Lynchburg Eliminated by Christopher Newport in NCAA Second Round

Lynchburg Eliminated by Christopher Newport in NCAA Second Round

Score: Christopher Newport 69, Lynchburg 51
Location: Newport News, Va. (Freeman Center)
Records: Christopher Newport (27-2), Lynchburg (23-7)

40 Minutes Later
The Hornets and Captains engaged in a back and forth affair in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday evening. Lynchburg gave the #7 Captains all they could handle, but Christopher Newport proved too much in the end, out-scoring the Hornets, 19-10, in the the final frame to advanced to the sectional round of the tournament.

Game Breakdown
- Junior Brittany Afolabi-Brown provided a spark off the bench, scoring a career-high 17 points and coming one rebound short of a double-double with nine rebounds
- Senior Sarah Coronel recorded a career-high six blocks to go along with 12 points and five rebounds
- Senior Charmaine Hairston and freshman Carolyn Noe combined for 14 points and eight assists

Inside the Stat Sheet
- The Hornets stuffed 12 CNU shots, setting a new program record for most blocks in a game as a team
- Lynchburg held the advantage in bench scoring, outperforming the Captains 23-17

--- This release is courtesy of the Lynchburg College sports information department. ---