Women's Basketball Comes up Short Against Felician Despite Strong First Half

Women's Basketball Comes up Short Against Felician Despite Strong First Half

Nyack, NY - The women's basketball team wa sback on Tuesday night to host the Felician University Golden Falcons in another conference match. Nyack came up short despite a strong effort throughout the first three quarters with a final score of 61-67. 

The Basics:
Final: Nyack 61, Felician 67
Records: NC (1-6), FEL (1-4, 1-0)
Location: Nyack, New York

Game Summary:

  • Felician enjoyed a 7-2 start into the game, but the Warriors eventually came back and tied the game at 11 with 38 seconds left, before Felician would go 1 for 2 from the foul line to earn a one-point lead after the first quarter
  • the Warriors came out hot in the second quarter with a 16-3 run to gain a 12-point lead; Nyack held on to their lead throughout the second to take a 13-point lead into halftime
  • the third quarter was highly contested by both teams and finished with a score of 47-38 for the Warriors
  • Felician took the lead in the fourth with 56-55 with 4:08 to go in the game
  • Nyack was unable to fend off the Golden Falcon's offense in the remaining minutes who took the win on the day with a final score of 61-67

Key Performances:
Nyack was led by Janae Bailey with 16 points and 7-10 shooting, while she pulled down 8 rebounds. 

Up Next:
Nyack will be back on Saturday for another home conference match against the Dominican College Chargers at 1pm.