Athletic News

January 20, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks Win Big on the Road, 72-55, Against Wesleyan

MACON, Ga. --- The Huntingdon College women’s basketball team picked up its' third Great South Athletic Conference victory, 72-55, on the road against Wesleyan College on Wednesday evening in Macon, Ga. The Lady Hawks led 35-22 at the break, and controlled the second-half for the conference win.

Huntingdon's LaTerial Williams posted her fourth straight double-digit scoring performance as the Lady Hawks improve to .500 in conference play.

Wesleyan opened the game with a layup and the lead, but the Lady Hawks responded with a 10-0 run (14-4) with 14:37 in the first-half. The Pioneers are now winless in seven straight GSAC matches.

In the second-half, Huntingdon gained its' largest lead of the evening, 52-24, after an impressive 15-0 run, with 13:58 left in the game. The Pioneers never cut the deficit below double-digits in the final period on Wednesday evening.

Junior LaTerial Williams paced the team with 14 points, including 6-of-6 from the free-throw line and 6 rebounds. Senior Kayla Northington added 13 points, while junior Whitney Toole recorded a game-high 4 blocks in the win.

For the game, Huntingdon held a 50-48 advantage on the glass. The Lady Hawks converted 35.7 percent of its shots, hitting 25-of-70, while Wesleyan finished 17-of-58 (29.3 percent).

The Pioneers (3-8, GSAC 0-7) were led by Ciara Walker with a game-high 24 points and 14 rebounds in the loss.

The Lady Hawks' (6-8, GSAC 3-3) next game is against Great South Athletic Conference opponent, LaGrange College, on Saturday, Jan. 22, in LaGrange, Ga. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. central time. Live stats will be available at www.LaGrange.edu

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


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