Baer Posts Double-Double in Women’s Basketball’s Defeat to Benedict

Baer Posts Double-Double in Women’s Basketball’s Defeat to Benedict

Boca Raton, Fla. – Sarah Baer racked up 16 points and 16 rebounds, but it wasn't enough to get the Lynn University women's basketball team past a tough Benedict College squad on Saturday, falling 81-66 at home.   

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: Benedict 81, Lynn 66
Records: Benedict (2-0), Lynn (1-1)
Location: de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-Time Series: Lynn leads 4-2 (last meeting, 2016)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Baer made her presence felt on the inside with her 16-16 performance, of which eight of her rebounds came on the offensive end.
  • Uloma Enyogasi had a solid outing with 14 points, knocking down one three-pointer and make 3-of-3 attempts from the line.
  • Sydney Fields was the final Fighting Knight in double-figures, pouring in 11 points, adding four rebounds.
  • Dani Lozzi facilitated the offense with a team-high seven assists, adding four steals on defense.
  • Benedict's Wykira Johnson-Kelly scored a game-high 29 points.
  • The Tigers knocked down 11 triples compared to Lynn's four.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • While the game was played in Lynn's gym, the Blue and White were technically the visiting team.
  • Benedict outscored Lynn 25-9 in the opening quarter, a 16-point margin, and won the game by 15 points. 

UP NEXT:

Lynn will regroup before welcoming Valdosta State to Boca Raton on Friday, Nov. 15 for a 3 p.m. tilt, which will be the opening game of the Adidas Challenge.