Women's Basketball Defeats Old Dominion In WNIT Second Round, 76-61

March 22, 2010

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College women's basketball team defeated Old Dominion, 76-61, in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) on March 22 at Alumni Hall in Providence, R.I. The Friars will advance to the third round to face Maryland on Thursday, March 25. The game will be played in College Park, Md. and is scheduled to tip-off at 7:00 p.m.

Senior Chelsea Marandola (Johnston, R.I.) led all scorers with 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field. She also dished a season-high six assists. Senior Brittany Dorsey (Detroit, Mich.) and junior Mi-Khida Hankins (Baltimore, Md.) each contributed 14 points in the victory, while junior Trinity Hull (Cranston, R.I.) chipped in 11. Hankins also hauled in a game-high 10 rebounds to record her team-best fourth double-double of the season, and fifth of her career.

Old Dominion jumped out to a seven-point lead (12-5) after just three minutes and 39-seconds of play. The Friars went on a 12-1 run to take a 17-13 lead with 12:43 on the clock. The Lady Monarchs would gain a one-point advantage (22-21) with 10:08 left in the first half, but it would prove to be the last lead for ODU.

The Lady Monarchs were led offensively by Tia Lewis' 18 points. Jasmine Parker added 13 points. Three players on ODU's roster hauled in six rebounds. Shadasia Green dished a team-best six assists.

For more information on the Friars' upcoming WNIT Third Round game, please check the Providence College athletic web site at www.friars.com.

- GO FRIARS! -

 

 

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