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Women’s basketball team holds off Elmira, 65-62

ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University women’s basketball team beat visiting Elmira, 65-62, Tuesday evening at the McLane Center.

Freshman forward Grace Williamson (Olean, NY/Olean) scored 15 points and had eight rebounds and three blocks to pace the Saxons (5-7, 1-3 Empire 8). Senior point guard Lyndsay Murphy (Almond, NY/Hornell) scored 13 points and had six assists, and junior guard Christina Jordan (Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, NY/Cornwall) netted nine points, while picking up five boards and two assists. Senior forward Autumn McLain (Oneida, NY/Oneida) contributed a team-high nine rebounds and senior forward Lauren Sanford (Hornell, NY/Hornell) netted 13 points.

Becky Peterman scored 15 points, and Elizabeth Forrest scored 13 points, and had six assists to lead Elmira (2-10, 0-4 Empire 8). Darcy James chipped in with 11 points and five boards.

Alfred is next in action Friday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m., when they travel to take on Hartwick.