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Women's Basketball

Gallaudet falls in final home game of the season to Keuka

Gallaudet women's basketball player Jakkisha Smith dribbles up the court. The ball is in her right hand. She wears a gray Gallaudet uniform with the #3 in navy lettering.

WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University women's basketball team was unable to pick up a win in their final home game of the 2016-17 season as they hosted North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) opponent Keuka College. The Bison were overwhelmed by the Wolves in the second half and lost 84-54.

Gallaudet (2-21, 2-17 NEAC) was limited to 20 second-half points as Keuka (12-9, 9-7 NEAC) outscored the Bison by 18 points.

The Wolves controlled the game in every facet as they outscored the Bison in the paint (46-26), points off turnovers (23-13), fast break points (12-8), second chance points (20-11), bench points (36-22) and out-rebounded the host (55-53).

Gallaudet was led by freshman Jakkisha Smith (Dallas, Texas) as she netted 22 points and 11 rebounds off the bench. Junior forward Kelsey Hudson (Blissfield, Mich.) recorded a double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds.

Keuka had four players in double figures led by Lauren Anten's 14-point performance. Katie Stuart and Nicole Templeton added 11 points while Abby Hess scored 10 points in the win.


  • Junior forward Lawjen Ashmore (Anchorage, Alaska) scored seven points and seven rebounds
  • Junior guard Tuesdae Dunklin (Gardendale, Ala.) added four points and six rebounds
  • Junior guard Kori Koss (Delavan, Wis.) was held to three points
  • GU struggled at the free-throw line as it only made 13 of 41 attempts (31.7 percent)
  • Keuka led 46-34 at halftime
  • This is Hudson's seventh double-double of the season
  • Smith now has three double-doubles this season
  • GU was 1-11 at home this year

Gallaudet will venture out of conference on Thursday night and travel to Virginia to face Randolph-Macon College (12-10) at 6 p.m.