Women's Hoops Falls To Washington College
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Wesley College's women's basketball fell to Washington College, 69-58, Saturday night at Cain Athletic Center. The Wolverines move to 1-6 on the season while the Shorewomen improve to 4-4.
Heather Fuller led Wesley with 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting and eight rebounds while Rachelle Allen finished with 11 points and eight assists. Allen also did not commit a turnover on the night and recorded three steals. Aleisha Hobbs pitched in with ten points as well.
Led by Fuller scoring the team's first six points, Wesley jumped out to a 14-7 lead with just over 11 minutes remaining in the first half. However, Washington College quickly regrouped and went on a long run as Wesley suddenly went cold from the floor.
The Shorewomen went into the break with a 37-19 lead and midway through the second held a 23 point lead, its largest of the night. Wesley would not go down without a fight as Rachelle Allen led a Wolverine counter-attack. In the next 8 minutes and 20 seconds, Allen scored eight points and after a pair of free throws by Fuller, Wesley cut the deficit to 63-53 with 3:27 remaining in regulation.
The ten-point margin was as close as the Navy & White would get as the Shorewomen held on for the victory.
The Wolverines committed a season-low nine turnovers and scored 21 points off 13 Washington College turnovers.
Next on the agenda for Wesley is a home contest against Centenary (N.J.) on December 22 at 2 pm.