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Preview: Lady Hawks travel to St. Leo Classic


Lady Hawks (4-3) vs. Trevecca Nazarene (7-5)

Saturday, Dec. 29 • 2 pm • The Bowman Center

Lady Hawks (4-3) vs. Ursuline (3-7)
Sunday, Dec. 30 • 2 pm • The Bowman Center

By James Vallone

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Lady Hawks return from the Christmas break to head south to Florida as participants in the St. Leo Classic, where they will play twice in two days. On Saturday, Trevecca Nazarene will be the opponent; and Sunday will see the Lady Hawks play Ursuline.

Shorter (4-3) has been on the road for the entire month of December, going 2-2 over that stretch which includes winning the last two games versus Clark Atlanta and Albany State.

The Lady Hawks have three players scoring in double digits; Karisma Boykin (13.7), Kristin Nash (11.9), and Lynette Harris (11.9). While senior Shelby Farrer leads the team in rebounds (9.6), with help from Harris (6.6). Harris leads the team while shooting 54.7 percent from the floor, with Farrer second on the team at 46.9 percent.

The Lady Hawks are scoring 60.9 points per game while allowing 60.4 points; however the defense has allowed only 52.5 points per game during the winning streak.

Trevecca Nazarene (7-5) is coming into the game with a two game winning streak. The Trojans are averaging 71.3 points per game, while only allowing 65.6 – holding the opposition to 38 percent shooting from the floor. Rachel Raby leads the team in scoring at 9.3 points per game, with Christina Curtner (9.2) and Britt Bell (9.0) at the top of the scoring. Curtner leads the team with 13 made 3-pointers, with Raby (5.6) and Bell (5.2) leading the team in rebounds per game.

Ursuline (3-7) has won three of the last four games after starting the season on a six game losing streak, and will face host St. Leo on Saturday before facing the Lady Hawks on Sunday at 2 pm. The Arrows are scoring 54.3 points per game, while allowing 74.3 points to the opponent. Laura Campbell (18.2) and Katie Cappello (11.3) and the top scorers for the Arrows. Dee Erazo (8.3) and Natalie Cook (7.4) lead the team in rebounds per game.

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