Saints Drop Overtime Thriller to Lakeland

Saints Drop Overtime Thriller to Lakeland

The Mercyhurst North East women's basketball team dropped game three of the season by a score of 72-69 in overtime at Lakeland CC last night. With the game tied at 59 at the end of regulation, it took five extra minutes to determine a winner.


During the overtime period, the Saints jumped out to an early lead before ultimately being caught by the Lakers. 

Shaquoia McCray led the way for the Saints again playing all 45 minutes in the game. She paced the Saints with 19 points and 16 rebounds to keep her streak of double doubles in order.

Essence Sims added 18 points and 7 boards, while Alissa Johnson chipped in 14 points in 41 minutes. 

The loss drops the Saints record to 1-2. Both of the Saints losses have been decided by a total of three points.

They look to get back to .500 this Friday at home against Cuyahoga Community College, tipoff is at 5:30