FNU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM BEATS TOCCOA FALLS IN SEASON OPENER 71-23

FNU Women's Basketball Player dribbling the ballTOCCOA FALLS, GA- Florida National University Women’s Basketball team beats Toccoa Falls College on season opener Wednesday night at Toccoa Falls, (GA). The Conquistadors dominated the game since the first minute and finished the game with 71 to 23 on the scoreboard. The conquistadors will now travel to Kentucky to play in the Univeristy of Pikesville UPike Classic on October 25th & 26th this upcoming weekend.

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP:

Final Score: Florida National University 71, Toccoa Falls College 23
Records: Florida National University (1-0), Toccoa Falls College (0-1)
Location: Toccoa Falls College Gym, Toccoa Falls, GA

BEYOND THE BOX-SCORE:

  • FNU record now is 1-0 on the season season.
  • FNU improved its away record to 1-0.
  • 5 Florida National players scored double digits.
  • Florida National out-rebounded Toccoa Falls  in the contest.

Coach Silva Said ” everyone on the team played a factor in winning the opening games of the season and I was very proud of them. Now we look forward to the UPike Classic this weekend. Senior Rosalyn Sealey led the conquistadors with 14 points hitting 3 three-points. The conquistadors will now travel to Kentucky to play in the University of Pikesville on the UPike Classic on October 25th & 26th this upcoming weekend ”.

WHAT’S NEXT:

Florida National University men’s basketball Team will now face University of Pikesville on Thursday, October 25th at 5:00 Pm. The game will take place at Pikeville, KY.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director

About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity,  leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic    program a durable source of pride for the  student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.

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