Campus News

Women’s basketball falls to Eastern Mennonite

By Dean Greenwood, Reporter

Shenandoah University Lady Hornets fell to the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Royals on Wednesday with a score of 74 to 45.

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The Lady Hornets in action in Shingleton Gym on Wednesday night. (Photo by Dean Greenwood)

The Lady Hornets left the first quarter with a lead, but the Royals went on a 12-3 run soon after, gaining a lead that lasted the remainder of the game. In the second quarter, the Royals of EMU scored 25 points, while the Lady Hornets scored only 7.

The teams each ended with 18 turnovers, but the Royals led by 14 rebounds at the end of the game. The Royals also bested the Hornets in shooting percentage, making 50 percent of their attempted shots.

Leading the Hornets were Erin French and Kirstyn Arcata, both earning nine points, while Chloe Roach led EMU with 26 points.

The Shenandoah women’s basketball team is on the road this Saturday with an away game at Lynchburg College at 2 p.m.

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