The Shore Hosts North Carolina Central for Homecoming
Feb. 17, 2017

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PRINCESS ANNE, Md.
-- Coach Fred Batchelor and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Women's Basketball team continues their home stretch when the North Carolina Central (NCCU) Eagles come to town for homecoming. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m. inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center.

The Last Meeting
Maryland Eastern Shore59
North Carolina Central68
January 11, 2017
Durham, N.C.
Hawks Drops Road Contest At NC Central
After a long eight-game road trip, Coach Fred Batchelor and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Women’s Basketball team ended their road swing with a 68-59 defeat at North Carolina Central (NCCU). ...

Fans will have the opportunity to follow all the action via YouTube and GameTracker.

Furthermore, the Hawk fanatics will get a chance to listen to the game live with Will DeBoer and Dave Byrd. Tune in to the Hawks Radio Network on SFMSports.net for all Hawks' basketball coverage. Pregame coverage starts at 1:45 p.m.

LAST TIMEOUT


 

 

Last Monday (Feb. 13), the Hawks were unable to tame the Bethune-Cookman (BCU) Wildcats as they were defeated, 61-33, inside the Hytche Center.

Offensively, The Shore could not find a rhythm as they shot 23-percent (13-of-57) from the floor, including 10-percent (2-of-21) from downtown.

TOP PERFORMANCES

Senior Mariah McCoy (Rock Hill, S.C.) was the lone Hawk in double-figures with 10 points.

Other notable Hawks included center Tori Morris (Herndon, Va.) with a team-high eight boards while junior guard Alexus Hicks (Raleigh, N.C.) added six rebounds in a losing effort.

MATCHUP PREVIEW

Saturday afternoon's showdown will be the 13th meeting between Eastern Shore and NCCU with the Hawks leading the series, 9-3.

On Jan. 11, the Hawks ended an eight-game road swing with a loss at North Carolina Central, 68-59. Despite shooting a respectable 43-percent (21-of-49) from the floor, Eastern Shore lost the turnover battle as they committed 18 giveaways.

McCoy had a team-high 13 points in 32 minutes of action. Morris chipped in 11 points in the loss. Other notable Hawk performances included Moengaroa Subritzky (Auckland, New Zealand) netting 10 points while Hicks added nine points in a losing effort.

After starting 2-0 in league play, the Eagles (6-17, 5-6 MEAC) have went 3-6; however, comes into Saturday's contest riding a three-game winning streak. In the conference standings, Coach Vanessa Taylor has her squad sitting in ninth with a two-game lead over The Shore. Senior guard Morgan Jones leads the club in scoring, posting 12.4 points-per-game (PPG).

Maryland Eastern Shore (9-13, 3-8 MEAC) seeks to end a three-game skid while looking to make a late push up the standings. Coach Batchelor's bunch sits 10th in the league with only five game remaining before the tournament. McCoy and Subritkzy looks to get the Hawk attack back on track. McCoy averages more than 10 PPG while Subritzky records a shade under nine PPG.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

On Monday (Feb. 20), The Shore concludes its home stretch versus North Carolina A&T State. Game-time is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. inside the Hytche Center.

For complete recaps, results and news of Hawk athletics, please visit www.easternshorehawks.com.

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