men's team at 4 p.m. 

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


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