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Hamilton tops AU women’s basketball team, 88-52
12/08/12

CLINTON, NY-  The Alfred University women’s basketball team fell on the road to Hamilton College, Saturday afternoon, 88-52.

 

For the game, the Lady Saxons shot 30 percent, 15 percent, and 59 percent from the field, 3-point arc, and free throw line.

 

Sophomore guard Harley Cleary (Rochester, NY/Our Lady of Mercy) scored a game-high 23 points to pace Alfred.  Junior forward Sarah Federico (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) (three points) and junior guard Cate Mensler (Ballston Spa, NY/Saratoga Catholic) (five points) pulled down six rebounds apiece, respectively.

 

Turnovers (27) hurt the Lady Saxons throughout the course of the game as they trailed 47-29 at the half and could not recover after that.  For the game, AU shot 37 percent from the field, 46 percent beyond the three-point arc, and 67 percent from the foul line.

 

Alfred (4-5, 0-1 Empire 8) resumes resumes play against Ithaca College, on Friday, Jan. 4, at 6 p.m.