Athletic News

February 09, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks Fall on the Road, 52-36, to Agnes Scott

DECATUR, Ga. --- The Lady Hawks (8-13, 4-7 GSAC) drop its seventh conference contest, 52-36, on the road to Agnes Scott College (10-11, 6-6 GSAC) on Wednesday evening.


Seniors Chalise Hopkins and LaTarial Williams each paced the Lady Hawks with 9 points, while Hopkins posted seven rebounds in the loss.


Huntingdon opened Wednesday night's contest up 4-3, but Agnes Scott's Kimberly Reeves sank a pair of free throws giving the Scotties the one point lead with 17:22 left in the first half.


The Lady Hawks largest margin came with 8:30 remaining in the half with Huntingdon on top 17-10. Agnes Scott regained the lead by scoring 8 straight points with 3:38 left in the first half. Hopkins converted a pair of free throws giving the Lady Hawks its final lead of the contest, 19-18.


After eight lead changes in the first period, Agnes Scott came out on top with a five point advantage at intermission, 24-19. Both teams struggled scoring in the opening period with Huntingdon shooting 29.2 percent to the Scotties 24.1 percent.


Agnes Scott controlled the final half connecting on 11-of-26 (42.3 percent) from the field, while Huntingdon only hit 6-of-38 shots (15.8 percent). The Scotties lead by as much as 18 points, 52-34, with 1:31 left in the contest.


Agnes Scott was led by Kimberly Reeves and Genefine Sapateh each with 14 points in the win. Sapateh and Reeves each finished with double-doubles by recording 14 and 10 rebounds, respectively.


Huntingdon looks to rebound on Thursday, Feb. 10, against Judson College (6-10) at 6 p.m. in Roland Arena.  

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


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