Lady Barons Fall to Hilbert on the Road

Lady Barons Fall to Hilbert on the Road

HAMBURG, NY – The Franciscan women's basketball team struggled to find a rhythm on offense as the Lady Barons fell to Hilbert, 70-31, in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action Saturday afternoon.

The Lady Barons were led by junior Raegan Stead with nine points while sophomore Cianna Vaughan added eight and six rebounds. Sophomore Rose Judge led the team with seven rebounds.

As a team, the Lady Barons shot 29.7% from the floor but went 5-for-10 from beyond the arc.

After a 34-12 first half in favor of the Hawks, the Lady Barons were nearly basket-for-basket with Hilbert as the teams played to a 10-10 tie through the first nine minutes of the third quarter. Stead capped the Lady Barons' scoring in the period with a three-pointer off an assist from junior Gaby DeJesus. The Hawks closed out the quarter with a three of their own to take a 47-22 lead after the first three quarters.

Hilbert closed out the game with a 23-9 fourth quarter to hold the Lady Barons at bay with the 70-31 win.

Franciscan returns home on Monday as the Lady Barons host Mt. St. Joseph at 7pm at Kuzma Court.