KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – Host Keuka College used the fourth quarter to outgain visiting Morrisville State College women's basketball Wednesday night, as they captured the 55-48 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory in Keuka.
Morrisville State drops their first NEAC contest of the season, falling to 4-7 overall and 3-1 within conference play. Keuka improves to 9-2, 4-1 in NEAC action.
Alexis Campbell (Buffalo, N.Y.) led the Mustang charge with a team best 15 points, adding two steals, while teammate Haley Kilmartin (Fort Plain, N.Y.) added nine points and four rebounds in the Morrisville State efforts.
Keuka held the slim 23-20 lead at the break before Morrisville State pulled even after three quarters of play.
In the fourth, the Mustangs opened with four straight points and with six minutes to go led by six, but back-to-back three's from Keuka tied the contest at 43 midway through the final frame.
Both teams played to within two of one another until a three by Lauren Anten with 37 ticks to go gave the hosts the five point advantage, as the Wolves sealed the win from the free throw line down the stretch.
Morrisville State returns to the court Saturday, traveling to Penn St. Berks for a NEAC matchup before facing College of St. Elizabeth on Sunday.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.