Lafayette Leopards Women's Basketball vs. Navy (01/19/2008)
Lafayette vs. Navy
January 19, 2008
The Lafayette women secured their 10th victory of the season with a 60-44 win over Patriot League opponent Navy. In a game that featured four double-digit scorers, the Leopards struggled in the first half, falling to an eight point deficit with 6:12 remaining. Two foul shots by Vanessa Van de Venter and a Cristin Zavocki trey cut Navy's lead to two (30-28) with 1:15 remaining, but a Navy jumper pushed the score to 32-28 heading into halftime. In the second half, the Leopards came out strong, quickly amassing an 11-4 run. Two free throws by Emily Garner gave Lafayette its first lead of the game (38-36) with 15:38 remaining. The lead changed hands before a Wright jumper at 11:40 put Lafayette ahead for good. Zavocki's lay-in with 3:11 to go gave Lafayette its first double-digit lead of the game, and the Leopards went on to clinch the 16 point victory. Van de Venter finished with 17 on the night, while LaKeisha Wright added 14 and Emily Garner and Cristin Zavocki chipped in 11 and 10, respectively.
Lafayette 60, Navy 44