Sunday, February 13, 2011

Bison Defeated for 1st Time

Gallaudet has fallen from the ranks of the unbeaten. The #18 ranked women's basketball team lost yesterday to Penn State-Harrisburg 64-53. The Bison trailed at halftime for only the first time this season, 30-29, but regained a four point lead early in the second half. but the Bison were only 9 of 29 shots (31%) from the field in the second half and only 6 for 13 (46.2%) at the free throw line. Gallaudet only made one of ten 3-point attempts during the game. Easter Faafiti had the most points for the Bison - 18 points. She added 13 rebounds for her 14th consecutive double-double.

Gallaudet is now 20-1 overall and 17-1 in their conference. The Bison last lost at home on Feb. 15 of last year. The loss puts Gallaudet in 2nd place in the North Eastern Athletic Conference with Keuka taking over first place with an 18-1 conference record. The Nittany Lions victory over Gally gives them third place in the conference.