Taryana Kelly sets career high with 19 rebounds against Savannah State!


Yesterday (01/17), the squad prevailed to victory over the Savannah State Lady Tigers, 61-50, inside the Hytche Center. A team effort contributed to the victory as all eight Lady Hawks scored in the game.


Savannah State opened the second half on an 8-0 run to trim UMES’ halftime lead, 31-24, but the Lady Hawks responded. After a made jumper by Moengaroa Subritzky (Auckland, New Zealand), Jessica Long (Fort Washington, Md.) nailed a three-pointer to push the lead back to double-digits, 36-24. The Lady Tigers made another run as they went on a 12-4 spurt, 40-36, with more than 10 minutes remaining. Over the next four minutes, UMES outscored the Lady Tigers, 9-2, and continued to hit clutch shots in the final six minutes to win, 61-50.



Long and Shawnee Sweeney (Chester, Va.) led the Hawk attack. Long had a game-high 14 points, five boards and three assists. For the Virginia-native, she recorded 10 points while shooting 40-percent (2-of-5) from beyond the arc.

Other notable Hawk performances included Taryana Kelly (North Brunswick, N.J.) posting nine points and a career-high 19 boards, including 13 offensive rebounds. Subritzky racked up nine points, four rebounds and a team-high four assists. Fellow newcomer Shauntesha Bryant (Syracuse, N.Y.) made her first collegiate start while collecting eight points and four boards in the win.


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