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Britney Campbell

Junior Britney Campbell

Hollins Can't Overcome WildCats Shooting

Roanoke, VA - Hollins University Basketball vs Randolph College, November 26, 2013

Box Score

The Hollins University basketball team had one more piece of business to take care of before enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday, a date with Randolph College on Tuesday night.  Hollins played host to the 4-0 WildCats on a cold and rainy night.

Hollins hoped to start the game with Randolph quicker than their previous outings that had been slowed by poor shooting.  A game Hollins squad got just what the were looking for by scoring the basketball more effectively in the early going.  The home team enjoyed a 14-10 lead just minutes into the matchup with Randolph.  After a Wildcat timeout, the tide turned quickly.  Over the next four minutes it was a 17-4 run by the visitors that blew the game open.  Hollins struggled to get the defensive stops they need to cut into the lead and found themselves down 46-29 at the break.

After shooting 54.8% from the field and 62.5% from beyond the arc, Randolph started the second half in firm control of the game.  However, Hollins played much better and matched the WildCats basket for basket for the all important first five minutes of the half.  After another Randolph run made the lead 26, Hollins began to get into a rhythm.  Driving the ball to the basket and the free throw line where the best Hollins weapons as the home team cut the lead to 11 with just 1:30 left to play.  Randolph made their free throws down the stretch en route to holding on for a 90-73 ODAC win.  

Junior forward Britney Campbell (Silver Spring, MD) enjoyed her best offensive night of the season by netting 17 points and pulling down seven rebounds.  Taylor Catron (Tazewell, VA) recorded her second straight ODAC double digit effort by scoring 16 points before fouling out in the games closing seconds.  Chanci Wright (Eden, TX) added11 points and nine rebounds, just missing out on yet another double-double.  First-year shooting guard Jewell Parfitt (Roanoke, VA) hit two of eight from long range, scoring 10 points.

Jensen Hoover enjoyed a perfect night from the field (8-8) leading to a game high 20 points while grabbing 13 rebounds, five on the offensive glass.  Abigail Bullins made four of her six attempts from three points land in scoring 18 points.  Allie Druffel added 11 while Chelsea Tyler scored 10.

Hollins will have a week before attempting to get back in the win column.  After taking a couple of days to enjoy Thanksgiving, Hollins will play host to Meredith College on Tuesday night.  The out of conference game against the Avenging Angels will tip at 7:00pm.