HU remains undefeated with win over Aquinas

 On the road again for their third time this season in as many games, the Forester women's basketball team (3-0) remained unbeaten with a 71-51 decision over Aquinas College.

It was another sluggish start for the Foresters as they found themselves down 11-4 within the first three minutes of play. While Huntington struggled to take care of the ball, they got the job done defensively holding the Saints to sixteen points over the next seventeen minutes to take a 37-27 lead into the locker room. The Foresters shot 62.5 percent from the field (15-for-24) in the first half behind ten points from Kelsey Green.

The Saints closed to within five, 43-38, three minutes into the second stanza but HU methodically built their lead back to double digits over a seven-minute span. Turnovers continued to plague the Foresters but defensive pressure proved to be the difference in the game as HU limited Aquinas to 24 second half points. The Foresters finally put the game away when Sarah Miller scored eight points in 90 seconds to give HU a 19-point cushion with just under three minutes left on the clock.

Miller finished with 17 points and four assists to led the Forester charge. Green added 14 points and a game-high nine boards while Allison Greene and Lauren Meese each chipped in 13 points. The Saints were led by Taelor Sanders' 13 points and five rebounds.

The Foresters sizzled the nets from long range by going 7-for-11 (63.6 percent) from behind the arc. HU enjoyed a 36-25 rebounding advantage.

Huntington is back in action on Saturday when they travel to Siena Heights University for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director