The Mercyhurst North East womens basketball team secured their first victory of the season today against Finger Lakes CC by a score of 77-68. After a tightly contested first half, the Saints were able to pull away and hold a 10 point lead for the majority of the second half.
Sophomore Shaquoia McCray was dominant again on the glass picking up 15 rebounds, bringing her season total to 35. Along with her 15 boards McCray added 14 points for her second double- double in as many games. Ailissa Johnson was the Saints high scorer as she dropped 23 points, seemingy getting to the basket at will throughout the game. Brieyeah Cook was consistently setting up her teammates as she chipped in 7 assists to go along with 13 points.
The Saints look to build on thier momentum on Tuesday as they head to Lakeland CC for a 5:30 tip off.