Patriot League Women’s Basketball Recap presented by PenFed Credit Union (1.18.23)

At Lafayette (5-12, 2-5 PL) 59, American (3-15, 2-5 PL) 57
Box Score
Easton, Pa. – Lafayette junior guard Makayla Andrews dropped 19 points to lead the team to a 59-57 win over American on Wednesday morning.
* Andrews added five rebounds, four assists and three blocks.
* Lafayette sophomore guard Abby Antognoli scored 12 points for the third-straight game in double figures. Antognoli also had nine boards and five assists.
* American junior forward Emily Johns paced the Eagles for the second-straight game with 15 points, to go with seven rebounds.
* Freshman forward Molly Lavin contributed 11 points and seven rebounds while junior guard Anna LeMaster scored 10 points.
Holy Cross (15-3, 7-0 PL) 59 at Colgate (10-8, 4-3 PL) 49
Box Score
Hamilton, N.Y. – With a 59-49 win over Colgate, the Holy Cross Crusaders have started League play 7-0 for the fourth time in program history.
* Junior guard Bronagh Power-Cassidy scored a game-high 19 points, while sophomore forward Lindsay Berger recorded her third career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. 
* Holy Cross junior guard Cara McCormack added 10 points and a season-high six rebounds.
* As a team, the Crusaders went 21-for-41 (.512) from the field and 5-for-8 (.625) from the arc.
* Colgate sophomore guard Taylor Golembiewski netted 11 points followed by Alexa Brodie (9).

Army West Point (5-12, 3-4 PL) 52 at Bucknell (6-12, 2-5 PL) 43

Box Score

Lewisburg, Pa. – Army registered its third League win on Wednesday night after defeating Bucknell, 52-43.

* Senior forward Kamryn Hall led Army with 17 points, five rebounds and three blocks.

* Senior forward Sabria Hunter finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and four steals for her 10th double-double of the season.

* Bucknell senior forward Emma Shaffer stuffed the stat sheet with 15 points, 15 rebounds, two assists, and two blocks.

* Senior guard Tai Johnson scored 11 points to mark the fifth consecutive game scoring double figures, Johnson also recorded a season-high four assists.


At Boston University (12-6, 7-0 PL) 84, Navy (1-17, 1-6 PL) 41

Box Score

Boston  – Boston University defended home court with an 84-41 win over Navy to mark the team’s largest-margin victory this season.

* Four BU student-athletes scored double-digits: sophomore guard Alex Giannaros (22), junior forward Caitlin Weimar (17), Maggie Pina (13) and Maren Durant (10).

* Giannaros shot 8-for-9 from the field and 5-for-5 from three-point range.

* Weimar grabbed 14 rebounds for her 10th double-double of the season.

* Navy junior guard Sydne Watts finished the game with 16 points followed by Mimi Schrader (8), freshman guard Maren Louridas (6) and senior forward Lindsay Llewellyn (6).


At Lehigh (8-9, 4-2 PL) 72, Loyola Maryland (7-11, 2-5 PL) 65

Box Score

Bethlehem, Pa. – Lehigh outscored Loyola, 19-12, in overtime to record a 72-65 victory over the Greyhounds.

* Junior guard Mackenzie Kramer netted 21 points, while senior forward Frannie Hottinger had 15 points, four rebounds, two steals and two assists.

* Freshman forward Lily Fandre led all players with a career-high six assists to go with 11 points and seven rebounds.

* Loyola sophomore forward Lex Therien scored double digits in points (28) for the fifth-straight game and grabbed 15 rebounds for her ninth double-double this season.

* Graduate student guard Taleah Dixon (14) and senior guard Bri Rozzi (10) also chipped in double-digit points.



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