Women’s Basketball Downed at Florida Tech

Women’s Basketball Downed at Florida Tech

Melbourne, Fla. It was too little, too late, as the Lynn University women's basketball team had its two-game winning streak snapped at the hands of Florida Tech on Wednesday night as the Fighting Knights fell by a final score of 79-73 at the Clemente Center in a Sunshine State Conference matchup. Lynn closed the game on a 13-6 run, but the Panthers were able to hold off the charge until the final horn sounded.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Score:
Florida Tech 79, Lynn 73
Location: Clemente Center | Melbourne, Fla.
Series History: Florida Tech leads, 31-15 (Met twice in 2016-17 season)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Paola Vazquez Concepcion struggled from the floor early, but wound up shooting 3-of-5 from the floor down the stretch and made an impact at the free throw line, shooting a perfect 8-for-8 to total a game-high 17 points.
  • Juju Uloma continued her hot start to the season, shooting 4-of-8 from the floor for 13 points. The rookie led the way on the glass, pulling in five rebounds for the Blue and White.
  • Jaylen Snipes and Mariah Penascino each tallied 11 points on the night as the duo split time at the point.
  • Kelsi Fizer scored in double digits for the third time in her last four games, tallying 10 points in the loss.
  • Florida Tech won the battle on the boards, pulling in 42 rebounds to Lynn's 27.
  • The Panther bench outscored Lynn's bench by a wide margin, as the Florida Tech reserves poured in 49 points in the contest.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • Four of the five players in the starting lineup for Lynn scored double-digit points.
  • Lynn hasn't won at Florida Tech since the 2013-14 season.
  • The home team has won each of the last three matchups in this head-to-head battle.
  • Lynn outscored Florida Tech 41-32 to close the gap in the second half after trailing by 15 at the break.

UP NEXT:

Lynn hits the hardwood once again on Saturday afternoon when it travels to Tampa for another SSC matchup. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m.