FROSTBURG, Md. –
Senior Krystin Hargrove (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook)
scored 25 points and propelled Frostburg State to a 77-73 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Hilbert College, Saturday afternoon on senior day.
FSU (15-8, 10-6) extended its winning-streak to a season-high five games while HC (2-20, 2-14) dropped its second consecutive game.
Hargrove was 10-of-20 from the field and 5-of-6 ( 83.3%) from the charity stripe and led the team with five steals. Senior Tracie George (Windber, Pa./Windber) scored 12 points and had a team-high eight assists while junior Amanda LaPorta (Westminster, Md./Westminster) chipped in 16 scores and freshman Shanell Williams (Baltimore, Md./Woodlawn) pulled down 11 rebounds.
Amanda McHale and Lucy Zver each scored 25 points for the Hawks while McHale led all players with 18 rebounds.
The Bobcats fell behind by seven, 13-6, just five and half minutes into the game. FSU was able to recover and took its first lead at 8:35, 24-23, on a freshman Courtney Lancaster (Beltsville, Md./High Point) free throw.
At 3:58, Frostburg State took an eight-point lead 36-28 and would later enter halftime up six, 41-35.
FSU opened the second period with a 12-2 jolt to open its largest lead of the game, 53-37 at 15:44. The Hawks wouldn’t quit, however, and answered a 63-48 Bobcat lead with a 21-7 run that covered a little over eight minutes late in the second to narrow the deficit to just one, 70-69 with 2:14 to play.
Hargrove made a layup at the two minute mark to give the Bobcats a little breathing room at 72-69 and freshman Sidra Bing (Columbia, Md./Catholic of Baltimore) extended the lead for Frostburg State to 74-69 with a layup at 1:26. FSU was able to hit three foul shots down the stretch to seal the win.
The Bobcats were 30-of-62 (48.4%) from the field while the Hawks shot 30-of-72 (41.7%) from the floor. FSU also held a 45-36 edge on the boards.
FSU hosts conference opponent Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday at 6:00 pm.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303