Women's Basketball Stymied by Florida Southern

Women's Basketball Stymied by Florida Southern

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Lynn University women's basketball team was once again plagued by first-half troubles, as they dropped a Sunshine State Conference battle with Florida Southern by a final score of 76-59.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final:
 Florida Southern 76, Lynn 59
Records: Lynn (11-14, 7-11 SSC), Florida Southern (21-3, 16-2 SSC)
Location: de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-time Series: Florida Southern leads, 31-14 (Mocs have won nine straight matchups)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Paola Vazquez Concepcion led the Fighting Knights' offense, shooting 8-of-15 from the floor for 19 total points. She added three rebounds and a pair of steals on the defensive side of the ball.
  • Jaylen Snipes totaled 13 points in the loss, though she shot just 6-of-17 from the field. She had two assists and two rebounds in addition to her double-digit point total.
  • Kelsi Fizer had her first double-digit scoring game in more than a month as the rookie dropped 10 points and pulled in five rebounds.
  • Mariah Penascino grabbed a team-best six boards in the loss, adding six points and four assists as well.
  • The Mocs' Camille Giardina had a game-high 20 points, shooting 8-of-10 from the free throw line despite going 0-for-4 from three-point land. Teammate Anja Fuchs-Robetin added a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Florida Southern outshot Lynn 45.3 percent to 40.0 percent from the field, though the Fighting Knights held a 33.3 percent to 15.4 percent edge in three-point shooting.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • Lynn had a nine-game home winning streak snapped. It was the team's first loss at the de Hoernle Center since November.
  • The Fighting Knights trailed by 26 points at the half, tied for their largest halftime deficit of the season.
  • Lynn has now lost four straight home games to the Mocs, and haven't defeated them since 2014.
  • Each of the Fighting Knights' two worst free throw shooting games of the season have come against Florida Southern.

UP NEXT:

Lynn plays game two of a three-game home stand to end the season as it hosts Saint Leo on Saturday. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m.