BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia Clippers women's basketball team dropped an 84-60 decision to Holy Family in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game on Tuesday evening in the Meyer Athletic Center.
The first quarter began with Concordia taking an early 5-2 lead at the 8:25 mark. From here the Tigers would score 21 unanswered points to end the period as the Clippers trailed 23-5 after 10 minutes of play.
In the second quarter Concordia broke their scoreless drought with 8:41 showing on the clock. Holy Family would then go on a 7-0 run to hold a 32-7 advantage with seven minutes to go in the half. Later in the period the Clippers scored six unanswered points to cut their deficit to 40-13 as the Tigers went into the locker room with the 43-16 lead.
Concordia would use a 9-0 run midway through the third quarter to change the momentum as the Clippers would trail 50-27 at the 4:34 mark. Concordia continued to battle in the period as Holy Family held a 59-34 lead after three quarters.
In the final quarter both sides would continue to score as the Clippers were not able to cut into the deficit. An 8-0 run for Concordia late in the period brought the score to 80-55, but the Tigers would hold on for the 84-60 win.
Sophomore Julianne Wilkinson (Red Hook, N.Y.) came off the bench to score a team-high 15 points for the Clippers while adding two steals. Sophomore Hadiyah Black (Brooklyn, N.Y.) would chip in with 11 points while also adding a team-best seven rebounds.
Concordia (3-11, 1-7 CACC) will play in their final non-conference game on Monday, January 18th. The Clippers will travel to The College of Saint Rose for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off as fans unable to attend can follow the action by clicking on the live stats link under the women's basketball schedule page on ConcordiaClippers.com.