Women's Basketball Falls In Conference Action

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Barry University women’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking one-point loss to the Eckerd College Tritons, 44-43, on Sunday afternoon.
 
The Buccaneers (7-4, 0-2)) trailed by as many as six throughout the majority of the first half.
 
A Jen Mitchell three-pointer tied it up at 18 apiece with 4:13 remaining and a pair of Adrienne Hicks free throws gave the Bucs their first lead of the ballgame, 20-18, with 3:2o remaining n the first. The Buccaneers would enter halftime up 26-22.
 
The Bucs led throughout the majority of the second half until the 4:37 mark when Katie Rausberg hit a pair of free throws to tie it at 38-38. Both teams scored three more apiece, and ended regulation tied 41-41.
 
Yvonne Houston gave the Bucs a two point lead, 43-41, with 3:16 remaining in overtime, but a Rausberg three-pointer would be the final bucket scored as the Buccaneers fell 44-43 in overtime.
 
Jen Mitchell led the Buccaneers with 11 points while Danielle DeBerry had 9 and Yvonne Houston had 8. The Bucs return to action on Wednesday evening when they travel to Rollins to take on the Tars at 5:30 pm.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Barry vs Eckerd College
01/02/10 2 p.m. at St. Petersburg, Fla.
At St. Petersburg, Fla.
 
ECKERD COLLEGE 44, BARRY 43
 
BARRY (7-4, 0-2 SSC)
MITCHELL, Jen 4-10 0-0 11; HOUSTON, Yvonne 4-17 2-3 10; DeBERRY, Danielle
3-7 0-0 9; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 1-10 1-2 4; HICKS, Adrienne 0-3 4-7 4; LEHN,
Glaucia 0-2 2-2 2; MULLINGS, Alicia 1-3 0-0 2; TIJANI, Nadia 0-5 1-2 1;
FRONTINO, Amanda 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 13-57 10-16 43.
ECKERD COLLEGE (8-3, 2-0 SSC)
RAUSBERG, Kati 8-18 2-3 22; BRDAR, Tijana 3-10 0-0 6; LUTZ, Ashley 2-5 1-2
5; CHARLES, Krystal 2-6 0-0 4; YOUNG, Taylor 1-4 0-1 3; NILES, Linsey 1-4
0-0 2; BUCCILLA, Amy 1-2 0-0 2; COLLINS, Jessica 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-49 3-6
44.
Barry.........................   26   15    2  -   43
Eckerd College................   22   19    3  -   44
3-point goals--Barry 7-25 (MITCHELL, Jen 3-6; DeBERRY, Danielle 3-4;
SUTTINGTON, Shanna 1-8; LEHN, Glaucia 0-1; MULLINGS, Alicia 0-2; HOUSTON,
Yvonne 0-4), Eckerd College 5-17 (RAUSBERG, Kati 4-10; YOUNG, Taylor 1-3;
LUTZ, Ashley 0-1; CHARLES, Krystal 0-1; NILES, Linsey 0-1; BRDAR, Tijana
0-1). Fouled out--Barry-None, Eckerd College-None. Rebounds--Barry 40
(TIJANI, Nadia 9), Eckerd College 40 (RAUSBERG, Kati 11). Assists--Barry 7
(SUTTINGTON, Shanna 2; DeBERRY, Danielle 2), Eckerd College 9 (BRDAR, Tijana
4). Total fouls--Barry 14, Eckerd College 13. Technical fouls--Barry-None,
Eckerd College-None. A-135