Hannah Parsley scored 20 points and went 5-of-7 from 3-point range
Hannah Parsley scored 20 points and went 5-of-7 from 3-point range
Sat, Feb. 6, 2010 - [Women's Basketball]
HENDERSON, Tenn. - The No. 15 Freed-Hardeman Lady Lions jumped ahead early and never let up in an 89-50 win over Cumberland (Tenn.) University on Saturday in the FHU Sports Center.

The Lady Lions used a 13-0 run midway through the first half to take a 22-6 lead with 8:10 left in the half.  Cumberland would never get closer than 13 points the rest of the way, and FHU (19-4, 7-3) closed out the game by outscoring the Bulldogs 29-9 over the last 11 minutes of play.

Meribeth Boehler and Hannah Parsley both turned in strong performances.  Boehler led all scorers with 24 points while Parsley added a season-high 20 points.  Parsley going 5-of-7 from 3-point range, including two that came from well beyond the arc.  Boehler also went 10-of-10 from the free throw line for the game.

Jana Cross added 15 points as FHU's two starting posts combined to go 13-of-22 from the field.

The Lady Lions also dominated the boards, outrebounding Cumberland 49-16.  Maria Bagwell almost outrebounded Cumberland by herself, grabbing 15 total rebounds including 10 in the first half.  She finished with nine points, one shy of a double-double.

Freed-Hardeman has a week off before traveling to face No. 1 Union (Tenn.) University on Saturday, Feb. 13.