(Scranton, PA) – The Lady Falcons defeated Rowan College at Burlington County 82-55. Lackawanna's record is now 14-3 (9-2) after extending their win streak to 13 games. This win puts the Lady Falcons in the #2 spot in the Region XIX standings.
The first quarter saw the Lady Falcons get a quick jump on the Barons. Briaunna McCullough scored on several fast breaks, and recorded 15 points in the first half. The Falcons led 26-10 at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter saw Ciaira Loyd go 3-5 from the floor, raking in 6 points. Coach Whittington utilized the bench quite a bit as well, 9 separate players scored in the first half alone. Lackawanna went into halftime with a 43-26 lead.
Lackawanna quickly jumped on the Barons again to start the 3rd quarter. After outscoring the away team 27-13, the Lady Falcons took a 70-39 advantage into the last quarter. Lackawanna shared the ball very well Tuesday night. The entire team tallied 20 assists, and fans at the Student Union were treated to excellent passing plays that resulted in a lot of inside scoring. Lackawanna triumphed over Rowan College at Burlington County, 82-55.
Briaunna McCullough – 17 points, 3 assists, 7 total rebounds
Taylor-Rae Styles – 9 points, 3 assists, 3 steals
"That's a big Region XIX win for us tonight. I'm excited that the students are back and we are playing on our home floor." – Head Coach Joya Whittington
This victory was Head Coach Joya Whittington's 99th career win. The Lady Falcons take to the court again on Thursday January 24th at 5pm. They will square off against Monroe College at home inside the Student Union. Please come out to see Head Coach Joya Whittington chase her 100th career win. For all your news and updates please visit us on Facebook Lackawanna Falcons Athletics, Instagram @FalconsSports, and Twitter @falconssports