College of Southern Maryland
Sarah Williams MS, ATC, LAT, PES
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White leads freshman-heavy Hawks roster loaded with size
By: Dallas Cogle
Pay no attention to the winless record in four games for the College of Southern Maryland women’s basketball team to start this brand new season.
This Hawks club, boasting as much size and inside forces as the program has featured in a long while if not ever, has the components to win its share of games and outdo last year’s nine-win season, which started 0-3 before picking up speed with four straight victories.
Three of the four losses this season have come against some of the strongest opponents CSM will face all year, two of them finishing in the top four of 14-team Maryland Junior College Conference a year ago.
A pair of the CSM setbacks were of a tight six-point margin last week to Potomac State (W.Va.) and Dundalk, two foes that “have always destroyed” the Hawks in past years, according to head coach Andy Norris.
The third-year CSM front man simply pointed to turnovers as being the culprit in keeping his team from having statement wins in those two contests, committing 26 against a Potomac State outfit that only had 11. The Hawks were tied with Potomac State inside the final minute before the turnover toll ultimately did them in down the stretch. Two days later, CSM turned the ball over 27 times, while Dundalk committed 19.
Norris is confident his team will clean up the turnover problem.
But what has him particularly thrilled is the Hawks’ dynamic that does not show up in a box score.
“I like the way they show up every day. It’s hard to be your best every day, but I feel like they have good attitudes every day,” Norris praised about a CSM team with only... click here for more