Women's Basketball Drops Road Matchup at Finger Lakes

Women's Basketball Huddles

The women's basketball team traveled to Finger Lakes Community College for their last game of the 2017 half of their season.  The Lady Raiders fell to the Lakers 72-54. 

FM hung with the Lakers for most of the game, and trailed 12-16 after the 1st quarter.  Shaun Smith sank a jumper with seven minutes remaining in the half to cut the deficit to 17-20.  Julie Hampton gave FM its first lead mid-way through the quarter, to lead 24-23.  The Lakers were able to go on a run to close out the half leading 37-27. 

Diasia DeBoue and Julie Hampton closed the gap; 34-39, three minutes into the half.  The Lakers pulled ahead 47-38, but DeBoue scored three points to end the quarter and FM trailed, 45-52. 

The Lady Raiders got outscored 20-9 in the final quarter to fall to the Lakers 54-72.  DeBoue led FM with 27 points and 4 steals.  Julie Hampton followed with 15 points. 

FM finishes the first half of their season with a 3-5 record and will head into the mid-semester break.  The Lady Raiders will get back to the hardwood on Tuesday, January 9th when they host Cayuga.