This Week in NOVA Athletics Dec. 11-18

This Week in NOVA Athletics Dec. 11-18

Friday, December 15
5 p.m. – Women's Basketball vs. Thomas Nelson, Ernst Gymnasium
7 p.m. – Men's Basketball vs. Thomas Nelson, Ernst Gymnasium

Monday, December 18
5 p.m. – Women's Basketball vs. Southern Maryland, Ernst Gymnasium
7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Southern Maryland, Ernst Gymnasium

Women's Basketball
NOVA split its games last week at Hagerstown and against Chesapeake. The Nighthawks defeated the Hawks in Hagerstown 80-77, but dropped a 53-49 decision to the Skipjacks inside Ernst Gymnasium.

Jalita Montgomery scored a game-high 26 points against Chesapeake, while also pulling down nine rebounds. Theresa Sherrill and Taylor Lynch, meanwhile, grabbed nine rebounds apiece as the Nighthawks pulled down 48 total boards.  

Men's Basketball
The Nighthawks fell at Hagerstown 83-69, but bounced back Thursday to defeat Chesapeake 85-73 at home. In the victory over the Skipjacks, NOVA was led by Drew Jackson's game-high 31 points and 15 rebounds.

In last week's games, Frank Agymang averaged 22.5 points per contest to lead the Nighthawks, while Jackson followed at 17.5 a game. Jackson and Trevaun Hyatt combined to grab 44 of the squads 87 rebounds. The D.C. duo averaged 12 and 10 boards respectively a week ago.