WRITTEN BY JULIA GIAMMONA
Final Recap: The lady Terriers fell short this afternoon against the Robert Morris Colonials 101-95 in double overtime.
Throughout today’s game, St. Francis and Robert Morris were neck and neck, ending both the first half and second half with a tie.
Five lady Terriers scored in the double digits. Junior guard Eilidh Simpson totaled 23 points and senior guard Jasmin Robinson accumulated 20 points, both recording a double-double. Junior forward Sarah Benedetti completed with 16 points, junior forward Jaymee Veney finished with 15 points, and junior forward Jessica Kaufman ended with 10 total points.
Simpson ended the first half 2-3 from behind the arch and went scoreless during the second half. She scored most of her points making 11-12 free throws while playing in overtime.
In fact, free throws is where the Terriers seemed to gather most of their points, accumulating a 78.4% from the free throw line. Unfortunately the Terriers were just 44.4% from the field and 40.0% from the three.
Kaufman was 5-11 from the field and Veney was 3-9. Off the bench, Robinson, Benedetti and senior center Kiley Grabbe contributed to the team with a total of 40 points.
Robert Morris’s senior forward Artemis Spanou led all scorers with a career high 39 points. She went 10-17 from the field and 19-23 from the free throw line. Freshman guard Anna Niki Stamolamprou went 7-17 from the field and 2-7 from he three, totaling 20 points. The bench put up a total of 16 points.
Both teams appeared to score the most baskets from the free throw line, but Robert Morris totaled 34-47 from the free throw line as apposed to the Terriers 29-37.
St. Francis Brooklyn broke their two game winning streak and now holds a 15-7 overall record and is 6-5 in the NEC.
The lady Terriers are set to take on Saint Francis University this Monday in Pennsylvania at 7 pm.