Philadelphia, PA – The Nyack College women's basketball team was upended by the Holy Family University Tigers on Wednesday afternoon in a CACC road match. The loss drops the Warriors' record to 2-10, 1-5 CACC, while Holy Family improves to 4-10, 3-3 CACC.
Nyack was led by freshman Bryanna Brown who scored 12 points. She was closely followed by Tayelor McCalister with 9 points and 4 assists, while freshman Jocelin Wright led the Warriors on the glass with 12 rebounds.
Both teams battled back and forth in the beginning minutes of the game and the Warriors would pull ahead for the first time, when a Tayelor McCalister layup would spark a 11-0 run to give Nyack a 9-point lead with 4:03 to go in the first quarter, 13-4. The Tigers would answer with a 15-3 run to take the lead right before the end of the first quarter, 16-19.
The second quarter was highly contested and fearured several lead changes and tied scores before the Warriors were able to go ahead by 4-points in the last minute of the first half, 34-30.
The Warriors started the third quarter with a 4-0 run to extend their lead to 8 point, 38-30. But Holy Family would fight its way back into the game and eventually tie the score 46-46 with 0:31 to go.
The Tigers got the better start in the fourth quarter starting a 8-2 run to gain a 6-point lead at the 5:33 mark, 48-54. Nyack was unable to find a way back into the game, while the Tigers extended their lead to 12 points from the free throw line during the final minutes of the game. The game would finish with a score of 54-66 in favor of the Tigers.
The Warriors will be back in action ths Saturday when they host Chestnut Hill College at 1 pm.