Women's Basketball Beats Gallaudet 89-53 in Tournament Championship; Hargrove Named MVP
WASHINGTON, D.C. —
Senior Krystin Hargrove (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook)
scored a game-high 21 points and earned Most Valuable Player honors while leading Frostburg State to a 89-53 victory over Gallaudet in the Gallaudet Tournament Championship game Sunday afternoon.
FSU is now 4-0 on the season while Gallaudet falls to 1-3.
Freshman Sidra Bing (Columbia, Md./Catholic of Baltimore) scored 18 points and classmate Brittney James (Baltimore, Md./Mildford Mill) added 11 scores. Bobcat senior Tracie George (Windber, Pa./Windber) scored just seven points but was selected to all-tournament team after scoring her 1,000th career point in the opening round win over St. Joseph’s (64-55) on Friday evening.
Frostburg State was 34-of-64 (53.1%) from the floor while holding Gallaudet to just 16-of-62 shooting (25.8%).
The Bison were led by 15 points from Tamara Foronda, who was 9-of-11 from the free throw line. Shabnam Razmpour was second with 13 points and Kalie Williams was third with 12.
FSU took a four-point lead early in the contest, 6-2, but watched as GU countered to take an 8-7 lead at 15:37. The hosts continued the pressure, opening a 15-11 lead with 13:11 to play in the opening half.
Bing would later tie the game for FSU at 21-21 with 8:49 showing. Frostburg State would take control of the game from there on using a 12-2 run to open a 10-point lead, 33-23 at 3:56.
The Bobcats further extended their lead to a first-half high of 17, 42-25, with 48 seconds left on a tip-in from freshman Courtney Lancaster (Beltsville, Md./High Point).
Foronda made a layup with six seconds left in the half to narrow the FSU lead to 42-27 at the break.
Gallaudet came out in the second period and scored the first six points to cut the deficit to 11, 42-33 at 17:29. Frostburg State would end any comeback threat after that, going on a 29-8 run to extend its lead to 30, 71-41, with 7:53 to play in the game.
With 2:04 to play, Lancaster hit a pair of free throws that gave the Bobcats their largest lead of the contest at 42 points, 89-47.
GU scored the last six points of the contest to bring the game to an end at 89-53.
FSU returns to action on Wednesday, November 29 when it hosts Pitt-Greensburg at Bobcat Arena at 6:00 pm.
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Frostburg State University
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Frostburg, MD 21532-2303