Photo by Robert Cifone
RIO GRANDE, Ohio --- Carlow University women's basketball made a
comeback in the fourth quarter, but ended up on the losing end of
an 80-71 River States Conference game against Asbury (Ky.)
University Feb. 23.
The make-up game, originally scheduled for Feb. 1, was played at
the University of Rio Grande, a neutral site for both teams. Carlow
traveled with just seven players.
The Celtics (9-20, 4-12 RSC) fell behind, 49-36, heading into
halftime, but out-scored the Eagles (20-10, 8-8 RSC) in the third
Two treys by Keagen Brownlee (SO/Pittsburgh,
Pa.), a bucket in the paint by Carly
LaZar (FR/Erie, Pa.) and a three-pointer by
Kamryn Lach (SO/Bethel Park, Pa.) gave the
Celtics their first lead of the game, 61-60, with six minutes
remaining in the fourth quarter.
The Eagles stretched out the lead again, and Carlow brought it
back to within three points on another trey by Lach with 1:30 left
in the game.
Asbury added a basket and two points off foul shots to lead by
seven with under a minute left. A three-pointer by the Eagles
extended their lead to 10 as Asbury held on for the win.
Lach led all scorers with 20 points and six treys on the day.
She also dished out six assists. Megan
Ost (SO/Apollo, Pa.) picked up her seventh
double-double of the season with 19 points and 15 rebounds.
Brownlee added 15 points, including five treys, and LaZar
contributed 10 in the effort.
Carlow shot just 54.5 percent from the foul line compared to
Asbury's 76.2 percent. The Eagles forced 23 Carlow turnovers.
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