Immediate Release: Janaury 12, 2005
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
breaks nine-game losing streak with 57-47 win at Albany
N.Y..-- Junior forward Jen
Haubrich (Bow, N.H.) netted a career-high and game-high 18
points, leading Binghamton (2-10, 1-2 AE) to a 57-47 win over
Albany (6-6, 1-2 AE) in an America East Conference women's basketball
game at the RAC Center on Wednesday evening. The victory snapped
the Bearcats' nine-game losing streak.
really excited for the players," head coach Rich Conover
said. "They have really worked hard during the past several
weeks and to finally get the win gives us a lot of confidence
to move on."
Haburich's 18 points eclipsed her previous career-high of 13
points against Brown on Nov. 28. Her seven field goals were also
a career high. She scored 10 of her points in the second half.
Also reaching double figures for Binghamton were freshman guard
Sario (Espoo, Finland) with 12 points, junior guard Jen
Blues (Overland Park, Kan.) with 11 points and a career-high
three blocks, and junior forward Rachel
Laws (Wyncote, Pa.), who posted her third double-double of
the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Binghamton came out smoking in the first half, jumping out to
a 32-18 lead at the break. Blues and Sario each connected on
three three-point shots and the Bearcats were 11-for-24 from
the field. Their largest lead was 31-12 with 5:47 left to go
in the half.
Albany wouldn't go quietly and kept chipping away at the lead
in the second half. The Great Danes cut the deficit as low as
50-44 on a three pointer by Maree Jones with 1:41 remaining.
Laws, however, saved the day for the Bearcats when she converted
a three-point play with 1:06 to go. Blues and Laws then combined
to go 4-of-4 from the free throw line in the final minute of
Binghamton returns home to face New Hampshire on Saturday at