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Siena Women vs. Rider: Broncs top Saints

Siena Women vs. Rider: Broncs top Saints

MyNeshia McKenzie scored 18 of her game-high 29 points in the second half, and Rider shot 73.9 perce

MyNeshia McKenzie scored 18 of her game-high 29 points in the second half, and Rider shot 73.9 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes to pull away from the Siena College women’s basketball team, 77-63, in a Metro Atlantic Conference game Tuesday afternoon at the Alumni Recreation Center.

The Broncs connected on 58.3 percent from the field for the game, which featured 11 ties and eight lead changes.

Rider (1-1, 5-6) led, 44-42, with 11:55 left but then pulled away. Mikal Johnson added 16 points for the Broncs, who committed 22 turnovers, nearly twice their average of 11.9, which is fifth nationally in lowest turnovers per game.

Siena (0-2, 5-6) was led by Kelsey Booth with 16 points and Meghan Donohue with 11. Clara Sole Ang­lada grabbed nine rebounds, and Tehresa Coles added nine points, four assists and three steals for Siena.

RIDER (77)

McKenzie 11-17 6-9 29, Gillcrease 4-4 0-1 8, Pellet 0-0 5-6 5, Johnson 5-11 4-6 16, Banks 4-7 0-0 8, Valiuskyte 1-3 0-0 3, Lightbourne 2-3 0-0 6, Mason 0-2 0-0 0, Duggan 1-1 0-0 2. Totals: 28-48 15-22 77.

SIENA (63)

Sole Anglada 2-10 3-4 8, Donohue 5-10 1-2 11, Stewart 2-5 1-2 5, Cummings 2-10 4-4 9, Coles 2-9 4-5 9, Krogh 0-4 0-0 0, Logan 0-4 0-0 0, Willingham 0-2 0-2 0, Mullings 1-3 3-3 5, Booth 6-9 2-2 16. Totals: 20-66 18-24 63.

Halftime: Rider, 31-29. Three-point goals: Rider 6-16 (McKenzie 1-2, Johnson 2-6, Valiuskyte 1-3, Lightbourne 2-3, Mason 0-2); Siena 5-16 (Sole Anglada 1-5, Cummings 1-3, Coles 1-2, Logan 0-2, Booth 2-4). Rebounds: Rider 37 (McKenzie 8), Siena 38 (Sole Anglada 9). Assists: Rider 12 (Val­iuskyte 4), Siena 14 (Coles 4). Total fouls: Rider 20, Siena 24. Fouled out: Cummings, Coles. Attendance: 322.

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