The Army West Point Women’s Basketball team topped Holy Cross, 60-42, yesterday afternoon on Senior Day in Christl Arena. The contest also paired as Army head coach Dave Magarity's final regular season home contest.
“I'm really proud of the way that we bounced back from yesterday,” Magarity said. “It was a very tough loss up in Worcester, but we did what we had to do today.”
Sabria Hunter led the charge for the Black Knights with a career-high 20 points on 8-14 shooting from the floor and was 4-4 from the line. Sarah Bohn also scored in double digits for Army, finishing with 12 points.
“I think we set the tone from the beginning of the game with Bohn and when Sabria did get into the game, she was such a force – not only offensively with a career high, but defensively her ball pressure, her rebounding, just her physical presence was huge. I just can't say enough about those two. Those two are two of the toughest kids that I've had here in a long time.”
After an early 11-0 scoring run by the Crusaders put Holy Cross ahead 13-6, Army fought to hold an 18-17 lead by the end of the opening quarter. Hunter found success near the rim in the opening quarter, converting on three layups.
Hunter went on to add eight more points in the second quarter, highlighted by a 3-point play just before time expired in the first half, which gave Army the 37-28 lead at the break. Read more.