Falcons Fall Short In Second Half Comeback 58-52

Falcons Fall Short In Second Half Comeback 58-52

New Haven, CT - The Albertus Magnus College Women's Basketball team was defeated 58-52 by visiting Curry College after a late second half run by the Falcons came up short.  Albertus trailed 50-39 with 4:48 remaining in the second half before a 10-3 run cut the lead to 53-49 with just over two minutes remaining.  The Falcons would get no closer as their late second half rally fell short.

Curry College led 32-24 at the half and used a 10-0 run out the gate in the second half to lead 42-24 with 17:03 remaining.  Albertus battled back but ultimately fell short. 

The Falcons received a game high 19 points from freshman guard Lianna Carrero (Hamden, CT/Hamden) on 6-11 shooting from the field.  Sophomore guard Shanilya Bush (New Haven, CT/Wilbur Cross) and freshman guard Lindsay Karle (Wallingford, CT/Lyman Hall) chipped in 10 points and 11 points respectively.

Curry College was led by sophomore forward Hailey Rafferty (Worcester, MA/Holy Name) and her team high 15 points along with sevend rebounds and four assists.  Senior forward Cortney Robinson (Brockton, MA/Brockton) added 11 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and four steals.

Albertus drops to 2-2, 0-0 GNAC on the young season while Curry College improves to 5-0, 0-0 CCC.

The Falcons return to action on Monday night when they host non-conference opponent Newbury College at 7:00 pm.