Huntington Women Complete Comeback In NAIA First Round

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (WANE) – Huntington University overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to rally and defeat Menlo (Calif.) in the first round of the NAIA DII women’s national tournament on Thursday afternoon.

The Foresters (24-8) connected on 14-of-14 free throws in the second half.

Pazia Speed paced Huntington with 24 points while Amelia Recker added 19.

Huntington advances to face Northwestern (Iowa) – one of the tournament’s four no.1 seeds – in the second round Friday at 2:45 p.m. Fort Wayne time. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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