Shenandoah scored the first three baskets of the game and did not look back, leading by as much as nine points in the first thanks to an Ashley Stone 3-point jumper with 3:15 remaining. Hollins answered back with seven straight points to bring the score within two, 13-11, at the end of one.
The two teams traded buckets throughout the second with SU leading 24-20 at the break.
The Hornets held Hollins to six points in the third quarter while going on a 10-2 run to end the quarter with a 13-point lead; this set Shenandoah up for its largest lead 25 seconds into the final stanza.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"This was a tough week for the women," head coach Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft said. "To come away with two ODAC wins was critical. We played as a team and were able to get a lot of reserves time on the court."
STATS OF THE DAY
- Thirteen Hornets saw playing time today, 10 of which recorded points.
- Jordan Sondrol scored a team-high 16 points.
- Kayla Surles scored 20 for Hollins
- Defensively, five women recorded blocks and six women recorded steals.
- Jordan Sondrol grabbed seven rebounds
- The Hornets own the series record 11-1 which includes a six game winning streak. Hollins' last win came in 2015.
On Wednesday, January 16, the women travel down I-81 to take on Eastern Mennonite University. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.