The TCNJ women’s basketball team looked to stay perfect against Delaware Valley College in recent years.
They were 2-0 against the Aggies coming into the game. But last night, the Aggies were able to stop the Lions two game win streak against them.
The Aggies were able to defeat the Lions by the score of 59-58. The Lions have lost their last two games.
With the win, the Aggies improved to 5-6 on the year. They are now on a 3-game win streak.
The Lions, on the other hand, dropped to 8-4 overall. And they are now 3-3 on the road.
The Aggies outscored the Lions in the second half. They scored 29 points compared to the Lions 24 points.
The Lions came out in the second half with a 4-point lead that was cut to a two-point lead after Aggies’ Shannon Barlow made a layup. The Lions would later increase the led to five points within the first three minutes.
Five minutes in, the Aggies took a 1-point lead at 42-41. They took the lead with a layup by Eireann Anastasi.
With 6 minutes and thirty seconds left, the game was tied at 53. Lions’ Jessica Goldbach made a three throw to tie the game.
With 4 minutes left, the Lions would take a three-point lead at 56-53. Tiffany DeTulio made a three-pointer after stealing the ball from the Aggies.
At 1:51, the Aggies would take a 1-point lead at 57-56. Anastasi made a three-pointer after a time out to give the Aggies the lead.
Emily Soper made it 59-56 with a minute left to give the Aggies a three-point lead. Lions’ Candace Vigo made a layup with 40 seconds left to make it 59-58.
The Lions went into the break with a 4-point lead. They were up 34-30.
For much of the first half, the Lions were leading. They had their best lead at 9-points at 28-19.
DeTulio made a three-pointer to put the Lions up 9-points with 6:52 left in the first half.
There were four times in the first half when the game was tied. Both teams were tied at 2, 4, 6, and 7.
The only time Delaware Valley had the lead in the first half was when they jumped out to a 2-0 lead. Brenna Coll made a layup to put the Aggies up 2-0 in the first thirty seconds.
The Aggies were led by Soper, who had a game-high 22 points. Coll added an 11 points. The Lions, on the other hand, were led by DeTulio, who had 14 points. Kelly Roddy added 10 points.