NORTH EAST, PA- The Mercyhurst Saints women's basketball team took on Lakeland Community College Tuesday evening. The Saints came off a great win on Saturday (1-0) on the season. Lakeland CC first game of the season is against the Saints. Mercyhurst would fall in their season opener to Lakeland 61-80.
The game started off slow as both teams traded baskets in the first half. The score at the half was 27-26 Lakers. Ozjanique Tate finished with a double double, 13 rebounds and 15 points to lead the Saints. Additional help by teammate Essence Sims with 25 points. Lakeland would gain momentum in the 4th quarter as Armani Jackson would have 31 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers.
Mercyhurst will be back in action as they travel to Cuyahoga Community College Saturday November 9th. Tipoff is set for 1pm.