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Lady Saxons drop Empire 8 matchup with Stevens
1/22/10

HOBOKEN, NJ -- The Alfred University women's basketball team dropped a 72-35 decison to host Stevens in Empire 8 action Friday evening.

AU (7-8, 1-5 Empire 8) trailed by only six points at halftime, 26-20, before Stevens (10-6, 7-2 Empire 8) outscored the Lady Saxons 46-15 in the second half. Stevens shot 54 percent from the floor in the second (47 percent for the game) while AU made only 15 percent of its shots after intermission (22 percent for the game). AU outrebounded Stevens 40-34, but turned the ball over 22 times.

Junior guard Lyndsay Murphy (Almond, NY/Hornell) had 13 points and three rebounds to lead Alfred. Senior forward Libby Meier (Rochester, NY/Greece Odyssey) had five points and eight rebounds, while sophomore guard Christina Jordan (Cornwall-on-the-Hundson, NY/Cornwall) had five points and six boards.

Dawn Garcia and Sarah Gehring each netted 15 points for the host Ducks, and Brittany Fuller had 11 points and 11 rebounds.

AU is in action next on Sunday, Jan. 24, at noon at Utica.