No. 16 Messiah's Passing Overcomes Women's Basketball

Denisha Robinson
Denisha Robinson

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College women's basketball team ran into a nationally ranked Messiah squad that racked up 28 assists in an 82-56 loss for the Blazers in Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth play. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Denisha Robinson led Hood with 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists off the bench. 
  • Mia Savoy and Lauren Keeney chipped in with eight points each. 
  • The Blazers shot 7 of 17 from 3-point range (41 percent). 

How it Happened

  • The Falcons, ranked No. 16 in by, opened the game with 17-3 run and led 25-10 after the first period. 
  • Messiah led 41-19 at halftime and followed it up by hitting 10 of 15 field goals (67 percent) in the third quarter to extend the lead to 67-31. 
  • Hood rallied in the fourth quarter to outscore the Falcons 25-16, including five apiece for Amanda Hackney and Celestria Hill


  • The Falcons shot 54 percent overall and went 12 of 21 from 3-point range (57 percent). 
  • Five players scored in double figures. Maci Thornton, who went 5 of 6 on 3-pointers, led all players with 15. Leah Springer had 14 off the bench, followed by Kaitlyn Hoff (13), Jen Fairbanks (11) and Alecia Rohrer (11). 
  • No player had more than Becca Isaac's five assists as the Falcons used excellent ball movement to reach 28 assists. 

Up Next

Hood travels to Arcadia on Saturday, February 17. 

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