UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The SUNYIT women’s basketball team dropped their third game of the season and first in the NEAC Saturday afternoon against Keuka College, 68-60. NY Mills grad Erica Pendrak came off the bench for the Storm, though only played seven minutes, getting an assist and three rebounds, to the delight of her old Marauder fans who came to see her.
RFA grad Lyndsey Brognano led SUNYIT with 19 points and two assists. With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 13-3 overall and 7-1 in the conference while the Storm improves to 10-4 overall and 8-2 in the NEAC.
Sophomore forward Abbey Hanehan (Stillwater, N.Y./Stillwater Central) posted nine points for SUNYIT, with sophomore guard Nailah Cherry (Roosevelt, N.Y./Roosevelt) contributing nine as well as adding three assists on the afternoon. Cherry posted 11 rebounds for the defense and junior forward Ashley Schmidt (Camden, N.Y./Camden) brought down five.
Keuka’s sophomore forward Mariah Mouzon (Elmira Heights, N.Y./Elmira Free Academy) led the Storm’s offense with 23 points and 17 rebounds. Freshman forward Brittany Hadley (Jasper, N.Y./Jasper-Troupsburg) contributed with 13 points, two assists and four rebounds while sophomore guard Danielle Gravel (Sidney, N.Y./Sidney) added 10 points for the win.
The Lady Wildcats return to the Campus Center Court Sunday January 29th where they will host NEAC opponent Wells College. A 3 p.m. tip-off is scheduled.