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Waynesburg beats Lady Saxons, 69-47

WAYNESBURG, PA -- Host Waynesburg University beat the Alfred University women's basketball team, 69-47, Wednesday afternoon at the Waynesburg Tournament.

Waynesburg (4-6) led 28-21 at the half. For the game, the Yellowjackets shot 43 percent from the floor, connecting on 30 field goals, while holding Alfred (16 field goals) to 25 percent shooting and forcing 23 turnovers.

Junior point guard Lyndsay Murphy (Almond, NY/Hornell) led AU (5-4) with 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and three steals. Sophomore guard Christina Jordan (Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, NY/Cornwall) netted a game-high 14 points and junior forward Autumn McLain (Oneida, NY/Oneida) added eight points and five rebounds.

Morgan Hoone scored 14 points and pulled down five rebounds and Brittany Spencer had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Waynesburg.

Alfred is in action next on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. at home against St. John Fisher.