BRIDGEWATER - Briana Moore and Rebecca Harvey both posted double-doubles Saturday to lead the Bridgewater College Eagles to a 63-37 victory over Hollins in ODAC action. The win snapped a four-game Eagles' losing streak.
Hollins jumped out to a quick start, taking a 7-2 lead before the Eagles started to get untracked. Tayler Broyles put the visitors on the board with a 3-pointer and a layup by Emily Jo Huffard put Hollins up 5-0. Harvey scored the first Bridgewater points, but Keyazia Taylor scored after grabbing an offensive rebound, giving Hollins a 7-2 lead.
The Eagles outscored Hollins 15-2 during the remainder of the first quarter to lead 17-9. Bridgewater tied the score at 7-7 on a layup by Jessalyn Monday and a 3-pointer by Moore. A jumper by Nina Novosel then gave Bridgewater the lead for good, 9-7. A layup by Chyna Roberts gave the Eagles an 11-7 lead before Huffard snapped the Hollins drought with a bucket inside to make it 11-9. Bridgewater closed the quarter with a 7-0 spurt. Moore started the run by converting a three-point play and Novosel knocked down a 3-pointer to put the Eagles up 17-9.
Both teams struggled to find the range early in the second quarter. Hollins went more than five minutes without scoring, but the Eagles were able to add just four points to their lead. A jumper by Monday pushed the lead to double figures and a layup by Novosel made the score 21-9. Deana Campbell scored Hollins's first points of the quarter with 4:30 left to trim the margin back to 10 points, 21-11.
Moore hit four straight free throws and Harvey added an inside bucket for a 27-11 Eagles' lead before a layup by Broyles pulled Hollins to within 27-13 at the half.
The teams traded points in the third quarter, but the Eagles pulled away in the final 10 minutes to close out the 63-37 victory.
Moore finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds while Harvey added 12 points and 11 boards. Novosel finished the contest with a career-high 13 points.
The Eagles, now 10-12 overall and 6-8 in the ODAC, are back in action Wednesday evening when they host rival Eastern Mennonite in the final home game of the regular season. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m.