Women's Basketball Picks Up Third Win in a Row

The College of Southern Maryland Hawks women's basketball team picked up their third Region XX win in a row on February 8, beating the Cecil College Seahawks 65-63.

Cecil grabbed a 20-16 lead after the first quarter, but CSM came right back in the second quarter, outscoring the Seahawks 19-11 to take a 35-31 lead into halftime.

CSM built their lead up to 52-45 by the end of the third quarter, enough to hold off an 18-13 fourth quarter from Cecil.

CSM pulled out their sixth Region XX win despite going 22-77 from the floor and 8-33 from behind the 3-point line.

CSM's record is now 9-11 overall and 4-5 in Maryland JUCO. Their record stands at 6-6 in Region XX contests.

Freshman Karalina Lawrence finished with a team-high 17 points and nine rebounds for the Hawks. Sophomore Amaya Yancey had an all-around productive night with 15 points, eight rebounds, six assists, and five steals.

The Hawks will now enjoy a weeklong break after playing five games over 11 days. CSM will travel to Thomas Nelson Community College on Sunday, February 16, to take on the Gators at 2 p.m.