Thursday, December 28, 2006

Stags Buck Anteaters; Win Fourth Straight

The Stags have rebounded from a 2-5 start to improve to 6-5 overall (2-0 MAAC). They defeated UC Irvine Thursday night 78-72.

The game was closly contested throughout as there were 11 lead changes and the score was tied on 10 occassions. Fairfield was able to pull away in the final minutes as they went on a 16-5 run in the last 4:26 of the game.

Junior guard Sabra Wrice scored 11 in the second half, while sophomore forward Baendu Lowenthal put in another 12 in the second as well.

Wrice would finish with 17 points and also dished out a game-high six assists. Lowenthal ended with 16 points and a team-high eight rebounds.

Junior guard Meka Werts also enjoyed a good game as well. She shot her way to 12 points.

The loss drops the Anteaters to 2-10 on the year.

The Stags' fourth straight win, all of which have come on the road, has kept their momentum from before Christmas rolling. The continue their road trip in California as they play Long Beach State on Saturday.

More Details will follow as they come in from California.

-Chris Simmons

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