January 10, 2010

Huskies Lose to Clarion

Box Score

CLARION - The Bloomsburg University women's basketball team lost to Clarion 71-52 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) cross-over action on Sunday afternoon.

The Golden Eagles started the game on a 14-2 run, including two three-pointers by Bethany Koch, in the first 5:16. Clarion would stretch its lead to 25-8 with 6:35 remaining before a three-pointer by freshman guard Tanejha Smith (Allentown/William Allen) brought the Huskies deficit down to 14. Bloomsburg would then finish the half on a 7-2 run, going in at halftime down 27-18.

The Huskies would cut the lead to just six at 29-23 just 2:41 into the second half after a layup and a three-pointer by sophomore guard Kelsey Gallagher (East Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg South). But Clarion would answer with another 14-2 run over the next 5:21 to stretch its lead to 43-25 with 11:58 remaining before winning by 19 points.

Gallagher led the Huskies with 18 points, 15 coming in the second half. Freshman forward Christine Sereta (Drums/Hazleton Area) added 10 rebounds for Bloomsburg.

The Huskies (8-4) open their 2009-10 PSAC East schedule on Wednesday when they travel to Cheyney to take on the Wolves. Tip-off is set for 6:00 p.m.