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Lady Saxons win big over Caz, 75-45
12/01/12

ALFRED, NY-  The Alfred University women’s basketball team downed visiting Cazenovia College, 75-45, Saturday afternoon.

Alfred went into half ahead, 34-28 and did not look back as second half play resumed, outscoring Cazenovia, 41-17, for the big win.  AU forced 23 turnovers for the game and made 12 steals.  For the game, Alfred also outshot Cazenovia from the field (34 percent to 26 percent) and from beyond the arc (37 percent to 27 percent).

Sophomore guard Harley Cleary (Rochester, NY/Our Lady of Mercy) scored a game-high 20 points (seven rebounds, three assists) to pace the Saxons.  Freshman Heather Hebert (Hilton, NY/Hilton) and junior guard Cate Mensler (Ballston Spa, NY/Saratoga Catholic) scored 11 and 13 points, and pulled down four rebounds apiece.  Junior forward Sarah Federico (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) also pulled down a team-best 10 rebounds.  

AU (4-2-0, 0-0-0 Empire 8) open up Empire 8 play against St. John Fisher, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m.