Thursday, December 9, 2010
Alexander Career-High Carries Griffins Past Lions
Chestnut Hill College (3-5, 1-1) held a slight edge in rebounds (24-20) and shooting (35.5%-33.3%) to overcome nine first-half turnovers. Alexander and Herald combined for 21 points in the period; Alexander was 3-for-6 (50.0%) from the field with two buckets from long range (2-for-3, 66.7%), she also hit 4-of-5 (80.0%) from the free throw line.
In the second half, the Griffins extended their advantage over Georgian Court University (0-7, 0-3) to as many as 17, 73-56, with 2:38 left to play. Alexander finished 9-of-15 (60.0%) from the floor and 7-of-9 (77.8%) from the charity stripe for her career, scoring performance. She also recorded six rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Herald totaled 11 points, five rebounds, four assists, and a steal. Three Lions finished in double figures; freshman guard Brittany Baker (Waldorf, MD) led the trio with 17 points and ten rebounds.
The women’s basketball team continues their CACC schedule with a trip to Goldey-Beacom College for a 1:00 p.m. contest on Saturday, December 11.