— Moravian defeated the Frostburg State women’s basketball team 66-63 Friday evening at the University of Scranton Diversified Invitational. The Greyhounds were led Jenny Hackleman, who scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Frostburg State (4-3) held a 34-27 halftime lead, but Moravian (6-1) used a 12-2 run over the first five minutes of the second half to take a 39-36 advantage.
Moravian took its largest lead of the game at nine points, 56-47 when Sara Steinman nailed a three pointer with 7:05 left.
The Bobcats would battle back, putting together an 14-3 run to regain the lead 61-59 with 2:21 remaining. Little led the charge with four points in the stretch.
After a Moravian lay up and free throw, sophomore Ashley Mello (Joppa, Md./Edgewood) converted a layup to put the Bobcats back in front by one, 63-62. Hackleman made two free throws with 1:03 remaining to give Moravian the lead for good, 64-63.
The Bobcats had a chance to win with two seconds left but Watts missed a jumper and Seaman made two free throws to end the scoring.
The Bobcats opened the game with a 7-2 run but Moravian countered with six straight points to take the lead 8-7 at the 14:04 mark.
Little would give Frostburg State its first seven-point lead of the half, 15-8 on a layup at 12:23 to cap an 8-0 run. Hackleman led a Greyhound charge giving them a three-point lead, 20-17, with 7:47 remaining.
The Bobcats closed out the half with a 16-7 run capped by a Little layup.
Little scored 12 points and added 12 rebounds on the evening for the Bobcats. Mello scored 11 points and sophomore Krystin Hargrove (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) chipped in 10. Hargrove and Watts each passed out four assists to lead FSU.
Stephanie Seaman added 13 points and Steinman had 10 whjile Jen Behagg led the way with five assists.
Frostburg State returns to action tomorrow when it faces either Scranton or Immaculata in the consolation game at 6:00 pm.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303