WRITTEN BY DAVID MENZE

Brooklyn Heights, N.Y. — St. Francis College Women’s basketball ends 13-game skid by beating rival Wagner University 48-34 in Northeast Conference showdown on Saturday.

Game Recap:
The Terrier women outscored their counterpart 29-19 in the final 20 minutes of play en route to their first conference victory this season.

Sophomore point guard Jasmin Robinson came off the bench and scored a game-high 13 points in just 21 minutes of action.

Teammates Jessica Kaufman and Kim Snauwaert chipped in with seven points each.

St. Francis’ reserve players were key in the match-up as they combined to score 26 of the team’s 48 total points.

With the victory St. Francis improves to 2-16 (1-6 in NEC play) on the year while Wagner falls to 2-16 (1-6 in NEC play) this season.

Senior center Kelly Clark led Wagner with eight points and eight rebounds (team high’s).

Teammates Shawn-Marie Heiliger and Marie-Laurence Archambault chipped in with five points apiece.

St. Francis’ next game is Monday, January 23, at home against NEC rival Mount St. Mary’s at 7:00pm.

** Live play-by-play coverage below

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Final: SFC 48 – Wagner 34

00:20 – Wagner down 48-34 after basket by Laura Amorosa.

1:00 – St. Francis up 48-32 after Benedetti makes 1-of-2 foul-shots.

2:06 – WU down 47-32 after Archambault’s foul-line jumper.

3:00 – SFC up 47-30 after Simpson lay-up.

3:34 – Wagner trails 45-30 after Heiliger’s second three-pointer.

4:18 – Terriers up 45-27 after Bignham converts both free-throw attempts.

4:27 – Wagner cuts lead 43-27 after three-pointer from Marie-Laurence Archambault.

4:50 – SFC takes largest lead of game, 43-24, after Bingham bangs another basket.

6:06 – Terriers take 41-24 after Fox coverts both foul-shots.

6:34 – Wagner down 37-24 after three-point make from Veronick Fournier.

7:30 – St. Francis up 37-21 after another Robinson bucket. (13points).

8:31 – Terriers up 35-21 after Veney lay-up.

9:20 – Wagner down 33-21 after Shawn-Marie Heiliger knocks down two foul-shots.

10:00 Wagner trails 32-19 after Ugo Nwaigwe’s first points of game.

10:20 – SFC takes 32-17 lead on basket by Jaymee Veney.

12:08 – Wagner scores first points of second half on bucket by Kanifa Hicks but trail SFC 30-17.

13:00 – Benedetti hits again as SFC goes up 30-15.

14:25 – St. Francis leads 28-15 after Kaufman basket. (SFC on 9-0 run)

15:05 – Sarah Benedetti joins the points party for SFC and puts team up 26-15.

15:37 – Robinson scores again for St. Francis and gives team 24-15 lead.

16:40 – Terriers take 22-15 lead after Kaufman makes 1-of-2 foul-shots.

17:03 – St. Francis scores first points of second half and take 21-15 lead on a beautiful pass from Katie Fox to Kaufman who converted.

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HALFTIME: St. Francis 19 – Wagner 12

1:00 – Wagner’s Chanez Robinson hits three-pointer and cuts lead to 19-15

2:30 – SFC takes largest lead of game, 19-12, after basket from Snauwaert.

3:31 – Terriers take 17-12 lead after Robinson’s third made basket.

5:44 – St. Francis up 15-12 after board and bucket by Stefanie Bingham.

6:35 – Wagner down 13-12 after another basket by Kelly Clark.

7:47 – WU cuts lead to 13-10 on three-pointer from Stephanie Blais.

8:40 – Terriers up 13-7 after bucket from Jessica Kaufman.

9:10 – Robinson gets fouled and converts both free-throws as SFC takes 11-7 lead.

9:28 – SFC up 9-7 after Robinson basket.

9:50 – Wagner ties score, 7-7, after basket by Clark.

10:00 – Wagner converts 1-of-2 free-throw attempts and cuts lead 7-5.

10:50 – St. Francis takes 7-4 lead after three-pointer from Kim Snauwaert.

12:34 – Terriers tie score 4-4 on lay-up by Jasmin Robinson.

17:30 – Wagner takes first lead of game, 4-2, on basket by Brittney Thorpe.

18:50 – Wagner ties score 2-2 on basket by Kelly Clark.

19:27 – SFC takes first lead of game, 2-0, on basket by Eildh Simpson.

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