Sammy Stipa tied career-high in scoring with 17 points
Leopards outscored the Crusaders 40-27 in second half
Colgate scored 50 of its 76 points in the second half
Leopards to open Patriot League play on Dec. 30 at Colgate
Olivia Gumbs tallied a career-high 14 points
2015-16: Broke out in a big way during her junior campaign, ranking second on the team in points per game (9.6) while ranking fourth in the Patriot League in free throw percentage (80.4) and offensive rebounds per game (2.8)…made 24 appearances overall, earning starts in nine of those contests…established new career-highs in points in back-to-back games at Hartford (11/22) and Fordham (11/24)…tallied 16 points at Hartford and followed with 18 points and eight rebounds at Fordham…registered her first career double-double in a win over Saint Peter’s (11/29), finishing with 11 points and 10 boards (including seven on the offensive end)...made first-career start against St. Francis Brooklyn (12/4)…had double-doubles in back-to-back games at Army (2/3) and Boston U. (2/6), totaling 15 points and 10 rebounds in each contest…went 13-for-14 from the free throw line at Navy (2/13), tallying the most makes and attempts from the charity stripe for a Lafayette player since Dec. 2, 2009…dished out a career-high four assists against Lehigh (2/20)…grabbed seven offensive rebounds at Bucknell (2/24)…just missed out on a double-double at Colgate (2/27), totaling 11 points and nine boards…netted 15 points in the regular season finale against Bucknell (3/2), going 8-for-8 from the charity stripe...carried Lafayette offensively in the Patriot League First Round at Colgate (3/5), pouring in a career-high 27 points in only 18 minutes of action…went 8-for-11 from the field and sank all nine of her free throw attempts…those 27 points were the most for any Leopard in 2015-16…averaged 13.7 points and 6.5 rebounds over the season’s final 10 games.
2014-15: Missed the season with a knee injury.
2013-14: Appeared in seven games after recovering from a torn ACL...made her first collegiate appearance at St. Francis Brooklyn (12/20), picking up an assist and a steal...scored her first career points on a 3-pointer at Army (1/2)...chipped in two points against Loyola (1/15) and three points against American (1/18).
At Alexander Hamilton: Five-year letterwinner and two-time captain...averaged 22.7 PPG and 14.7 RPG...served as team captain junior and senior year...scored 1,619 points and grabbed 998 rebounds...led the program to its first-ever Section 1 Class C Championship...three-time Elmsford Classic All-Tournament Team selection...earned Elmsford Classic MVP 2011...three-time Alexander Hamilton Outstanding Performance in basketball...named Section 1 Class C MVP twice...Section 1 Class C All-Tournament Team selection 2010-11...earned the MVP of the Eastchester Holiday Tournament 2010-11...three-time NYS Scholar Athlete Team Award...NYS First-Team All Section Class C 2011...Section 1 All-Tournament Team 2011...All-State Third Team 2011-12...All-State Second Team 2012-13...Section 1 All-League selection in 2011-12...won Section 1 Cass C Championship in 2012-13...was also a middle hitter on the volleyball team...competed in track and field in 2012...holds the school record in the triple jump at 35’5”.
Personal: Daughter of Paul and Cynthia Hood...has two sisters, Madison and Milan...born February 11, 1995.