Belmont Abbey rolls past Nighthawks in women’s basketball

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BELMONT, N.C. – The No. 9 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team fell for the first time this season in a 65-56 loss to Belmont Abbey Saturday afternoon.

Trailing 25-18 in the second quarter, the Nighthawks went on a 10-0 run to take a three-point lead, but that would be the last time UNG was in front as the Crusaders responded with a 9-0 run to finish the half and held on for the entirety of the second half.

Julianne Sutton led UNG with 16 points, while Kara Groover notched the first double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 boards.

Belmont Abbey pulled down 15 offensive rebounds, converting them for 12 second chance points.

North Georgia will hit the road again on Wednesday for its final non-conference tuneup at Clark Atlanta. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

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