Cold-shooting third quarter costs Siena women’s basketball team

Margo Peterson scored 24 points in Siena's 70-59 loss to Saint Peter's on Thursday.
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Margo Peterson scored 24 points in Siena's 70-59 loss to Saint Peter's on Thursday.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — After shooting well in the second quarter against Saint Peter’s on Thursday night, the Siena women’s basketball team had a rough third quarter.

The Saints shot just 2 of 14 (14.29%) in the third quarter and were outscored 20-9 in a 70-59 MAAC loss at Yanitelli Center.

It was the third straight loss for the Saints (6-7 MAAC, 6-15 overall). They are 1-5 since their five-game winning streak ended.

Saint Peter’s (6-6, 9-12) had a 57-35 lead after the third quarter.

Siena was 8 for 13 (61.54%) in the second quarter and were down 37-36 at halftime.

Kendra Williams led four Saint Peter’s scorers in double figure scoring with 19 points. Kourtney Crane added 13 points, Kassondra Brown had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds and Tyara McQueen had 10 points.

Margo Peterson led Siena with 24 points. She was 7 for 14 from the field and 9 for 10 from the foul line.

Selena Philoxy had 12 points, and Valencia Fontenelle-Posson added 10 points.

Siena visits MAAC-leading Fairfield at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Categories: College Sports, Siena College, Sports

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