For immediate release – 1/23/2013 - #220
LC Women Score Big ODAC Win at Hollins 62-52
ROANOKE, VA – Sophomore forward Shannon Allan scored 24 points as the Lynchburg College women's basketball team posted a 62-52 victory Wednesday evening at Hollins University in an Old Dominion Athletic conference (ODAC) match-up.
Lynchburg led most of the first half by small margins, and finished the stanza with baskets from freshmen Sarah Tolliver and Sammi Goldsmith to enter halftime ahead 26-19.
Hollins trimmed the advantage to just two points after a three-pointer from Lacie Forrest with 13 minutes remaining. Fueled by seven points from Goldsmith, a 12-0 LC surge put the Hornets ahead 54-40 and they never looked back.
Allan tied for the game-high with 24 points, hitting 10-of-20 shots from the floor. Goldsmith had nine of her 13 points in the second half, and sophomore Lauren Penley had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, and added five assists. Junior guard Ann Dorris had a solid all-around game with six points, four rebounds and three assists.
Jasmine Greene paced Hollins (5-12/1-8 ODAC) with 24 points and six assists. Ella Oakley tallied 10 points and eight rebounds and Chanci Wright corralled a game-high 14 rebounds.
The Hornets (11-6/6-3 ODAC) travel to Shenandoah University Saturday for another ODAC game at 2 p.m.