Women's Basketball Falls To Rival Knights

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers dropped to 0-3 in Sunshine State Conference women’s basketball after falling 72-54 to arch-rival Lynn in the Health & Sports Center on Wednesday.

The Knights (9-3, 2-1 SSC) jumped out to a big lead, 12-2, in the first five minutes. Barry rallied to trim the lead to one, 23-22, at the 5:54 mark of the first half on a jumper by Emily Schahczinski. But the Knights closed the period on a 15-2 run and the Bucs (7-4, 0-3 SSC) never got closer than 13 points in the second half.

Kira Harvey led four Knights in double figures with a game-high 21 points, while Charla Nelson-James added 16 points and nine rebounds. Tylar Tracy and Amanda Schultz each chipped in 10 points. Kaley Howard was a bright spot for the Bucs, tallying a season-high 14 points off the bench. Colette Eule added 10 points.

The Bucs host the Saint Leo Lions on Saturday at 2:00 pm. The game will be carried live on GoBarryBucs.com through the GameCentral portal and the Buccaneer Broadcasting Network.

Newspaper Box Score
Lynn vs Barry
01/09/13 5:30 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL

LYNN 72, BARRY 54

LYNN (9-3, 2-1 SSC)
HARVEY, Kira 21; NELSON-JAMES, Charla 16; TRACY, Tylar 10; SCHULTZ, Amanda 10; BAILEY, Zachara 3; BAZUA, Karolina 3; BAILEY, Tashina 3; KERRISON, Tifani 2; JONES, LaKendra 2; SPARKS, Jayde 2; OZOLINA, Anna 0; BAKER, Shatorria 0. Totals 25-51 15-21 72.

BARRY (7-4, 0-3 SSC)
HOWARD, Kaley 14; EULE, Colette 10; PEREZ, Jackie 8; DIXON, Dominique 5; BALL, Stephanie 5; SCHAHCZINSKI, Emily 4; RAMONAS, Ella 3; FRONTINO, Amanda 2; PISCONERI, Danika 2; HORICE, Champ 0-0 1-2 1; HARDY, Tyler 0; JENKINS, Alesha 0. Totals 20-59 10-17 54.

Lynn..........................   38   34  -   72
Barry.........................   24   30  -   54

3-point goals--Lynn 7-17 (HARVEY, Kira 4-7; TRACY, Tylar 2-4; BAZUA,
Karolina 1-5; KERRISON, Tifani 0-1), Barry 4-15 (PEREZ, Jackie 2-4; BALL,
Stephanie 1-2; EULE, Colette 1-6; FRONTINO, Amanda 0-2; DIXON, Dominique
0-1). Fouled out--Lynn-None, Barry-None. Rebounds--Lynn 43 (NELSON-JAMES,
Charla 9), Barry 29 (EULE, Colette 4). Assists--Lynn 19 (BAILEY, Zachara 5),
Barry 10 (EULE, Colette 3). Total fouls--Lynn 11, Barry 17. Technical
fouls--Lynn-None, Barry-None. A-104