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Palm Beach Atl.
Stat Comparison
Points 85 54
Assists 20 12
TO's 16 21
FG-FGA 30-70 18-61
FG% 42.9% 39.5%
3PTFG-3PTFGA 7-19 3-18
FT-FTA 18-20 15-21
RebTot 48 37
RebOff 18 15
RebDef 30 22
Blocks 4 2
Individual Leaders
Points 2 tied with 13 Grim - 17
Rebounds McLendon - 13 Holmes - 15
Assists Jones - 8 Holehouse - 4

WINTER PARK, Fla.  (January 7, 2017) – Rollins never trailed and won every quarter, rolling to an 85-54 win over Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday afternoon.

Marie Gilbert and Julia Ingler led five Tars in double figures with 13 points each. Jo Bistrow netted a season-best 12 on 5-of-9 shooting while Jasmine Stone chipped in 11 points. Carly McLendon added 10 points and a career-high 13 rebounds while also getting three blocks and three steals.

Hannah Grim poured in 17 points off the bench to pace Palm Beach Atlantic. Ayanna Holmes tallied 14 points, 15 rebounds and four steals.

Rollins improves to 8-5 overall and an even 3-3 in Sunshine State Conference play while PBA drops to 5-9, 1-6 SSC.

•    Hannah Grim (PBA) 17 pts.
•    Ayanna Holmes (PBA) 14 pts, 15 rbs.
•    Marie Gilbert (RC) 13 pts, 8 rbs.
•    Julia Ingler (RC) 13 pts.
•    Jo Bistrow (RC) 12 pts, 5-9 FG
•    Jasmine Stone (RC) 11 pts.
•    Carly McLendon (RC) 10 pts, 13 rbs, 3 blks, 3 steals 

First Quarter l
Rollins scored the game’s first four points and was able to keep PBA from getting any momentum rolling the entire period. The Sailfish got to as close as 8-7, but the Tars pulled away, ultimately taking a 21-16 lead after Tianna Rosser closed the quarter with five-straight points.  

Second Quarter l
After going up by as many as seven, the Tars lead dwindled to 26-21 with 8:06 left in the half. Four consecutive free throws from Gilbert sparked a 13-0 run that put Rollins ahead 39-21 midway through the period. The ‘Fish would get no closer than 12 as the Tars took a 41-27 lead into halftime.   

Third Quarter l
Rollins didn’t have any letdown in the third and pushed the advantage to 21, 60-39 on a Denise Daniels jumper at the 2:16 mark. The Tars closed the period with a comfortable 65-45 lead.       

Fourth Quarter l
The Tars put the game away early in the forth as a McLendon putback with 5:52 to play gave Rollins a 72-47 advantage. The lead was pushed to a game-high 33 after a Nikki Corsini jumper at the 22 second mark made it an 85-52 advantage.   

•    Field Goal Shooting: Rollins 30-70 (43 percent); PBA 18-61 (30 percent)
•    3-point Field Goal Shooting: Rollins 7-19 (37 percent); PBA 3-18 (17 percent)
•    Free-throws: Rollins 18-20 (90 percent); PBA 15-21 (72 percent)
•    Rebounding: Rollins 48, PBA 37
•    Turnovers: Rollins 16, PBA 21
•    Rollins owned the paint to a 34-16 advantage
•    Rollins outscored PBA 19-7 in second-chance points

•    Rollins improves to 22-1 all-time against PBA.
•    Carly McLendon’s previous career-high in rebounds was nine, reached four times.
•    Tanaya Jones tied a career-high with eight assists; the senior ranks 13th in Rollins history with 297 for her career.
•    McLendon moved into 17th in Rollins’ all-time blocks list with 56; Marie Gilbert is 18th with 54.
•    Julia Ingler is now tied with Ashley Jones for eighth on Rollins all-time three-pointers list with 131.
•    Glenn Wilkes Jr. is now 671-232 in 31 years as the Tars head coach.

Rollins is on the road for its next two, starting with a trip to Nova Southeastern on Wednesday, January 11, followed by a game at Saint Leo on Saturday, January 14th. Both games tip at 5:30 p.m. Fans can follow the action live on the Geico Tars Sports Network at and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.