Pioneers Were Lights Out Beyond The Arc, Taking Down St. Francis Booklyn 90-69

Pioneers Were Lights Out Beyond The Arc, Taking Down St. Francis Booklyn 90-69

Fairfield, CT- The Sacred Heart women's basketball team picked up a huge, NEC quarterfinal victory over the Terriers of St. Francis Brooklyn 90-69. Hannah Kimmel finished the night with a new season high 32 points, and recorded her sixth double-double of the season. Katherine Haines also ended the night with her tenth double-double of the season ending with 15 points, and 11 boards. The Pioneers are back at home this Wednesday as they host the NEC semifinals at 7:00pm in the William H. Pitt center.

Haines got things going for the Pioneers right off the bat, draining a shot from downtown to put SHU up 3-0. The terriers would respond with a jumper on the next possession. SHU was perfect early, picking up a trio of baskets from beyond the arc. Shelby Hickey, and Kimmel each added a bucket after Haines opened things up. Erin Storck joined the party, hitting a jumper from downtown, to move the score to 16-6 with 2:33 remaining in first. The Pioneers were LIGHTS OUT beyond the arc, as Hickey hit another triple, as the Pioneers ended the first quarter up 21-8.

In similar fashion, SHU was hitting their shots deep, as Kimmel drained another shot from downtown moving he score to 26-11. Storck found Haines under the basket with a perfect feed, as Haines added a layup to put SHU up 32-18, but the Terriers would respond with a bucket from downtown. Hickey would keep the train rolling hitting a three from beyond the arc, moving the score to 38-21 with 3:23 remaining in the first half. The Pioneers ended the first half on a tear, with the score standing at 48-25.

Pioneers were picking up where they left off after a Adaysha Williams layup, moving the score to 52-33 with 6:58 remaining in the third. Kelcy Castro added her name to the Pioneers with a triple on the night hitting a jumper in the corner, moving the score to 55-33. Haines put on slick move past a Terrier defender for back-to-back layups to move the score to 61-36 midway thru the third quarter. Kimmel added another bucket from downtown, followed by a break away layup from Haines to force a Terrier timeout with 1:54 remaining in the third with SHU leading 68-38. Kimmel was feeling it, as she hit an additional triple as the Pioneers ended the third quarter up 74-47.

The Pioneers didn't skip a beat as they picked up their 16th triple of the night breaking the school record. The Pioneers held on to take down the Terriers 90-69

 
 

Noteworthy-

  • The Pioneers were LIGHTS OUT from beyond the arc, shooting 45.5% (10-22) in the first half. SHU would finish the game shooting 47.1% (16-34)
  • All five starters hit a shot beyond the arc
  • The Pioneers were hot from beyond the arc, hitting a single game record, 16 buckets from downtown.
  • Kimmel posted a new season high 32 points, as she posted her fifth double-double of the season, adding 10 rebounds
  • Haines picked up her tenth double-double of the season as she finished the night with 11 boards, and 15 points
  • The Pioneers set a new season high in points scored as they lit up the scoreboard with 90 points
 

1st Quarter-

  • Haines got things going for the Pioneers right off the bat, draining a shot from downtown to put SHU up 3-0. The terriers would respond with a jumper on the next possession
  • SHU was perfect early, picking up a trio of baskets from beyond the arc. Shelby Hickey, and Kimmel each added a bucket after Haines opened things up.
  • Erin Storck joined the party, hitting a jumper from downtown, to move the score to 16-6 with 2:33 remaining in first
  • The Pioneers were LIGHTS OUT beyond the arc, as Hickey hit another triple, as the Pioneers ended the first quarter up 21-8

2nd Quarter-

  • In similar fashion, SHU was hitting their shots deep, as Kimmel drained another shot from downtown moving he score to 26-11
  • Storck found Haines under the basket with a perfect feed, as Haines added a layup to put SHU up 32-18, but the Terriers would respond with a bucket from downtown
  • Hickey would keep the train rolling hitting a three from beyond the arc, moving the score to 38-21 with 3:23 remaining in the first half
  • The Pioneers ended the first half on a tear, with the score standing at 48-25

3rd Quarter-

  • Pioneers were picking up where they left off after a Adaysha Williams layup, moving the score to 52-33 with 6:58 remaining in the third
  • Kelcy Castro added her name to the Pioneers with a triple on the night hitting a jumper in the corner, moving the score to 55-33
  • Haines put on slick move past a Terrier defender for back-to-back layups to move the score to 61-36 midway thru the third quarter
  • Kimmel added another bucket from downtown, followed by a break away layup from Haines to force a Terrier timeout with 1:54 remaining in the third with SHU leading 68-38
  • Kimmel was feeling it, as she hit an additional triple as the Pioneers ended the third quarter up 74-47

4th Quarter-

  • The Pioneers didn't skip a beat as they picked up their 16th triple of the night breaking the school record.
  • The Pioneers held on to take down the Terriers 90-69