Sunday, February 14, 2016

Chowan Hawks Dismantle Bowie State

MURFREESBORO, North Carolina -- The Chowan University women's basketball team earned their fourth straight win on Saturday afternoon after topping Bowie State University 70-54 in the Helms Center. The Hawks improve to 18-6 overall and 12-2 in league play with the victory while the Lady Bulldogs slide to 9-15 on the year and 2-12 against CIAA opponents after the setback.

Dhyamond Crenshaw tallied 20 points for the Hawks in the win and added nine rebounds (six offensive, three defensive). Alisha Mobley added 17 points while Jordan Payne recorded a double-double with 11 points and 16 rebounds (five offensive, 11 defensive). Shaikeyla Jordan drained 15 points in the victory.

Kyah Proctor paced the Lady Bulldogs with 20 points in the loss. Robin Heard added nine points and nine rebounds (five offensive, four defensive).

The Hawks raced to a 16-5 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, holding the Lady Bulldgos to just 16 points over the first two quarters of play. After taking a 37-16 advantage over Bowie State heading into the locker room at halftime, the Hawks extended their lead to as many as 31 points (53-22) after Jordan's three-pointer and layup with 4:27 left in the third quarter.

Bowie State battled to cut the deficit in the fourth quarter but Chowan maintained a comfortable advantage for the remainder of the contest; easily securing the 70-54 win.

The Hawks return to action on February 17th as Chowan plays host to Lincoln University (PA). Tip-off is slated for 5:30pm in the Helms Center. Wednesday's game marks Chowan's 8th Annual Play4Kay game. For more information about the event, click HERE.



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