Women's Basketball

2017-18 RECORD: 18-8; GNAC: 11-5 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 17 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS: 30

Women's Basketball Remains Undefeated with Win over Farmingdale State

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team remains undefeated, 5-0, as the Falcons knocked off Farmingdale State University, 75-45, in non-conference action Thursday evening at "The Nest" inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.

THE BASICS
FINAL: Albertus Magnus College 75 | Farmingdale State 45
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (5-0) | Farmingdale State (0-4)
ALL-TIME RECORD: With tonight's win, Albertus is now 5-2 against Farmingdale State.

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Quarter:

  • The Rams opened the quarter with the early 6-2 lead before a short spurt, including a three from senior Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.), gave the Falcons a two-point lead, 8-6.
  • Albertus would close out the first with a 16-0 run to take a commanding 24-6 lead.
  • Johnson would score 10 of her 15 points in the first half.

Second Quarter:

  • Farmingdale State began the second rallying off nine straight points to cut the Falcons' lead to within nine, 24-15.
  • Albertus extended its lead to 20, 39-19, after ending the first half on a 15-4 run.

Third Quarter:

  • The Falcons held the Rams to only seven points in the third and would lead by 30, 56-26, entering the final quarter.
  • Junior Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport, Conn.) led the Falcons in rebounding with nine, including six defensive rebounds. 

Fourth Quarter:

  • Both teams rallied off 19-points in the fourth, but the Rams could not secure the comeback falling to the Falcons by 30, 75-45.
  • Sophomore Andreah Orr (Danbury, Conn.) posted two blocks.

KEY PERFORMANCES
Albertus:

  • Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) - 28 points (8-14 FG, 2-5 3PT) | 3 rebounds | 1 assist | 1 steal
  • Rah Rah Thompson - 16 points (6-10 FG, 4-5 FT) | 22 rebounds | 1 assist | 2 steals | 3 blocks
  • Jill Johnson - 15 points (8-14 FG, 2-5 3PT, 3-5 FT) | 3 assists | 2 steals
  • Andreah Orr - 8 points (4-7 FG) | 9 rebounds | 1 assist | 5 blocks
  • Raegon Shirling-Davis (Waterbury, Conn.) - 2 points (1-3 FG) | 7 rebounds | 7 assists | 4 steals

Farmingdale State:

  • Nia Miller - 11 points | 2 rebounds | 5 assists | 2 steals
  • Alexis Hunter - 4 points | 18 rebounds | 4 assists

UP NEXT
The women's basketball team returns to action on Saturday, December 1 as the Falcons travel to New Rochelle, N.Y. to face the College of New Rochelle. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m.