Siciliano leads Greyhound women past Adelphi, 67-41
Assumption 67, Adelphi 41
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. --- Sophomore forward SABRINA SICILIANO (Fairfield, CT/Fairfield-Ludlowe) (PICTURED RIGHT) scored a season- and career-high 22 points as Assumption College defeated Adelphi University, 67-41, in a Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball game here SUNDAY.
Also playing well in support roles were junior forward KELLY MEREDITH (Franklin, MA/Franklin) (15 points), senior forward/captain MOLLY GRIFFITHS (Walpole, MA/Ursuline Academy) (13 points, 11 rebounds) and sophomore point KATY HOWARD (Medway, MA/Medway) (13 points, six assists).
Siciliano finished with 10-for-12 floor accurcy, three steals and seven rebounds. All of Griffiths 11 rebounds came on the defensive glass.
Sophomore guard KARA TANCREDI (Beacon, NY/Beacon) led the Panthers with 15 points, while senior forward ASHLEY CAIAFA (Massapequa Park, NY/Massapequa) chipped in 13 points and seven rebounds. The overall statistics tell a truer story as the Greyhounds shot .500 from-the-floor (27-for-54), while the Panthers finished just 13-for-54 at .241. Assumption led 38-16 at the half.
Just over three and a half minutes into the second half, Assumption would extend its lead to 30 points on a lane jumper by Siciliano.
The Greyhounds, who have now won three straight games are 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference. Adelphi falls to 1-3 overall and 0-3 in the conference. Assumption is at American International College WEDNESDAY at 5:30 p.m. in another conference matchup. Adelphi is next in action WEDNESDAY hosting Southern Connecticut State.
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