FNU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM FALLS TO KEISER UNIVERSITY

Brianna Shooting FTWest Palm Beach, Fla. – INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Score: Keiser 99, Florida National 58
Records: Keiser (7-7), Florida National (6-12)
Location: Student Life Center, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Keiser Starters: Rodriguez (G), Dyson (G), Sanabria (G), Saunders (F), Long (F)
FNU Starters: Williams (G), Richardson (G), Sealey (G), Reynolds (G), Rosensteel (F)

Highlights 🏀🔥 Player: Kayla Brown Number: 3 Classification: FR Game: FNU X KU

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Sunday, December 16, 2018

STATS OF THE GAME:
  • FNU shot 35.5% from the field on 22-of-62 shooting overall but was hot from the field in the Second half, hitting 37.5%.
  • FNU shot 26.3% from downtown on 5-of-19 shooting.
  • Keiser  hit 52.5% of its shots from the paint and incredible 61.5% from the long range.
  • Applying the pressure on the defensive side, the Conquistadors forced 22 turnovers and recorded 8 steals.
  • Shannon Rosensteescored a team high 13 points, and added a team high two Blocks.
  • Brianna Richardson noted 10 points, 7 rebounds and added a team high 3 assists, going 3-of-11 from the field and 1-for-7 from Downtown.
  • Kayla Browncame off the bench to lead the Conquistadors on the boards with 8 rebounds, she also scored 7 points and recorded 3 of the 12  FNU teams assists.

Highlights 🏀🔥Player: Rosalyn Sealey Number: 23Classification: JR Game: FNU x KU

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Sunday, December 16, 2018

How it Happened

  • The Seahawks ran out to a 14-2 lead behind their aggressive play as the team went 10-of-10 at the free throw line.
  • Keiser held Florida National without a field goal until Shannon Rosentree connected on a jumper in the paint with 6:22 remaining in the quarter.
  • The Conquistadors climbed to within 14-8 before Keiser ended the period on a 10-5 run to lead 24-13. Sanabria and Dyson combined for 15 points in the opening quarter.
  • KU opened the second quarter on a 10-0 run, claiming their largest lead of the half, 35-15 with 4:03 showing on the scoreboard.
  • The teams traded baskets down the stretch with the Seahawks leading 42-23 at the halftime break.
  • Keiser outscored Florida National 21-7 in the opening eight minutes while holding the Conquistadors without a field goal to lead 63-28. The Seahawks opened the period with ten straight points.
  • The Seahawks would go on to take a 70-34 advantage into the final ten minutes of regulation.
  • KU kept their foot on the pedal during the fourth quarter, outscoring their opponents, 29-24 to come away with the 99-58 home victory. KU led by a game-best 44 points at the 6:15 mark of the quarter.

Highlights 🏀🔥Player: Deandra Akins Number: 30 Classification: SO Game: FNU x KU

Posted by Florida National University Athletics on Sunday, December 16, 2018

Inside the Box Score

  • Keiser tallied 30 points in the paint and 36 off turnovers.
  • The Seahawks tallied 21 second-chance points.
  • KU outrebounded FNU 45-36 while both teams had 14 offensive boards apiece.
  • The Seahawks led for all but 55 seconds of the game.

Game Notes

  • Today was the second meeting of the season between these two teams with each winning on their home court.

Ties: 1
Lead Changes: 1
Largest Lead: Keiser (44), Florida National (2)

Team Leaders
Keiser
Points: Dyson (20)
Rebounds: Long (12)
Assists: Rodriguez (6)

Florida National
Points: Rosentree (13)
Rebounds: Williams/Brown (8)
Assists: Three Tied (3)

Credits to Kuseahawks website

Up Next
The Conquistadors will face Palm Beach Atlantic University on Saturday December 29th, in West Palm Beach with a tip-off of 2:00 p.m.

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