Women's Basketball Topped by Concordia in 66-64 CACC Upset

Women's Basketball Topped by Concordia in 66-64 CACC Upset

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The Basics
 Nyack 64, Concordia 66
Nyack Record: 3-19, 3-13 CACC
Concordia Record: 4-17, 4-10 CACC
Location: Meyer Center | Bronxville, NY

BRONXVILLE, NY - The Nyack College women's basketball team traveled to the Meyer Athletic Center for a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) battle against Concordia College on Tuesday evening.

In a game that featured eighteen ties and twelve lead changes, the Warriors would net the last four baskets of the first half to tie the contest 36-36 going into the locker room break. By the second half both teams continued to put up a tough fight as no one got within more than a four point lead.

By the 2:47 mark the game was tied 62-62. Khadijah Donaldson made a layup for the Clippers to bring them ahead by two (64-62) and by 1:18 Warrior Tori Trador (Seminole, FL) would score a layup to tie the match for the last time, 64-64.

During the final closing seconds of regulation there were turnovers and missed shots on both sides. With 3.2 left on the clock, Jessica Rosalbo put the game away with a Clipper jumpshot from the elbow, 66-64. Freshman Alyssa Gatti (Brooklyn, NY) would miss a three pointer during the next possession to win the game for the Warriors, thus allowing Concordia earned the 66-64 victory on the evening.

Jamie McKeither (Laurel, MD) led Nyack with 16 points, eight rebounds, and three steals while teammate Raven Makins (Laurel, MD) registered her fourth double-double on the season with 15 points and ten boards to go along with a game-high four assists and five steals. Shabreka Edwards (Ashburn, GA) and Trador combined for 16 points in the loosing effort.

As a team, Concordia outshot Nyack 46.3-percent (25-of-54) to 35.8-percent (19-of-53) but the Warriors won the rebounding battle by a margin of 39-33. 

Concordia's Donaldson tied game-highs with Nyack's McKeither, scoring 16 points coming off the bench on shooting 5-of-6 from the floor while converting a perfect 6-for-6 from behind the charity stripe. Rosalbo registered 13 points and Julianne Wilkinson chipped in with 11 points on the evening for the Clippers.

Up Next
Nyack is set to host Philadelphia University on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 1:00PM for another conference showdown. Continue to check the 2014-15 Women's basketball schedule for more info.


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