BABSON PARK, Fla. (November 3, 2020) – Despite double-figure scoring by seniors Adria Stewart, Deandra Akins, and Breyuna Walker, the Florida National women’s basketball team (1-2) fell to the Webber International Warriors (1-0), 83-56, on Tuesday evening.
Walker led all Conquistadors with 12 points on 3-of-6 shooting from the floor and 5-of-5 shooting from the free-throw line. The native of Tampa, Florida, also grabbed five rebounds, registered three steals, and notched one block.
Stewart and Akins scored 10 points apiece. Stewart shot 3-of-11 from the floor including 2-of-6 from 3-point range. Akins converted 4-of-12 from the field and was 2-of-5 from downtown. She also recorded six rebounds. Also record six rebounds was freshman Delores Charlton.
On the night, FNU shot 33.3 percent from the floor (17-of-51) and was 7-of-20 from 3-point range (35.0 percent). WIU shot 27-of-64 from the field (42.2 percent), including 31.3 percent from beyond the arc (5-of-16). The Warriors outrebounded the Conquistadors, 48-33, including an 18-10 on the offensive glass.
The Conquistadors return to the court on Saturday November 14, hosting Trinity Baptist. Game time is set for 5:00 p.m.
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.