Freshman Kendrea Williams Explodes for 29 pts as FDU-Florham Defeats Moravian College

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Women’s Basketball Knocks Off Moravian

BETHLEHEM, PA. (November 29, 2016) – Four FDU women’s basketball players scored 10 points or more to lead the Devils to an 87-83 victory over Moravian Tuesday.

The Devils move to 3-2, while Moravian falls to the same mark.

The freshman duo of Taiah Thornton and Kendrea Williams combined for the first seven points of the game, as the Devils held the hosts without a point for the first 3:32 of the contest. Williams drained two from the charity stripe to close out the first, and sophomore Kayla Croswell and Thornton opened the second with layups pushing the lead to eight.

An 11-1 spurt by the Greyhounds pushed the hosts lead to four points with 1:50 left in the half, but four straight points from senior Alyssa Mcdonough evened things up. Moravian would add a layup with 29 ticks left to go up by two heading into the break.

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Freshman Kendrea Williams Drops 20pts on Centenary College!

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Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Centenary

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MADISON, N.J. (November 21, 2016) – The FDU women’s basketball team limited Centenary to 18 points over the final three quarters en route to a 76-32 victory Monday night. The win moved FDU to 2-1 while Centenary suffered its first loss of the season, dropping to 2-1.

A layup by senior Rachel Groom capped off an early 7-2 run to give the Devils a lead they did not give up the remainder of the game. A pair of free throws by Heather Yaros cut the Devils edge to under double-digits, but senior Alyssa McDonough hit a layup and converted the free throw giving FDU an 11 point first quarter lead. Alyssa McDonough layup with 12 seconds left in the second period gave FDU their biggest lead of the first 20 minutes, heading into halftime up 18. Centenary shot a hair better in the opening half, 47.37%-43.3%.

The second half belonged solely to the Devils, as they outscored the Cyclones 35-9, including a 14-0 spurt in the fourth quarter. All 10 players who saw action recorded at least one point. Freshman Kendrea Williams poured in a career-high 20 points on 7-of-15 shooting, including 5-of-12 from three. McDonough narrowly missed a double-double, totaling 12 points and nine boards. Groom also teetered on the double-double line, going for nine points and 10 rebounds. Mallory George led Centenary with 13 points and seven rebounds.

The Devils are back in action on Saturday, heading south to take on Stevenson at 4 p.m.

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FBC Defenders Champions Once Again!

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Congratulations FBC Defenders! Special shout out to Briyanah Richarson, Dre’Asia Williams, Kristina Donza and Bianca Giordano for playing with the senior team (Alexzandra Walker, Kiiantay Darrell, Adrianna Fletcher, and Shavonne Smith) this past weekend at Columbus Bash tournament in Wayne, NJ. The Defenders played 3 games back to back to back on their way to capturing the tournament title. The team would also like to thank  new assistant coach and former Monmouth University starter, Jasmine Walker, for her keen insights as she served as the bench coach for the day. Game video can be found on our video channel located in the upper right corner of our webpage under the page banner. Check Us Out!

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Champions Once Again!

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The Franklin Basketball Club concluded their summer season with a bang! Participating in the Battle At The Beach (Stockton College), the US Invitational (Spooky Nook), and the Grande Finale (Spooky Nook) the program showcase a wealth of talented players throughout the program. With each event the teams got stronger and played better. As is a true FBC Defenders tradition, it’s players show tremendous growth and improvement at their season moves on. This year the program provided coaches with an glimpse into the future. Talented 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and yes 2021 players are littered throughout. This past week the program took three teams to Spooky Nook and were able to compete in three pool championship games! What a week it was for our program, players, families, and coaches. Congratulations To All!

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Congratulation to FBC Defenders Alum Jasmine Walker on being selected as MAAC Honoree for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award!

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NCAA Release
EDISON, NJ – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) has selected Fairfield University’s Olivia Brooks and Monmouth University’s Jasmine Walker as its conference honorees for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
Brooks, a 2016 graduate of Fairfield University served as the women’s golf captain for the Stags. Brooks was Fairfield’s top finisher at the 2016 MAAC Championships, finishing in sixth place to garner All-MAAC distinction. She received Dean’s List and MAAC All-Academic Honors as a Biology Pre-Med major with a minor in Mathematics. She is a two-time WGCA All-American Scholar, she also was Vice President of Fairfield’s chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the Health Professions Honor Society.
Walker, a 2016 graduate of Monmouth University, earned her Masters of Business Administration with a 3.74 grade point average as a captain of the Hawks women’s basketball team. Walker is a three-time MAAC All-Academic team member and graduated with the highest degree in economics and finance at Monmouth, earning magna cum laude honors. Click Here For Full Story

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