Lady Red Hawks Earn First Conference Win
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University women’s basketball team hosted the Pacific Union College Pioneers on Feb. 12. The Lady Red Hawks defeated the Pioneers 62-58, with this victory marking their first conference win of the season.
The Lady Red Hawks came out strong gaining a quick lead, but with foul trouble early in the first half it became an uphill battle for Simpson. The Red Hawks trailed by six at halftime.
Hungry for a win, the Red Hawks came out in the second half strong. With four lead changes and a lead never greater than nine, both teams kept the game close. The Lady Red Hawks were able to gain the lead and keep it, ending the game with a 62-58 victory.
Coming back off of an injured shoulder, Fallon Greenhaw was the team’s leading scorer. She had 16 points, shooting 10-for-12 at the free throw line.
The Lady Red Hawks host the Menlo College Oaks on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m. for the Red Hawks’ senior night and Homecoming game.
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.