Dec 30, 2017
FREDERICK, Md.- The Hood College women's basketball team defeated the Nittany Lions of Penn State Abington by a score of 62-50.
Inside the Box Score
- Lauren Keeney and Laura Vetter led the Hood attack with 12 points apiece.
- Keeney also contributed four assists.
- Ebony Pitt added nine points and eight boards.
- Maggie Tien chipped in with nine points, going 3 of 4 from beyond the arc.
- Mia Savoy had 11 rebounds.
How it Happened
- The score was tied 10-10 after the first period.
- Hood used an 18-8 run over the span of the second period to take a 28-18 lead into the halftime break.
- The Nittany Lions cut the deficit to two using an 8-0 run early in the third period on a 3-pointer by Symantha Marrero.
- The Blazers responded with a 12-3 run to push the lead to 40-29 with 3:16 left in the third quarter.
- Hood's lead got as big as 16 in the final period on two occasions, a 3-pointer by Tien with 8:01 remaining and a layup by Keeney with 5:12 left.
- Penn State Abingdon could get no closer than 12 for the remainder of the game.
- Shayna Rodriguez led the Nittany Lions with a game-high 26 points.
- Grace Dewey added 11 points and nine rebounds.
- Hood won the rebounding battle 62-39.
The Blazers host Albright on January 3 at 8 p.m.