Women's Basketball Falls to SUNY Poly

Women's Basketball Falls to SUNY Poly


Game Highlights:  

   * Final Score: Bryn Athyn College:  62 SUNY POLY: 77

   * Records: Bryn Athyn (17-4, 13-3 NEAC) POLY (20-2, 14-1 NEAC)

   * Location: Bryn Athyn, Pa.

How It Happened:

Bryn Athyn College started out the contest strong by scoring nine straight points for an early 9-0 lead. SUNY Poly would come back and pull within three, 16-13, by the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Lions held the Wildcats to 13 points again and would also be able to extend themselves by a nine point gap with 35-25 heading into intermission.

In the third period, the Wildcats would battle back into the game and come to a tie at 42-42 with 4:52 left. The Lions would find themselves behind 51-46 before Keana Schoennagle knocked down a three ball followed by a lay up from Kristina Clark and another long range shot from Brittany Vick to take a 54-51 lead. The Wildcats would add two more points to trim their deficit to one heading into the final period.  

In the final period, after a 60-60 tie, the Wildcats went on a tear, holding the Lions to only two points as they scored 17 straight points to finish the contest in a 77-62 victory and stand in first place in the North Eastern Athletic Conference standings.

Lions Top Performers:

 *Samantha Hicks led three Lions in double figure scoring with 20 points.

* Clark finished with a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds

* Schoennagle finished with 12 points. 

Wildcats Top Performers:  

*Stevie Ray finished with game high 28 points

* Khristajah Jackson finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds.

Next Game:  

Women's Basketball continues their NEAC schedule tomorrow Sunday, February 12, against SUNY Cobleskills at 12:00 p.m.