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:
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.
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.