Women’s Basketball Bitten by No. 12 Florida Southern

Women’s Basketball Bitten by No. 12 Florida Southern

Boca Raton, Fla. – Lynn University's women's basketball team put up a good fight against 12th-ranked, first-place Florida Southern University, but ultimately fell at home on Saturday afternoon to the Moccasins, 68-54. Christina Potts led the scoring for the Blue and White, putting in 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting.  

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 12 FSC 68, Lynn 54

Records: Lynn (13-9, 7-9 SSC), Florida Southern (21-3, 14-2 SSC)

Location: de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center| Boca Raton, Fla.

All-Time Series: Florida Southern leads 33-14

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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Potts scored in double-figures for the fifth consecutive game, pouring in 15 points, making two threes, to go along with one assist and one steal.
  • Kelsi Fizer joined Potts as the second Fighting Knight double-digit scorer, pouring in 12 points on 8-for-8 shooting from the free-throw line and adding seven rebounds.
  • Dani Lozzi ripped down a team-high nine boards, delivering a well-rounded effort with six points, three assists, one block and two steals.
  • Lynn shot 35.8 percent from the field, making 5-of-13 3-PT attempts while the Mocs shot 47.1 percent for the game and 6-for-18 from deep.
  • Lynn was outrebounded 36-24 in the game and both teams had 14 turnovers.
  • Camille Giardina and Anja Fuchs-Robetin combined for 36 of Florida Southern's 68 total points.

 BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Loie Webb made one three-pointer, her 13th-straight game with at least one made triple and 18th overall. 
  • Both sides shot a combined 25-for-28 from the free-throw line.
  • Despite the loss, Lynn is still 10-4 at home.
  • The Blue and White were swept by Florida Southern this season, falling by scores of 91-59 and 68-54, respectively.

UP NEXT:

Lynn closes out its three-game home stand on Wednesday, Feb. 20, hosting Nova Southeastern for a 5:30 p.m. tip in Boca Raton.