Release: November 24, 2009
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women's basketball loses 76-62 to Lehigh
VESTAL, N.Y.-- Erica Prosser scored
12 of her game-high 19 points in the second half, leading Lehigh
(4-1) to a 76-62 win over Binghamton (0-3) in a non-conference
women's basketball game on Wednesday night at the Events Center.
The defending Patriot League champions have now won four consecutive
games against the Bearcats.
Nursing a 40-39 lead with 15:41 remaining in the second half,
Lehigh went on a 16-2 run in a span of 4:51 to go up 56-41. Prosser
nailed a three pointer and sank a pair of foul shots during that
From there, the Mountain Hawks maintained at least a 12-point
cushion over the remaining 10 minutes of play. In the final 20
minutes, Lehigh went 15-of-27 (55.6 percent) from the field.
Courtney Dentler added 17 points in the winning effort while
Emily Gratch chipped in 13 points and Alexa Williams grabbed
a game-high 10 rebounds.
For Binghamton sophomore point guard Andrea
Holmes had her second straight strong outing, netting a team-high
16 points to go along with seven rebounds, four assists and a
season-high five steals. Senior guard Erica
Carter and junior guard Jackie
Ward each added 14 points. Ward's total represents her career
Sophomore forward Viive
Rebane nearly pulled off her second career double-double,
finishing with eight points and nine rebounds. She also added
a block and three assists.
Unlike the previous two games, Binghamton won the rebounding
battle 40-38. From the field, however, Binghamton shot just 34.9
percent. In addition, the Bearcats committed 19 turnovers, resulting
in 13 Mountain Hawk steals.
Binghamton heads to Canisius on Saturday for a 1 p.m. game.
NOTES: Holmes was named the America East Player of the