By: Mary Lakhan
Saturday afternoon at the SEFCU Arena in Albany, NY, the Terriers defeated the Albany Great Danes 49-41 in their first of a three-game road trip to wrap up their Non-Conference schedule.
In the first quarter, only seven points were recorded. The Terriers scoring twice recorded four points while the Great Danes scoring once recorded three points. In the second quarter, the Terriers started with a 6-0 run taking the score to 10-5. In the last two minutes, with a good three-point shot from Patricia Conroy and a good jumper from Khepera Stokes, the Great Danes took a one-point lead at halftime, 14-15.
In the third quarter, both teams were head-to-back with each recording 13 points. The Terriers stormed the fourth quarter recording 22 points, limiting the Great Danes to 13 points. With 13 seconds left on the clock, Nevena Dimitrijevic took the Terriers to their largest lead and recorded the last two baskets of the contest with two free-throws. They took the contest 49-41.
Junior guard Patricia Conroy led the Great Danes with eight points in 19 minutes.
Junior guard Khepera Stokes finished with seven points, four rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes of play.
Senior forward Amanda Kantzy and junior guard Kyara Frames tallied a combined 12 points. Kantzy finished with six points, eight rebounds and two assists in 33 minutes of play. Frames also finished with six points. She recorded 12 rebounds, four assists, and two steals in 38 minutes of play.
For the Terriers, freshman guard Nevena Dimitrijevic finished with 16 points, six rebounds and landed six of seven free-throws in 40 minutes of play.
Freshman forward Jenna Jordan and senior guard Jade Johnson recorded a combined 17 points. Jordan finished with 10 points and eight rebounds in 26 minutes of play. Johnson finished with seven points, seven rebounds, four assists, and three steals in 39 minutes of play.
Junior forward Ally Lassen finished with eight points in 36 minutes of play. She also recorded 11 rebounds and three steals.
Next, the Terriers travel to Las Vegas as they take on Pacific at the South Point Arena on Thursday, December 19. Game tips off at 5 p.m. (PT)/8 p.m. (ET).