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2/4/2023 | 1:00 PM


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Syracuse, N.Y. – The Le Moyne College girls’s basketball team (16-5, 11-4 NE10) moved into second place in the Northeast-10 Conference Standings following a 76-64 win over Adelphi University on Saturday.
The win was the sixth conference victory in a row for the ‘Phins, and it avenged a six-point loss that Le Moyne suffered at Adelphi in November.
Senior guard Lytoya Baker (Rochester, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) scored a career-high 30 factors in opposition to the Panthers, and tied a program record with 14 made subject targets during the win.
The final time a Le Moyne player scored no less than 30 points in a recreation was on November 23, 2021, when Emma Brinker poured in 30 factors at Saint Rose.
Baker recorded 20 of her points during the second half, and shot 10-13 from the field during the last 20 minutes. The 5’9″ senior guard also tallied seven rebounds, two steals and a team-high five assists during 35 minutes performed.
Redshirt-sophomore forward Haedyn Roberts (Holland Patent, N.Y./Holland Patent) recorded a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds, whereas freshman guard Sierra Linnin (Valley Cottage, N.Y./Albertus Magnus) knocked down three three-point area objectives and finished the NE10 contest with 10 points.
Senior guard Lexi Gruss (Binghamton, N.Y./Binghamton) contributed a game-high three steals, while redshirt-freshman guard Sydney Lusher (Oneida, N.Y./Oneida) added four assists, seven rebounds, a block and a three pointer.
Le Moyne committed simply eight turnovers towards the Panthers, which is the fewest turnovers recorded by the Dolphins throughout a convention sport up to now this season. Le Moyne forced Adelphi into 16 turnovers, and scored 19 points off of those turnovers.
The Dolphins grabbed 12 offensive rebounds on Wednesday night time, compared to simply five for Adelphi.
During the third interval, Le Moyne shot 11-18 from the sphere and outscored Adelphi 27-16 during the body to take a 57-42 lead going into the ultimate quarter.
Senior ahead Jenna Jordan led Adelphi in scoring and rebounding with 20 factors and nine boards in 35 minutes of motion. Graduate guard Lauren Hammersley shot 4-8 from three-point land and finished with 18 points and a team-high 5 assists.
Adelphi graduate guard Ty’zhea Hawkins, the NE10’s present main scorer, tallied 12 points, three assists and three turnovers towards the Dolphins zone protection.
A three pointer from Lusher with 1:12 left in the first quarter gave the Dolphins a 16-5 lead, then the Panthers went on a fast 5-0 run during the last minute of the opening interval to trim their deficit to 16-10 after 10 minutes of play.
Adelphi’s Rolando Robinson made a three pointer with 8:08 left in the second quarter, then scored within the paint less than a minute later to make it 20-18 in favor of the Dolphins.
Baker scored Le Moyne’s next eight factors between the 6:32 and 1:45 marks of the second quarter to offer the Dolphins a 28-24 lead.
Gruss knocked down a three pointer with 5:12 left within the third to offer the Dolphins a 12-point lead.
Baker recorded 12 points and two assists throughout Le Moyne’s 27-point third quarter.
Adelphi was unable to trim their deficit to single digits at any point during the fourth quarter.
Hammersley made a 3 for Adelphi with 8:30 left in the third to chop Le Moyne’s lead to 13, then Linnin answered with a three pointer to make it 64-48 in favor of the Dolphins.

The Panther trimmed their deficit to 66-55 with 5:47 left within the fourth following a jumper from Kaitlyn O’ Connell, but Linnin hit one other triple for Le Moyne to make it a 14-point game.



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