Archive for November, 2016

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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