PITTSBURGH, PA – Casie Cygan scored a game-high 19 points in the Lady Redhawks (7-3) 63-60 loss to Washington and Jefferson (6-5) in Saturday action at the Kerr Fitness Center.
La Roche trailed by 12 points at halftime and as many as 13 points in the second half before a 14-2 run got them back in the game. Cygan sparked the run with a three-point play on a layup and foul shot and a deep three-pointer.
Washington and Jefferson answered with a 7-0 run of their own but two foul shots from Amanda Garland and a three-pointer from Cygan got La Roche within three points. The Lady Redhawks had a chance to tie it at the buzzer but Chloe Stewart's three-point attempt went long.
Cygan led all scorers with 19 points including 4 three-pointers. Stewart and Garland recorded 13 points apiece and Jessica Pitts added 11 rebounds.
The Lady Redhawks will travel to Penn State Altoona on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00PM.