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Lady Wolves Show True Grit

February 18, 2012

Playing some of their best basketball of the season, the Lady Wolves fell 53-48 to Shippensburg. Cheyney playing without its two leading scorers, were led by senior Linda Henderson. Henderson, scored a career high 14 points, along with Kyra MGriff and Nadirah Brown were playing the final game of their collegiate career in Cope Hall.


After falling behind 8-3 in the early going the Lady Wolves ran off 10 unanswered points to take a five point lead. Cheyney would settle on a 23-19 lead at half-time. The Red Raiders scored unanswered points to start the second half turning the four point deficit into a four point advantage. After a traditional three point play by Alexis Peterson the Cheyney lead was back up to four 33-29 with 14:30 remaining. With the game tied at 35, Shippensburg went on a 10-0 run from which the Lady Wolves could not overcome. Cheyney was able to cut the lead to three on a Henderson three pointer from the top of the key but ran out of time. The Red Raiders converted 8-8 free throws in the final 2:25 to preserve the victory. Shippensburg was 22-26 from the charity stripe on the afternoon compared to 11-22 for the Lady Wolves.


Cheyney will close out the regular season with trips to West Chester on Wednesday and East Stroudsburg on Saturday.
 

Cheyney Wolves vs. Shippensburg

Saturday, February 18, 2012 Final
48
Cheyney Wolves
53
Shippensburg
Date:
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Time:
1:00 PM - TBA