Hargrove Scores Career-High, Women's Basketball Defeats Mt. Aloysius 90-72
CRESSON, Pa. –
Senior Krystin Hargrove (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook)
scored a career-high 32 points and added eight rebounds and six steals to guide the Frostburg State women’s basketball team to a 90-72 win over Mt. Aloysius, Thursday evening.
FSU (10-5, 6-3 AMCC) won its third-consecutive contest after scoring a season-high 90 points and shooting a season-high 60.0 percent from the field.
Junior Amanda LaPorta (Westminster, Md./Westminster) was second on the team with 17 points on a 7-of-8 shooting effort from the floor. Senior Tracie George (Windber, Pa./Windber) chipped in 15 points and freshman Tonya Handy (Burtonsville, Md./Paint Branch) had 12 scores and a team-high nine rebounds.
MTA (6-8, 3-6 AMCC) also had four players score in double figures led by Lindsey Bush with 15 points.
The Bobcats held the Mounties to 39.1 percent shooting while recording 14 steals. FSU also out rebounded MTA on the defensive glass 24-15.
Frostburg State, which never trailed in the ballgame, turned an 18-15 lead at 11:11 into a 27-15 advantage at 9:42 after scoring nine-straight points.
The Bobcats had trouble pulling away as the hosts cut the score to 42-36 with 3:31 left in the opening half. FSU then scored the game’s next five points to push its lead to 47-36.
MTA’s Brianna Baker ended the scoring in the period with a layup at 46 seconds left as the teams headed for the locker rooms with FSU leading 47-38.
Mt. Aloysius opened the second half with a 21-11 outburst to narrow the gap to just one-point, 59-58, at 14:12. The game would remain close over the next five and a half minutes with FSU leading by just three, 66-63.
The Bobcats blew the game open from there, outscoring the Mounties 24-9 over the final eight and a half minutes.
Frostburg State returns to action on January 20 when it travels to Penn State Behrend at 2:00 pm.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303