Women's Basketball

Late Comeback Not Enough on Senior Day

Amanda Hackney
Amanda Hackney

FREDERICK, Md. - A late run from the Hood College women's basketball team was not enough as they fell short 55-43 to Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth opponent Widener. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Mia Savoy and Lauren Keeney led Hood with 11 points. Savoy grabbed five rebounds and had three steals. Keeney added two steals.
  • Denisha Robinson had 10 points, four steals, and two blocks.
  • Ebony Pitt dished out three assists and grabbed four rebounds. 
  • Amanda Hackney recorded four steals and two assists.

How it Happened

  • The Pride came out hot with a 9-2 run that was capped off by an Allison Gallagher jump shot with 8:47 left in the first period.
  • The Blazers trailed 18-9 at the end of the first quarter.
  • The first bucket of the second quarter was a layup by Celina Herndon at 9:59. The two teams traded points for the majority of the quarter with Widener leading 33-16 at the half. 
  • To start the second half, Keeney and Robinson combined for a 9-0 run that brought the score to 33-24 with 6:19 left in the quarter. However, a Nikki Petri jump shot sparked a 14-2 run in favor of the Pride with a score of 47-26 at the end of the third quarter.
  • A Tamiya Ford layup started a game-ending 17-3 run for the Blazers that cut the final deficit 55-43. 

Notes

  • Petri had 13 points off the bench after going 3 for 5 from three-point range.
  • Reserve guard Julia Venturelli dished out six assists.
  • Widener outrebounded Hood 50-24.
  • Senior Amanda Hackney was honored at half court before the game for her contributions to the Hood College women's basketball program.

Up Next

Hood hosts Messiah on Tuesday, February 13 at 6 p.m.

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