Takoma Park, MD- The Washington Adventist University women's basketball team was defeated by Chestnut Hill College Wednesday night by a final score of 98-84.
In the first quarter, the Shock traded baskets with the Griffins for the majority of the quarter. The Shock led 18-16 with 1:59 left in the quarter. However, the Griffins used a mini 7-2 run to close the quarter and regain the lead 26-20. In the second quarter, the Griffins outscored the Shock 26-15. In the second half, the Shock settled in and outscored the Griffins 49-46 but were unable to manage the deficit.
The Shock held the advantage shooting 47% (32-68) from the floor and 42% (10-23) from beyond the arc for the contest. The Griffins held the advantage in free throw attempts 38-13.
The Shock had four players reach double figures. Courtney Jenkins and Olivia Turner each finished the contest with 16 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Chynna Smith finished with a career high 15 points on 5-6 shooting from beyond the arc. Demyra Selby added 12 points. Emily Piazza finished with a team high 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
The Shock return to action Sunday when they host Bluefield State College at 4 pm.