Women's Basketball Falls To #7 Christopher Newport,

Women's Basketball Falls To #7 Christopher Newport,

Score: Christopher Newport 69, Lynchburg 51

Location: Newport News, Va. (Freeman Center)

Records: Christopher Newport (27-2), Lynchburg (23-7)

 

40 Minutes Later

The Hornets and Captains engaged in a back and forth affair in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday evening. Lynchburg gave the #7 Captains all they could handle but Christopher Newport was just too much as they advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

Game Breakdown

- Junior Brittany Afolabi-Brown provided a spark off the bench, scoring a career-high 17 points and coming one rebound short of a double-double finishing the night with 9 rebounds

- Senior Sarah Coronel recorded a career-high six blocks to go along with 12 points and five rebounds

- Senior Charmaine Hairston and freshman Carolyn Noe combined for 14 points and eight assists

Inside the Stat Sheet

- The Hornets stuffed 12 CNU shots, setting a new program record for most blocks in a game as a team

- Lynchburg held the advantage in bench scoring, outperforming the Captains 23-17