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Lady Saxons fall to Waynesburg, 48-52

MEADVILLE,PA--The Alfred University women’s basketball team fell to Waynesburg, 52-48, Friday night in the first round of the Allegheny Tournament.

With the loss AU will play Marrietta — a loser to Allegheny in the other first-round game Friday — in the tournament consolation game at 1 p.m. Saturday.

AU (1-1) led 23-20, at the half, holding Waynesburg to 21 percent shooting in the half. In the second half Waynesburg would double their first half shooting percentage en route to the four point victory.

Junior guard Christina Jordan (Cornwall on Hudson, NY/Cornwall) scored a team-high 16 points, and had three rebounds and an assist to pace the Saxons. Senior guard Lyndsay Murphy (Almond, NY/Hornell), and senior guard Courtney Lincoln (Waterloo, NY/Waterloo) each scored 13 points and had three assists, while picking up four and two rebounds respectively.

Hannah Hunter Scored a game-high 18 points for Waynesburg, while also picking up 6 rebounds and two assists. Elisha Jones scored 14 points and had a game-high 12 rebounds to finish with a double-double.