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Hornets Hold Off Ferrum Women

Kelsey Mosley led the Panthers with 15 points, going 9-10 at the free throw line.
Kelsey Mosley led the Panthers with 15 points, going 9-10 at the free throw line.

 

FERRUM, Va. -- Jordan Sondrol had 24 points, including four three-pointers, to lead Shenandoah University to a 68-54 Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's basketball win over Ferrum College tonight at Swartz Gym.

RECORDS
Shenandoah (6-6, 2-3 ODAC)
Ferrum (3-10, 1-5 ODAC

THE BASICS
Ferrum jumped out to a 7-0 lead, only to see the Hornets go on a 15-6 run to close out the first quarter with a one-point lead. The Hornets widened the lead to 36-24 at halftime and eventually led by 20 points at 2:49 of the third quarter when Sondrol converted a layup.

Ferrum used a 21-6 run, capped by an Arin Bunker layup, to get the lead down to five points, 58-53, with 5:09 in the fourth quarter. Shenandoah closed out the game with a 10-1 spurt to claim the league win.

KEY STATS
Shenandoah: Sondrol 24 pts, 4 3FG; Shannon Kuhn 18 pts; Sierra St. Cyr 12 pts, 8 reb;
                        Ashley Stone 11 pts
Ferrum: Kelsey Mosley 15 pts, 9-10 FT; Maggie Self 9 pts, Bunker 8 pts, 7 reb

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"We had a disappointing loss at home against Shenandoah tonight. They shot the ball extremely well and I thought they played a very disciplined well coached game. We need to be much better defensively if we want to compete in the ODAC. There needs to be a more consistent focus and effort on the defensive end of the floor. We will continue to show up and work hard every day. We are going through a tough stretch right now, and just have to fight our way through it. How you handle tough times shows a lot about who you are and what you are about." --Head Coach Bryan Harvey

NEXT GAME
Coach Bryan Harvey's team will be back in action Saturday, Jan. 5, at Randolph-Macon College. The ODAC game is scheduled to tip off at 2:00 p.m. in Ashland, Virginia.