Firebird Women to Host the Washington Adventist Shock, Tuesday

The Washington Adventist University Shock Women's Basketball Team(0-17) comes to town Tuesday, February 8, to play the UDC Firebirds Women's Basketball Team (13-7). The teams have not played each other since the 2009-10 season, when the Firebirds swept the two game series.

In their last outing, the Firebirds had a big, 70-57, win over the King College Tornadoes in Bristol, Tennessee. Graduate student guard Niqyk Hughes (Public Administration-Fort Worth, TX) led the Firebirds to the win scoring 16 points in 22 minutes of play. Senior forward/center Lillian McGill posted her 9th double-double of the season tallying 14 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.

Game time is 6p.m. The game can be heard live via the UDC Athletic Web, by clicking on the  "Game Central" button on the front page.