Women's Basketball Blow Past Concordia at Home, 71-45

Women's Basketball Blow Past Concordia at Home, 71-45

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The Basics:
Score: Nyack 71 | Concordia 45
Nyack Record4-4, 2-1 CACC
Concordia Record1-5, 0-4 CACC
Location: Bowman Gymnasium


Nyack secured their second Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference win of the 2015-2016 season with a 26 point victory over the Clippers of Concordia College.  The victory advanced their overall record to 4-4, 2-1 within conference play, putting the Warriors at a .500 average for the season.


How It Happened:
Three seniors earned double digits in scoring for the Warriors against the Clippers contributing to the 26 point victory.  Raven Makins (Laurel, MD) lead Nyack with 19 points for the night as well as leading the team in rebounds, with 11 total, and contributed 2 assists.  Jamie McKeither (Laurel, MD) added 16 points to the total as well as 10 rebounds, with 8 on offense.  Tori Trador (Seminole, FL) chipped in 11 points for the night while contributing a team high of 3 steals and 3 rebounds.  The seniors were joined by sophomore Kelli Smoot (Baltimore, MD) in the double digit affair.  Smoot added 10 points, shooting 100% from the free throw line while still adding 3 assists and 1 block to the Warriors numbers.

Concordia scored the first points of the game 45 seconds into play, but were then rendered unable to land a shot for the next 7 minutes of competition.  The Warriors defense collectively prevented the Clippers from finding any success at the net, garnering a 9 point lead at the completion of the first quarter.  The defense maintained the oppression through the second quarter limiting the Clippers to four successful shots through ten minutes of play.  In the quarter Nyack steadily increased their lead to a 25 point score gap.  After halftime, the Clippers emerged determined to break through the Warrior wall.  Concordia tripled their shots made, with 13 for the quarter, but the score gap still remained at 25 points upon the conclusion of the 10 minute period.  The Warriors achieved their largest lead of 26 points in the fourth and final quarter of the game and sustained it through the buzzer.  The CACC match concluded with a final score of 71-45 and a victory for the Nyack College Warriors.


Up Next:
Women's basketball is looking forward to hosting Bowie State in a non-conference home contest set for Tuesday, December 8th, at 4pm. Come out and support your Warriors!

For the complete Warrior Women's Basketball 2015-16 schedule and access to live video stream click here.


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