Lady Bears pick up win
Jan 08, 2014 | 1205 views | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The St. Joseph’s College women’s basketball team halted a two-game losing streak as they defeated Mount Saint Mary College, 70-60, at Brooklyn Tech High School on Saturday evening.

The Lady Bears (8-5) got double-doubles from both Taylor Raccuglia (Brooklyn/Bishop Kearney) and Samantha Retas (Brooklyn/Bishop Kearney).

Raccuglia tallied 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and also blocked a career-high-tying five shots. Retas chipped in 10 points and snagged 10 boards.

Kelly McNamee (Glendale/Mary Louis) scored a team-high 18 points and dished four assists and Megan Moran (Syosset, N.Y./St. Dominic’s) came up one rebound shy of a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds in the win.

Despite coming into the game winless, the NCAA Tournament qualifiers in 13 out of the last 14 years made it a competitive game throughout, but it was the Lady Bears who led most of the game, an 8-0 run over four minutes giving St. Joseph’s a 23-16 lead at 9:27 in the first half and they would never trail again
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