Simpson loses road game to conference rival

Simpson University Sports News


ROCKLIN, Calif. - Simpson University's women's basketball team took on conference rival William Jessup University on Thursday, Jan. 13 in Rocklin, Calif. The Lady Red Hawks were defeated by the Warriors by 15 points (77-62).

The game was evenly matched in the first half. The Lady Warriors were only up by one at halftime (34-33). However, in the second half, William Jessup outscored Simpson by 14 to win the game 77-62.

Freshman Nichole Jones led the Lady Red Hawks with 18 points and four steals. Senior Kylie Shaw and freshman Bekah Wofford each scored 10 points for Simpson.

William Jessup's Ashley Rose had a game high 29 points. Nicole Aboumrad added 19 points to the Warriors' final tally.

Simpson looks to take on conference opponent Holy Names University on Saturday, Jan. 15 in Redding, Calif. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.

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