News - Women’s Basketball Stumbles at Blackburn 60-73

Women’s Basketball Stumbles at Blackburn 60-73

Women’s Basketball Stumbles at Blackburn 60-73

CARLINVILLE, Ill. – The women's basketball team dropped their second straight conference game Wednesday as they failed to control a balanced scoring attack from Blackburn College who posted five players with double figure scoring marks.  Sophomore guard Laura Hobbie led the Lady Panthers in scoring with 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting in the losing effort.

Blackburn got scoring from a host of ladies but leading the effort was Sierra Shipley who netted 17 points and grabbed a game high 12 rebounds in her 34 minutes of play.

The Lady Panthers shot a season low 33.3 percent from the floor and struggled from the free throw line as well, only hitting 61 percent of their attempts.

Greenville (9-7, 4-5 SLIAC) hit the floor Saturday, Jan. 29, as they defend H.J. Long Gymnasium against Monmouth (Ill.) at 1 p.m.

This story was published on January 26, 2011




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