Saturday, December 20, 2014

Steenholdt scores 24 in HBU win over McMurry

Shanice Steenholdt (20)  scored 24 points for the Huskies
against McMurry University.
Photo by Darla Tamulitis-La Vita Loca Photography
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By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2014 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 19, 2014) Senior Shanice Steenholdt connected for 24 points to lead the Houston Baptist Huskies to a 69-49 win over the McMurry Warhawks in women's college basketball action at Sharp Gym on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 in Houston.

The 6-0 forward from Roswell N.M. shot 10-of 15 from the field and was 4-of-5 from the free throw line. Heidi Sihvola contributed 19 points from the bench in the Huskies fifth win of the season.

Forward Anna Strickland was active under the basket with 10 rebounds; nine of them on the defensive end of the court.

The Huskies were never really challenged with the 1-12 Warhawks shooting only 31.3% from the field, along with 26 rebounds as a team.

McMurry had three players in double figures; Haley Welch with 12 points, with Adijatu Disu and Taylor Russell each scoring 11.

The Huskies will now have a break until their next game against Huston-Tillotson on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. Tip off is set for 2 p.m. at Sharp Gym on the HBU campus.

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