Women’s basketball comes up short in loss to No. 2 Rock Valley

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus State women's basketball team (1-6) dropped a home loss to No. 2 Rock Valley College (5-2) on Sunday afternoon.

With Rock Valley having a slight lead throughout the game, the Cougars needed solid rebounding and shooting to pull ahead. Unfortunately, the rebounding was lackluster, grabbing a total of 29 and converting 12 offensive boards to only four points. Columbus State forced 18 turnovers on Rock Valley but managed to turn them into just 10 points.

Carli Codner-Pinto scored a team-high 16 points along with a career-best eight assists. Freshman Ashley Hurt returned from an injury to record 14 points, including going 3-of-4 from behind the arc. Hurt also grabbed seven rebounds and two steals. Hunter Kershaw was the third Cougar to score in double-digits with eleven points. Kershaw smacked down a career-best three blocks and grabbed six boards.

Keyvona Davis added eight points and a trio of rebounds and blocks while Antishay Rahim added five points and a team-high nine rebounds for the Cougars. The final score was 70-56.

The Cougars break for Thanksgiving and return to the court on Sat, Dec. 3 when they play Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan.