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Women's Hoops Falls at Virginia Wesleyan

The Hornets dropped a 66-53 ODAC decision at Virginia Wesleyan Thursday evening.
The Hornets dropped a 66-53 ODAC decision at Virginia Wesleyan Thursday evening.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Shenandoah University women's basketball team fell 66-53 at Virginia Wesleyan University Thursday evening in ODAC action at the Batten Center.

VWU (9-6, 6-2 ODAC) scored the initial 13 points of the game and kept the Hornets (7-8, 3-5) at a distance the remainder of the night.

THE RUNDOWN

1st Quarter

The Marlins held the Hornets scoreless for the first nine minutes of the contest. Jordan Sondrol was able to snap the 13-0 run with a free throw. The hosts controlled the game 14-6 after the first.

2nd Quarter

Shenandoah offense started rolling, scoring 15 points in the second. Ashley Stone drained two 3-pointers but the Hornets trailed by 14 going into halftime.

3rd Quarter

SU cut the deficit down to nine thanks to a 14-0 run to end the third starting with two Ragan Johnson free throws with 5:06 remaining. The Hornets scored on seven of their eight final possessions of the stanza.

4th Quarter

An 11-2 Shenandoah run and a pair of Shannon Kuhn free throws cut the Marlins lead down to four, 56-52, with three minutes remaining in the contest. Virginia Wesleyan closed out the game on a 10-1 thanks to a three-pointer and a 7-of-8 performance from the line.

UP NEXT

The Hornets host Hollins University Saturday, January 12. at 2:00 p.m.

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