Women's Basketball Splits at Holiday Classic

Princess Bailey led the Bucs with 20 points. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s basketball team (10-2, 1-0 SSC) fell to the Bentley College (8-4) Falcons, 63-58, in the final round of the Barry Holiday Classic tournament at the Health and Sports Center on Saturday evening.
 
The Bucs led 42-35 when a Vanessa Lux layup at the 11:19 mark started a 21-9 run over the next seven minutes that put the Falcons up 56-51. Kim Brennen's three-pointer with 6:44 put the Falcons up for goodand Ashley Bruton's layup at 2:12 gave Bentley its biggest lead at 60-54.
 
The Bucs managed a brief run to close the gap to two points (60-58) on baskets by Amanda Mageean and Princess Bailey, but the Falcons connected on three offour free throws in the final 0:26 seconds to make the final margin. Thegame was the first time all season the Bucs were out-scored in the second half.
 
The first half was a see-saw affair. The Bucs went up 18-9 at 14:24 on a jumper by Mageean, but the Falcons responded with a 17-0 run to put them up 26-18 when Dedra Pritchard hit a baseline jumper with 6:12 remaining. The Bucs then closed the period outscoring the falcons 17-4 to take a 35-30 lead into the locker room. Bailey led the Bucs in the first half with 11 points with no help from the bench.
 
Bailey led the Bucs with 20 points and seven rebounds, followed by Kia Palmer’s 12 points and four rebounds. The Falcons’ were led by Kristy McLean’s 14 points and Lux’ nine rebounds.
 
Barry will open up 2008 on the road against Eckerd College on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 2:00 p.m.
 

Newspaper Box Score
Bentley vs Barry
12/29/07 6:00 pm at Miami Shores, FL (Health&Sports Center)
At Miami Shores, FL (Health&Sports Center)

BENTLEY 63, BARRY 58
BENTLEY (8-4)
Kristy McLean 4-10 2-2 14; Ashley Bruton 4-7 2-2 13; Erica Kirwan 4-8 3-6
11; Vanessa Lux 5-8 0-0 10; Kim Brennan 2-6 1-1 6; Kelly Barrett 2-5 0-0 4;
Dedra Pritchard 2-2 0-0 4; Angela Manfredi 0-4 1-2 1. Totals 23-50 9-13 63.
Kristy McLean 4-10 2-2 14; Ashley Bruton 4-7 2-2 13; Erica Kirwan 4-8 3-6 11; Vanessa Lux 5-8 0-0 10; Kim Brennan 2-6 1-1 6; Kelly Barrett 2-5 0-0 4; Dedra Pritchard 2-2 0-0 4; Angela Manfredi 0-4 1-2 1. Totals 23-50 9-13 63.
BARRY (10-2)
BAILEY, Princess 7-18 3-4 20; PALMER, Kia 5-12 2-3 12; THOMPSON, Christina
3-8 0-0 9; MAGEEAN, Amanda 4-5 0-0 8; MARTINEZ, Lucy 2-8 0-0 5; SINGLETARY,
Kristy 1-5 0-0 2; FORS, Lisa 1-3 0-0 2; SANFORD, Alisha 0-0 0-0 0; RUMPH,
Ratisha 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-59 5-7 58.

Bentley....................... 30 33 - 63
Barry........................... 35 23 - 58
3-point goals--Bentley 8-17 (Kristy McLean 4-7; Ashley Bruton 3-6; Kim
Brennan 1-2; Kelly Barrett 0-1; Angela Manfredi 0-1), Barry 7-25 (THOMPSON,
Christina 3-7; BAILEY, Princess 3-9; MARTINEZ, Lucy 1-6; SINGLETARY, Kristy
0-3). Fouled out--Bentley-None, Barry-None. Rebounds--Bentley 39 (Vanessa
Lux 9), Barry 26 (BAILEY, Princess 7). Assists--Bentley 17 (Kim Brennan 5),
Barry 18 (BAILEY, Princess 5; MARTINEZ, Lucy 5). Total fouls--Bentley 14,
Barry 13. Technical fouls--Bentley-None, Barry-None. A-164

Complete Box Score

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