Pace holds off Greyhound women's basketball, 66-60
Pace 66, Assumption 60
WORCESTER, Mass. --- Sophomore forward BRITTANY SHIELDS (Cold Spring, NY/Haldane) scored 25 points and added 10 rebounds to lead Pace University past Assumption College, 66-60, in Northeast-10 Conference women’s basketball SUNDAY at the Laska Gym.
The game proved to be two games in one as the Setters bolted to a 42 21 halftime lead behind Shields 15 points. In the second half the Greyhounds came to life outscoring the Setters 39-24 to make it a game down-the-stretch. Sophomore guard GABRIELLE GIBSON (Amityville, NY/Copiague) had 12 of her 18 points in the second half to lead the comeback while senior forward/captain MOLLY GRIFFITH (Walpole, MA/Ursuline Academy) (PICTURED RIGHT) added nine of her team-high 19 points.
Gibson made one-of-two free throws with 36 seconds left to cut the deficit to three points (63-60). Shields and senior forward BRITTANY HUGGINS (Windsor, CT/Windsor) (10 points) made the free throws down the-stretch to account for the six-point final.
The Greyhounds are next in action WEDNESDAY when they travel to UMass Lowell at 5:30 p.m. Pace University is at Franklin Pierce University also on WEDNESDAY.
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