Women's Basketball Falls on the Road to St. Elizabeth

Women's Basketball Falls on the Road to St. Elizabeth

Game Highlights:  

   * Final Score: Bryn Athyn College: 69 - College of St. Elizabeth: 74

   * Records: Bryn Athyn (9-3, 6-2 NEAC) CSE (10-5, 8-2 NEAC)

   * Location: Morristown, N.J.

How It Happened:

In the first meeting, Bryn Athyn College defeated College of St.Elizabeth 67-51. This time around, the Lions could not duplicate the same success, and fell 74-69 to the Eagles. 

In the first quarter, the Lions had an early lead, 6-3, on a back-to-back jumper from Keana Schoennagle . The Eagles would respond with two lay ups to regain the lead, 7-6, before a basket by Amber Farnholtz gave the Lions a one point advantage, 8-7. The Eagles then close out the first period on a 13-2 run for the 20-10 upper hand.  

The Lions outscored the Eagles 25-16 in the second quarter and was paced by Kristina Clark, who was responsible for 14 of the 25 points. Despite the effort, the Lions would head into intermission trailing by a point, 36-35.  

In the third quarter, the Lions regain the lead again, 39-38, on a lay up from Watson. From there, the Lions stayed ahead of the Eagles majority of the way until the one minute mark. The Eagles then scored six points to close out the period with a 51-49 advantage.  

Early in the fourth quarter, the Lions would find themselves behind by eight points, 59-51. The Lions would see the lead one last time, 62-61, on a 12-2 run from Allison Warren and Schoennagle. With three minutes left in regulation, the Eagles would outscore the visiting team 14-9 and take the 74-69 North Eastern Athletic Conference victory. 

Lions' Top Performers

* Clark finish with team high 20 points while also grabbing eight boards, four assists, and two steals.
Sarah Elizabeth Atunrase grabbed team high 10 rebounds, five of them on offense.

* Warren and Samantha Hicks each scored 16 points apiece. Hicks also finished with 10 assists for her double-double.

Eagles ' Top Performers:  

* Deja Ingram finished with game high 22 points and 21 rebounds. 

* Danesha Triplett also had a double-double with 10 points and boards.

* Jasmine Poole scored 21 points and grabbed eight boards, dished out seven assists, and had four steals.

Next Game:  

Women's Basketball returns home on for a 1:00 p.m. NEAC game on Saturday, January 21 against Keuka College.