Jan.13-GAMBIER, Ohio- The Hiram College women's basketball team was unable to get into an offensive rhythm falling 62-34 to Kenyon, Saturday afternoon.
Hiram's junior Bri Burgos opened up the game with a basket, but the Terriers were unable to hold onto that momentum for long. Kenyon held the Terriers to just 14 points in the first half.
At the break, Hiram already forced 10 turnovers and secured five of their nine steals of the night, but trailed Kenyon 25-14.
Late in the third quarter, Kenyon stretched the lead to 21 points (40-19). Inside the three-minute mark freshman, Tashauna Wright hit back to back baskets in an effort to chip away at the deficit (42-26). Wright finished the night leading the Hiram bench with seven of the nine reserve points.
The last quarter is where the Kenyon offense did most of their damage. In the second half, Hiram was outscored 37-20. The Terriers were able to shrink the deficit down to 17 points, but the Ladies stretched the lead to as most as 28 points, securing their 62-34 victory.
Offensively, Erica Johnson paced the Terriers with 10 points and four rebounds, while senior Allison Vannoy posted seven points and four rebounds. Vannoy leads the conference in assist adding another five to her resume.
The Terriers will return home on Wednesday, January 17 to take on Denison. The matchup with the Big Red is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start.