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AU women's basketball team wins season opener

DUBOIS,PA--The Alfred University women’s basketball team defeated host Penn-State DuBois, 77-47, Monday Tuesday evening to open the 2010-11 season.

AU (1-0) led 44-23, at the half, and shot 39 percent while holding DuBois to 27 percent for the game. Senior guard Lyndsay Murphy (Almond, NY/Hornell) had 16 points and seven assists to pace Alfred, and senior forward Autumn McClain (Oneonta, NY/Oneida) had nine points and nine rebounds. Junior guard Christina Jordan (Cornwall on Hudson, NY/Cornwall) scored 14 points, making 3 3-pointers. Senior guard Courtney Lincoln (Waterloo, NY/Waterloo) scored nine points and had three steals.

Tessa Vargas and Jessica Tarr each netted 11 points for DuBois (0-1), and Kelsie Rini picked up a game-high 11 rebounds.

Alfred is in action next Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. when they take on Waynesburg at in the first round of the Allegheny Tournament.