FERRUM, Va. --Ferrum College dropped an Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's basketball game at home, falling 61-51 to Roanoke College tonight at Swartz Gym.
Roanoke (10-5, 3-5 ODAC)
Ferrum (3-12, 1-7 ODAC)
Ferrum trailed by 10 after the first quarter, but exploded for 19 points in th second to take a 32-30 lead into the break. Jacy Marvin's layup at 5:46 of the third quarter gave Ferrum its biggest lead at 37-32, but the Maroons responded with an 11-2 run to close out the quarter with a 43-39 advantage.
The Panthers got to within five points on Jasmine Barr's layup with 2:21 left in regulation, only to see Roanoke score the last five points of the game on a layup and free throw by Kayla Kinsler and a pair of freebies by Whitney Hopson.
Roanoke: Kinsler 15 pts; Hopson 13 pts
Ferrum: Barr 12 pts, 7 reb, 4 asst; Marvin 11 pts, 3 3FG
Coach Bryan Harvey's team returns to the hardwood Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Hollins University. The ODAC game is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. tip off in Roanoke, Virginia.