Lady Hawks fall to USA South West Division leader Berea

Juliette Harp led all scorers with 24 points in Saturday's loss to Berea.
Juliette Harp led all scorers with 24 points in Saturday's loss to Berea.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's basketball team lost to USA South West Division leader Berea College 68-61 on Saturday.

The Lady Hawks played from behind for almost the entire game. After falling behind by 14 points early in the second half and trailing by 12 points, 58-46, at the end of the third quarter, Huntingdon rallied in the fourth quarter.

Using an 11-4 run, the Lady Hawks pulled within five points, 62-57, with three minutes to play. But that was as close as Huntingdon could get. Berea hit four free throws and a field goal to maintain the lead and close out the game.

Huntingdon senior Juliette Harp led all scorers with 24 points and also had seven rebounds. Alex Lowery added 12 points and five rebounds, T.I. Duncan finished with nine points, seven rebounds, seven assists and four blocks and Mia Hudson had five rebounds.

 

Records: Huntingdon (15-9, 8-6 USA South); Berea (20-3, 11-2 USA South)

Quick Facts: Harp's 24 points on Saturday put her season total at 431, the second most by a Lady Hawk during the NCAA era. Pat Pickens holds the season record with 497 points during the 2014-15 season … Harp needs seven rebounds to become the first Lady Hawk during the NCAA era to reach 1,000 career rebounds … With four blocks, Duncan moved into third on the Lady Hawks' career blocks list with 63

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Brevard College on Sunday at 1 p.m.