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GU picks up first win of season, Hudson named to all-tournament team

Gallaudet women's basketball coach Stephanie Stevens (center) is signing to her players during a timeout in a game. She is signing the word defense with her hands. She is looking at her five players that are sitting in folding chairs. The players' backs are to you. They are wearing gray colored jerseys.

BOSTON - Junior guard Kendall Hudson (Blissfield, Mich.) posted career numbers here Sunday in the Emmanuel College Tip Off Classic consolation game to lead the Gallaudet University women's basketball team to its first win of the 2018-19 season. The Bison defeated Pine Manor College by 48 points, 89-41, as Hudson scored 27 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and made six steals. For her efforts, Hudson was named to the all-tournament team.

Gallaudet (1-2) scored the game's first eight points and never looked back. The Bison outscored the winless Gators 26-5 in the second quarter and led 41-11 at the half.

GU put the game away in the second half as it scored 48 additional points, with 30 coming in the fourth quarter, to earn the team's first win of the season.

Senior guard/forward Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) poured in 23 points as she made 10 of 14 shots from the floor to go with nine rebounds, nine assists and three steals as she just missed out on a triple-double. Senior guard Sabina Shysh (Tucson, Ariz.) recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to go with three assists and three steals.

Pine Manor (0-4) was led by Kristen Harris' 10 points, eight rebounds and two steals.

Emmanuel College won the championship game with a 102-89 victory over Westfield State University.

BISON TRACKS

  • GU outrebounded the Gators, 63-35
  • The Bison scored 38 points off 32 turnovers
  • Gallaudet netted 26 fast break points
  • GU tallied 28 second-chance points and scored 50 points in the paint

UP NEXT
Gallaudet returns home and will host Bryn Athyn College (0-3) on Sunday, Nov. 25, in a non-conference game. This is the home opener for the Bison and fans are encouraged to bring canned goods to the game as Gallaudet collects food for the Capital Area Food Bank.