Strong First Half Leads SU to Win Over Cabrini

Strong First Half Leads SU to Win Over Cabrini
RADNOR, Pa. – Junior Angie Schedler scored in double-figures for the fourth straight game as she led the Susquehanna University women's basketball team with 20 points as the River Hawks defeated Cabrini College, 71-54, Thursday night at Nerney Field House.

Schedler, who helped the River Hawks (6-1) win its third straight, made 7-of-14 shots from the field, including going 5-for-10 from behind the 3-point line. She also had five assists and three rebounds. It was Schedler's second game of the year with 20 or more points as she scored 25 against King's.

Three other River Hawks finished in double-figures as senior Lexi Biggs-Garcia finished with 12 points and six rebounds. Senior Nicole Gault had her first double-double of the season with 10 points and a season-high 11 rebounds. She also had two steals. Gault now has 309 rebounds in her career. Junior Courtney Adams came off the bench with her first double-double of the season as she also had 10 points, a season-high 11 rebounds and two steals. Gault and Adams' double-doubles were the first of the season for Susquehanna.

Senior Nikki Komara passed the 900-point milestone as she scored seven points, giving her 905 in her career. She also had four assists. Sophomore Bailey Trell added five points, six rebounds and three assists for the River Hawks.

Cabrini led just twice in the game, each a one-point lead for a combined 55 seconds. The game was tied at 16 with 2:27 left in the opening quarter but Susquehanna went on a 16-0 run from 2:27 in the first quarter to 6:03 in the second for a 32-16 advantage. Susquehanna held Cabrini scoreless for over eight minutes of game time as Cabrini got its 17th and 18th point from the free throw line with 4:04 remaining in the second quarter. The River Hawks took a 39-25 advantage into the half. It then led by 17 after three quarters before having its lead balloon to 23 with 2:27 left in the game.

Susquehanna outrebounded Cabrini 50-28, including a 17-7 edge on the offensive glass, as four River Hawks had at least six rebounds. Susquehanna made 42 percent of its shots (25-60) while Cabrini shot 36 percent from the field (20-55).

Susquehanna has one more game before finals week as it stays on the road for a non-conference match-up with Gallaudet, Saturday, December 10 at 4 p.m.