Women’s Basketball upended at UNOH in NAIA matchup

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Keagen Brownlee dribbles Photo by Robert Cifone

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LIMA, Ohio --- Carlow University women's basketball lost a nonconference game, 82-65, to the University of Northwestern Ohio Monday on the road.

The Celtics (8-14) kept it close in the first quarter, trading leads with the Racers (8-15), trailing 19-15 at the end of the quarter.

UNOH went on a 17-4 run in the second quarter, which included five three-pointers to give the Racers a 48-26 lead heading into halftime.

The teams broke even at 16 points apiece in the third quarter, and Carlow attempted to mount a comeback in the fourth. The Celtics cut the lead to 15, but could not chip away at the Racers' lead as the game came to a close.

The Celtics shot just two free throws the entire evening compared to the Racers' 18. Carlow shot 37.3 percent from the field and 36.1 percent from beyond the arc.

The Racers scored 26 points off the bench to Carlow's six, but the Celtics scored 14 second-chance points compared to UNOH's five.

Sophomore Keagen Brownlee (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was 7 for 13 from the field with six treys to lead the Celtics with 20 points on the night. She also snagged three steals.

Kamryn Lach (SO/Bethel Park, Pa.) sunk four three-pointers to add 14 points and also dished out eight assists. Ashlyn Jonczak (JR/Natrona Heights, Pa.) added 13 points in the effort.

The Celtics take a River States Conference road trip this week, with the first stop at Alice Lloyd College Jan. 30. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/WBB_1920.

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