Women’s Basketball Passes Final Preseason Test with Win over Florida National

Women’s Basketball Passes Final Preseason Test with Win over Florida National

Boca Raton, Fla. – Newcomer Sarah Baer poured in a game-high 18 points as Lynn University's women's basketball team secured a convincing 78-55 victory over Florida National in their final unofficial contest of the season on Friday evening.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: Lynn 78, FNU 55
Location: de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center| Boca Raton, Fla.
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Baer wasted no time in making her presence felt in the paint, going 7-for-9 from the field and knocking down 4-of-5 from the charity stripe to pace the Lynn offense.
  • Heather Durand, another new member of the Blue and White, scored 13 points, adding six rebounds, four on the offensive glass.
  • Lynn caused 25 FNU turnovers, but did commit 18 of its own.
  • The Blue and White assisted on 12-of-28 field goals while FNU had just five assists on 16 makes.
  • The Fighting Knights controlled the boards (39-34), the paint (26-16) and led 33-18 in bench scoring.

UP NEXT:

Lynn takes on its first games of the 2019-20 campaign next weekend, facing off with Central State and Benedict on Nov. 8-9 at 2 p.m. and noon, respectively.