(Scranton, PA) – Tuesday night was the Lady Falcons 2018 Home Opener at the Student Union. The Lackawanna College Lady Falcons knocked off nationally ranked #8 Union County College 60-50. The Lady Falcons improved their record to 1-1.
The first quarter started off a bit rocky for Lackawanna as Union CC outscored them 16-6. The Lady Falcons managed to regroup in the 2nd quarter. A Union CC foul with a half a second left to go in the first half, allowed Lackawanna to hit a free throw to take a 26-25 lead into the locker room for halftime. The 3rd quarter saw Union CC retake the lead 43-40. Lackawanna built momentum in the 4th quarter to win the game 60-50. Efforts by Kyla Smith, Jasmine Lewis, and Colleen Cwalina scored 31 combined points. The Lady Falcons made the most of Union CC's miscues as well, scoring 28 points off turnovers.
"Our ability to fight through adversity offensively tonight says great things about this team's potential. It was a total team effort to put 60 points on the board." – Head Coach Joya Whittington
Colleen Cwalina – 9 points, 11 total rebounds, 2 blocks
Kyla Smith – 11 points, 2 total rebounds
The Lady Falcons will take to the court again for an away matchup on Thursday November 15th at 5pm against Sullivan County CC. For all your news and updates please visit us on Facebook Lackawanna Falcons Athletics, Instagram @FalconsSports, and Twitter @falconssports