Score: Lynchburg 69, Catholic 64
Location: Newport News, Va. (Freeman Center)
Records: Lynchburg (23-6, 14-2), Catholic (23-5, 13-1)
Lynchburg earned its first ever NCAA Tournament victory after defeating Catholic, 69-64, to advance to the Second Round.
- Senior Charmaine Hairston led the Hornets with 19 points, seven rebounds, and five assists
- Sophomore Molly Shephard had a breakout performance with 15 points, eight rebounds, and two blocks while junior Brittany Afolabi-Brown was a spark off the Hornet bench as she recorded six points and seven rebounds
Beyond the Stat Sheet
Following this evening's victory over Catholic, the Hornets advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament, the farthest any team has gone into the Tournament in program history.
A Look Ahead
The Hornets will play host, Christopher Newport tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. Students, Faculy, Staff and Alumni, click here to register for free tickets. Transportation will not be provided.