WESTMINSTER, Md. - The Gallaudet University women's basketball team ventured out of conference here Monday night for a late-season non-conference game at McDaniel College. Gallaudet (7-13) came up short against the Green Terror of McDaniel (9-12) by 11 points, 61-50, at the Gill Center.
Gallaudet led early on in the first quarter, as much as six points, and took an 18-15 lead into the second quarter. The Green Terror took the lead, just over three minutes in, and used an 11-4 run to take a 31-25 advantage into halftime.
In the third quarter, both teams scored 16 points each. GU cut the McDaniel lead to four, 47-43, early in the fourth quarter on a jump shot made by junior guard Emelia Beldon (Frederick, Md.). That was as close as Gallaudet got the rest of the way. The Bison turned the ball over twice before the Green Terror scored the next eight points to put the game away.
Beldon led all-scorers with 20 points to go with seven rebounds, three assists and one steal. Freshman forward Cassidy Perry (Frederick, Md.) recorded her ninth double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Junior guard Kendall Hudson (Blissfield, Mich.) added seven points and five boards.
McDaniel guard Anna Mondoro paced the Green Terror with 19 points as she made five of the team's nine 3-pointers.
- Gallaudet held a 39-33 edge in rebounds
- The Bison scored 32 points in the paint
- McDaniel received 25 points from its bench
- The Green Terror scored 20 points off 22 Bison turnovers
- GU is 2-7 in non-conference games this season
Gallaudet will get back into conference play and travel to Penn St. Harrisburg (10-10, 8-3 NEAC) on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m.
Gallaudet Basketball Reunion (Feb. 14-15) sponsored by Sorenson Communications, LLC
The Gallaudet University men's and women's basketball programs will host a reunion weekend on Feb. 14-15, 2020, in the Field House for former GU basketball student-athletes, coaches and fans. If you are interested in attending the basketball reunion weekend please register here: http://igfn.us/form/PyyW3w.
For more information: https://www.gallaudetathletics.com/sports/mbkb/2019-20/releases/reunion-update
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