Immediate Release: February 16, 2005
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rallies for 57-54 win at UMBC
MD.--- Freshman guard Nicole
Lobach (Hanover, Pa.) and junior guard Jen
Haubrich (Bow, N.H.) each netted a game-high 13 points, leading
Binghamton (7-15, 6-7 AE) to a 57-54 win over UMBC (7-15, 2-11
AE) in an America East Conference women's basketball game on
Wednesday night at the Retriever Athletic Center. The win snapped
the Bearcats' four-game losing streak and extended the Retrievers'
losing skid to seven games.
"It's a good sign when we are able to go on the road and
win a close game that we were down at the half," head coach
Rich Conover said. "It's something for us to build on."
UMBC took a 30-27 lead at the half. Binghamton came out and took
a brief 31-30 lead with 15:51 left in the second half but the
Retrievers responded with an 8-2 run to take a 38-33 advantage
with 14:00 remaining.
From there, Binghamton came storming back, going on an 12-0 run
to take a 49-43 lead with 6:14 left to go. UMBC, however, refused
to go quietly coming back to cut the Bearcat lead to 55-53 with
The key basket of the game came with 54 seconds left on a shot
by Lobach that gave the Bearcats a 56-51 cushion. The Retrievers
had a chance to tie the game, but were unable to launch a potential
game-tying three pointer.
Binghamton returns home for a Sunday noon contest against Stony
Brook. The game will be televised locally on Time Warner Sports
13 points tied her career high.