Shenandoah Outlasts FSU 59-48
FROSTBURG, Md. – Frostburg State made a couple of charges in the second half, but couldn't take control and Shenandoah outlasted the hosts for a 59-48 victory in non-conference women's basketball action, Tuesday.
The Bobcats (2-4) erased a pair of double-digit deficits in the second half and challenged the visiting Hornets (2-6) until the final horn.
Senior Stephanie Straka hit a layup at 12:50 that capped an 11-2 run as FSU trailed by just two 37-35. Nearly seven minutes later, junior Elaina Hummel grabbed an offensive rebound and made a layup that capped an 8-2 run that brought the Bobcats to within four, 49-45, with just 5:57 to play.
That was as close as the contest would get for Frostburg as Shenandoah opened up a 14-point cushion behind an 8-0 spurt that handed the visitors the victory.
Hummel ended the game's scoring with a three-pointer with 24 seconds showing on the clock. She led FSU with 13 points and grabbed six rebounds. Sophomore Ronje' James finished with nine points and a game-high nine rebounds.
Sarah Dixon scored 17 points off the bench to spark the Hornets (2-6). She finished 7-of-11 (63.6%) from the field and grabbed a team-best eight boards.
Frostburg returns to action this Saturday with a CAC matchup with Salisbury at 1:00 pm.