Area Roundup

November 20, 2004


Slippery Rock 50, Shepherd 45

FINDLAY, Ohio - Stacey Green scored a game-high 15 points to lead Slippery Rock University (1-1), which overcame a 27-20 halftime deficit, at the Towne Place Suites Tip-Off Tournament on Friday night.

Carrie Kunkel had 12 points for Shepherd University (0-2), while LaToya Fisher had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Laura Harkins had eight points and a game-high 17 rebounds.

The Rams play host University of Findlay in the consolation game today at 1 p.m.

Delaware Valley 111, Hood 75

FROSTBURG, Md. - Bridget Golden scored 19 points to lead seven Delaware Valley players in double figures as the Aggies (1-0) downed Hood College in the first game of the Frostburg State Jim Crawley Classic.

Rita Willis had 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists for Hood (0-1), while Danielle Gallagher had 15 points and 11 rebounds, Kathryn Linehan had 14 points and Danielle Allen had 12 points.


Hood plays Lycoming today in tourney action.


John Carroll 76, Hood 62

READING, Pa. - Brandon Mimes scored 18 points to lead John Carroll University past Hood College in the season opener for each team at the Dr. Kleppinger Tip-Off Classic.

Hood's Santo Provenzano led all scorers with 23 points, while Dennis Tressler had 13 points for the Blazers. Jesse Gutekunst, a South Hagerstown graduate, had two points in the loss.

Hood plays Rutgers-Camden in the consolation game today at 1 p.m.


Hood players honored

Brunswick High graduates Kristen Kennedy and Lindsay Mayonado were among seven Hood College players to earn Atlantic Women's College Conference postseason honors this year.

Kennedy, a senior sweeper, was named to the AWCC Second Team, while Mayonado earned Honorable Mention. They helped the Blazers to an 8-9-1 record and played key roles on a defense that allowed 24 fewer goals than in 2003.

Topping the list for Hood was Laura Pitts, who led the conference with 26 goals and was named the AWCC Most Outstanding Player. Tamara Maggard made the Second Team, while Courtney DeSisto, Kaitlyn Hassel and Amellis Peart joined Mayonado on Honorable Mention.


Woodhams AWCC Newcomer of Year

FREDERICK, Md. - Hood College freshman Caroline Woodhams, a Boonsboro graduate, was named Newcomer of the Year in the All-Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference and also made the All-AWCC Second Team.

Woodhams, a setter, led the team and was third in the league with 525 assists (5.59 per game), and was second on the team with 156 digs.


Suns and WHAG extend agreement

The Hagerstown Suns and Dame Broadcasting will continue teaming up to broadcast Suns games on WHAG 1410 AM, extending their agreement through the 2006 season. All Suns games, both at home and on the road, will be found at their familiar home on the radio dial.

The new two-year deal guarantees the live broadcast of the Suns games for both the 2005 and 2006 seasons. The 2006 season will actually mark the 10th anniversary of Suns game broadcasts on WHAG.

The Suns also announced that Jason Gordon will return to the broadcast booth for his second season with the Suns.

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