CONQUISTADORS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL GOES FOR THIRD WIN IN A ROW

Brianna Shooting FTHialeah – FL- The Florida National University Women’s basketball team seeks a third consecutive win on Tuesday evening against Florida College, in a very close game at Bucky Dent Gym.

After a bad end of season in 2018 with 4 straight losses, the Lady Conquistadors of Florida National University Basketball team, started 2019 on fire with a 3-0 record. The Conquistadors Played 3 home games in the first 8 days of 2019 and won all games.

First Game – In the first game on January 4th, the Conquistadors played Trinity Baptist College at Bucky Dent Gym and beats the Eagles 79-50.

FNU 47 x 18 Trinity Baptist College

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Friday, January 4, 2019

GAME STATS:
  • FNU shot 45.5% from the field on 30-of-66 shooting overall but was hot from the field in the Second half, hitting 52.5%.
  • FNU shot 29.4% from downtown on 5-of-17 shooting.
  • Trinity Baptist College hit 37.5% of its shots from the paint and 50% from the long range.
  • Applying the pressure on the defensive side, the Conquistadors forced 29 turnovers and recorded 19 steals.
  • Ashley Williams scored a team high 18 points, and added a team high 6 steals.
  • Brianna Richardson noted 17 points, and added a team high 5 assists, going 8-of-17 from the field and 1-for-7 from Downtown.
  • Destiny Weldon noted 14 points, 3 rebounds and 1 steal.
  • Deandra Akins came off the bench with 12 points going 4-of-9 from the field and 3-for-7 from Downtown.

Second Game – In the second game on January 5th, the Conquistadors played again against Trinity Baptist College at Bucky Dent Gym and beats the Eagles 82-37.

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Saturday, January 5, 2019

GAME STATS:
  • FNU shot 39.1% from the field on 27-of-69 shooting overall.
  • FNU shot 30.4% from downtown on 7-of-23 shooting.
  • Trinity Baptist College hit 27.3% of its shots from the paint and 50% from the long range.
  • Applying the pressure on the defensive side, the Conquistadors forced 36 turnovers and recorded 19 steals.
  • Destiny Lindsey came off the bench to score a team high 18 points, and a team high 5 steals.
  • Brianna Richardson  and Destiny Weldon noted 13 points each. and added a team high 5 assists.
  • Ashley Williams noted 10 points, 2 rebounds and 5 steals.
  • Deandra Akins came off the bench with 9 points going 3-of-12 from the field and 3-for-10 from Downtown.

Third Game – In the third game on January 8th, the Conquistadors played again against Florida College at Bucky Dent Gym and beats the Falcons in a very close game 68-59.

2/2 Women’s Basketball – Florida National University x Florida College. Let’s go Conquistadors! #FNU #GoConquistadors

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

 

GAME STATS:
  • FNU shot 35.9% from the field on 23-of-64 shooting overall.
  • FNU shot 25% from downtown on 4-of-16 shooting.
  • Florida College hit 32.8% of its shots from the paint and 24.0% from the long range.
  • Applying the pressure on the defensive side, the Conquistadors forced 35 turnovers and recorded 20 steals.
  • Rosalyn Sealey score a team high 17 points, and added a 4 rebounds .going 6-of-14 from the field.
  • Brianna Richardson noted 8 points while Destiny Weldon noted 9 points.
  • Ashley Williams led the Conquistadors on the boards with 6 rebounds, she also scored 11 points and recorded 2 steals.
  • Destiny Lindsey came off the bench with 10 points going 3-of-10 from the field.

Coach Matt Stearsman Talked about the game.

Matt Stearsman, Florida National University Women’s Basketball Coach, is speaking about the victory against Florida College. #FNU #GoConquistadors

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Up Next
The Conquistadors will face Florida Memorial University on Wednesday January 16th, in Miami Gardens with a tip-off of 6:00 p.m.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director

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