Cowgirls Win Season Opener

Cowgirls Win Season Opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team opened its 2017-18 season with a 56-49 win over Guilford College on Saturday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C.

The game was tied going into the fourth quarter, HSU took a 49-45 lead on an Addison Garcia jumper with 3:46 to play. Danie Mabry made a jumper the next possession to make it 51-45.

After the Cowgirls forced a turnover, Taylor Gaffney made a 3-point play with 3:17 to play to make it 54-45 and the Cowgirls held on down the stretch for the win.

HSU had a 24-8 advantage in points off the bench as the Cowgirls played 15 different players in the game.

Mabry led the Cowgirls with 18 points and Addison Garcia and Taylor Gaffney added 11 points each. Miracle Waters led Guilford with 17 points.

The Quakers went 24-4 a year ago and went to the NCAA Tournament. HSU will play Meredith College at 11 a.m. on Sunday to conclude the road trip.


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