BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – Clayshonia Cogmon recorded a game- and career-high 17 points and a team-high 12 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season for the Bryn Athyn College women's basketball team in a 67-48 North Eastern Athletic Conference loss to Lancaster Bible College Saturday afternoon in Asplundh Field House.
Trailing 8-2 midway through the first, Bryn Athyn (5-12, 2-6 NEAC) stormed back with eight straight points, the last four coming from Cogmon, to take a 10-8 advantage with 2:02 left in the quarter. The Lions' defensive effort played a big role in the run as they forced the Chargers (10-8, 8-0 NEAC) to miss all five shots they took.
Lancaster Bible closed out the quarter with the final four points to move back in front 12-10.
The Lions and Chargers went back-and-forth swapping the lead for nearly five minutes in the second quarter. After Bryn Athyn went up 18-16 on two Allie Warren free throws, Lancaster Bible tied the score, the fourth deadlock of the quarter, on a Leah Steiner jumper at the 5:09 mark. On their next possession, the Chargers went back in front 20-18 for the fourth and final lead change of the quarter. Lancaster Bible ended the half on a 15-2 run to go to the break up 31-20.
Myah Phillips pulled the Lions within 31-22 just 38 seconds into the third quarter. It was as close as the Lions would get because the Chargers responded with nine straight points to widen the gap to 40-22 at the 5:53 mark. With the score 46-27, Bryn Athyn, led by four Zeniyah Sanders points, scored six points in the final 48 seconds to cut the Lancaster Bible lead to 46-33.
Lancaster Bible shot 72.7 percent (8-of-11) in the final quarter to outscore Bryn Athyn 20-14.
Warren finished the game with 11 points for the Lions.
Caitlin Hickey was Lancaster Bible's leading scorer with 16 points. Lizzy Tilton added 14 points, while Steiner had 10 points. Courtney Goyak grabbed a game-high 20 rebounds.
The Chargers ended the game shooting 45.9 percent (28-of-61) and 64.3 percent from the free throw line. Bryn Athyn shot 23.9 percent (16-of-67) overall and 72.2 percent (13-of-18) at the line.
Bryn Athyn hits the road on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to take on the College of Saint Elizabeth in a NEAC contest at 7 p.m.