The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, January 30, 1992, Image 12

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Lady Lions improve record to 15-2
by Paul Benim
The Collegian
The Lady Lions handled a
tough encounter Monday night
as the team improved to 15-2.
Buffalo State came into Erie
Hall as the number seven ranked
team in their respective NCAA
The Lions used pressure
defense and aggressive offense to
beat Buffalo State 75-62.
The Lady Bcngals who fell
to 9-4, were held to an 8 of 27
shooting performance in the
first half. Their uptempo style
of play played right into the
hands of the Lions.
The Lions attacked Buffalo
State's defense and held a 41 -26
halftime edge.
The Lions were hot from the
lloor as the ladies shot a solid
56 percent in the first half to
gain their fifteen point
advantage at the break.
Behrcnd was led with a
balanced scoring attack at the
half as Anne Bonner had 10, and
Kimberly Boyd netted nine.
Reserve forward Becky Swartz
tossed in 8, including a pair of
big threes.
Buffalo State made it a tight
Hey volleyball fans!!
Check out the Volleyball Club's first
home match against Grove City
College this Saturday at 3:00.
Be There!!
by Steve Moore
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Along with the entertainment side effects, the
players' overall hang time improved dramatically.
immediately after the
intermission. The Lions turned
it up a noteh by dishing out
assist after assist after assist.
Bchrend attacked the Bengal
press and had a season high 21
assists. Point guard Wendy
Ebingcr, a natural as a
distributer passed out a half
Boyd, a 57" slasher led the
Lions with great numbers. Boyd
had 13 rebounds, 14 points,
seven assists and two steals.
Sophomore center Anne
Bonner also played outstanding
by snagging nine rebounds and
dumping in 15 points and
rejecting 4 shots.
Also in double figures was
Becky Swartz. Swartz's defense
propelled the Lions in the
second frame. She swatted a
team high five Bengal shots and
nailed three 3-poinlcrs to finish
with 11.
Forward Missy Thompson
had a good night from the floor
hitting all four of her shots for
nine points.
Darcic Bradley gave another
terrific performance in a back-up
role by dishing out four assists,
and grabbing seven boards.
Bradley also had three steals.
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Gimme that ball: Sophomore center Anne Bonner scraps for the ball
between two Buffalo State defenders. Bonner snagged nine rebounds,
dumped in 15 points, and rejected four shots.
Thursday, January 30, 1992