Patriot League Women’s Basketball Recap presented by PenFed Credit Union (1.25.23)

at Army West Point (7-12, 5-4 PL) 63, American (4-16, 3-6 PL) 62
Box Score
WEST POINT, N.Y. – Army West Point senior guard Hope Brown scored the game-winning free throw as the Black Knights defeated American, 63-62.
* Senior forward Sabria Hunter posted her 12th double-double of the season with 18 points and 14 rebounds.
* Lauren Lithgow added 10 points, while freshman guard Reese Ericson and Brown scored nine points each.
* American junior guard Ivy Bales led the Eagles with 16 points, 10 rebounds, three steals, three rebounds, and one block.
at Lehigh (9-11, 5-4 PL) 76, Holy Cross (16-4, 8-1 PL) 74
Box Score
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh snapped Holy Cross’ winning streak in League play at eight games, as they recorded a 76-74 win over the Crusaders in overtime.
* Lehigh senior forward Frannie Hottinger paced the Mountain Hawks with 30 points and 11 rebounds for her 12th double-double of the season.  
* Junior guard Mackenzie Kramer chipped in 21 points, with 15 coming from behind the arc.
* Holy Cross had three players score double-digits: junior guard Bronagh Power-Cassidy (18), sophomore forward Lindsay Berger (17) and freshman guard Kaitlyn Flanagan (14; career-high).
* Berger added a game-high 12 rebounds for her third-straight double-double.
Bucknell (7-13, 3-6 PL) 67 at Navy (1-19, 1-8 PL) 49
Box Score
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Bucknell registered its third League win with a 67-49 victory over Navy on Wednesday night.
* Bucknell had three players score double figures: senior forward Emma Schaffer (14), senior guard Tai Johnson (12) and freshman forward Grace Sullivan (10).
* Freshman forward Emma Theodorsson led all players with 12 rebounds, to go with seven points and three assists.
* Navy senior forward Lindsay Llewellyn netted 14 points on 6-for-14 shooting from the field and 2-for-5 from the arc.
* Freshman guard Maren Louridas finished with 11 points and seven boards.
Boston University (14-6, 9-0 PL) 58 at Colgate (10-10, 4-5 PL) 44
Box Score
HAMILTON, N.Y. – Boston University outscored Colgate, 23-9, in the third quarter to push the Terriers to a win.
* BU junior forward Caitlin Weimar stuffed the stat sheet with 23 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and two steals.
* Weimar went 8-for-11 (.727) from the field and 7-for-12 (.583) from the free throw line.
* Senior forward Maren Durant had eight points and seven boards, while senior guard Sydney Johnson dished five assists.
* Colgate junior forwards Tiasia McMillan and Lindsay Blackmore netted 10 points apiece.
Lafayette (7-13, 4-5 PL) 39 at Loyola Maryland (7-13, 2-7 PL) 35
Box Score
BALTIMORE – Lafayette junior guard Makayla Andrews scored 13 points in the Leopards’ 39-35 win at Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night.
* Andrews added six rebounds, one assist and one block.
* Sophomore guard Kylie Favours had nine points, three rebounds and three assists. while sophomore guard Abby Antognoli had eight points.
* Loyola graduate student guard Taleah Dixon and sophomore forward Lex Therien both finished with 10 points.
* Therien added 16 rebounds for her third-straight double-double.
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