Hawks Outlast Red Flash In High Scoring Affair
Dec. 16, 2016

Final Stats

BOCA RATON, Fla. – In their highest scoring outing of the season, Coach Fred Batchelor and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Women’s Basketball team outlasted Saint Francis (SFU), 90-82, inside “The Burrow” at the Florida Atlantic (FAU) Holiday Tournament.

With the win, Eastern Shore (5-3) picked up consecutive victories for the first time this season. Furthermore, the Hawks earned their first win over the Red Flash in program history.

Five Hawks recorded double-figures, led by sophomore guard Keyera Eaton (Winston-Salem, N.C.) with 15 points. Junior Shauntesha Bryant (Syracuse, N.Y.) and sophomore Ra’Jean Martin (Jacksonville, Fla.) combined for 26 points off the bench.

After taking a 15-point advantage at the half, 44-29, Eastern Shore extended its lead to 20 after a trey ball from sophomore Ciani Byrom (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 55-35. The Shore held a 68-47 lead after three.

In the fourth, Bryant gave the Hawks their largest lead of the game with two freebies, 78-56. Saint Francis never gave up as they scored 35 points in the period, but fell short to Eastern Shore, 90-82.



Other notable Hawk performances included guard Moengaroa Subritzky (Auckland, New Zealand) registering 13 points on 50-percent (5-of-10) shooting from the floor. Senior Mariah McCoy (Rock Hill, S.C.) added 11 points in the victory.

For the Red Flash (3-6), Jessica Kovatch had a game-high 17 points. Katie Reese chipped in 16 points in the loss.

Tomorrow (Dec. 17), Maryland Eastern Shore meets FAU in the Championship Game. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. or approximately 30 minutes after SFU takes on Jackson State.

Season tickets for the 2016-2017 season are on sale now starting at just $125, for all men’s and women’s home games. Did you know that a purchasing a season ticket helps all sports at Maryland Eastern Shore, not just basketball?  To purchase season tickets, click here. For more information about the 1ticKet Drive, log on to the web at www.easternshorehawks.com or call 410-651-6499.  It’s time to show your #HawkPride!

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