FLORIDA NATIONAL LOSES “BATTLE” AGAINST FLORIDA MEMORIAL

FNU Women's Basketball team pictureHialeah, Florida-  INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final Score: Florida National University 63, Florida Memorial University 97
Records: Florida National University (6-11), Florida Memorial University (10-4)
Location: Bucky Dent Gym, Hialeah, Fla.
Florida National University Starters: Shannon Rosenstee , Ashley Williams, Brianna Richardson , Rosalyn Sealey, Deandra Akins
Florida Memorial University Starters: Brianna Battle, Shawnice King, Danielle Bailey, Kanesha Battle, Ashleign Gary.

STATS OF THE GAME:

  • FNU shot 39.4% from the field on 26-of-66 shooting overall but was hot from the field in the Second half, hitting 43.4%.
  • FNU shot 19.2% from downtown on 5-of-26 shooting.
  • Florida Memorial hit 48.4% of its shots from the paint and 33.3% from the long range.
  • The FMU Battle sisters Kanesha BattleBrianna Battle and Tyesha Battle combined for 61 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals and 6 assists.
  • Applying the pressure on the defensive side, the Conquistadors forced 16 turnovers and recorded 8 steals.
  • Ashley Williams scored a team high 15 points, and added a team high six assists, and two steals.
  • Brianna Richardson noted 13 points, 2 rebounds and added a team high 3 assists, going 5-of-14 from the field and 3-for-9 from Downtown.
  • N’madria Reynolds came off the bench to lead the Conquistadors on the boards with 8 rebounds, she also scored 6 points and recorded one of the 8 FNU teams steals.
  • Rosalyn Sealey, Deandra Akins andDestiny Lindsey noted 6 points each and recorded together 5 rebounds.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • FNU  record now is 6-11 this season.
  • FNU  home record is now 4-3.
  • 8 players saw at least ten minutes of action for the Conquistadors.
  • Florida National out-rebounded FMU 41-38 in the contest.

Up Next
The Conquistadors will face Keiser University on Saturday December 15th, in West Palm Beach with a tip-off of 2:00 p.m.

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