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Snyder scores 27 in the Falcons rout of Portland State

Snyder scores 27 in the Falcons rout of Portland State
Posted at 10:52 PM, Dec 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 00:52:51-05

USAFA — Air Force women's basketball (2-4) rolled to a 94-65 win over Portland State (1-1) Monday afternoon in their final non-conference game of the season.

The 94 points was the most scored in the Chris Gobrecht era at the Academy and the second-most in Div. I play for the Falcons.

Junior forward Riley Snyder scored 27 points to lead the Falcons. The game marked her third-straight 20-point performance this season. Freshman Kayla Pilson scored 12 and Nikki McDonald added 10 points, marking season-high scoring numbers for the young Falcons.

Air Force shot a scorching 60.9 percent from the field and 53.3 percent from three-point range. The Falcons defense held the Vikings to 36 percent shooting on the day, while forcing 24 turnovers.

Snyder went 11 of 16 from the field and 5 of 7 from three point range. The junior added five rebounds and three steals.

Ten players scored at least two buckets for the Falcons. Briana Autrey-Thompson scored nine points to go with a team-high eight assists and three steals. Kassady Huffman scored eight points and had a team-high three blocked shots.

Air Force returns to action with two games at Utah State on Dec. 31 and Jan. 2.

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