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Lycoming women fall at Susquehanna

SELINSGROVE – Senior Kayla Kline finished with 17 points and nine rebounds to eclipse 900 career points and lead the Lycoming College women’s basketball team, but Susquehanna shot 48% from the field and hit eight 3-pointers to post a 78-65 non-conference win at O.W. Houts Gymnasium on Sunday.

Kline — who is the ninth player in program history with 900 career points and 500 career rebounds — now has 916 career points and 509 career rebounds. Senior Akilah McFadden, a Lewisburg grad, moved into 11th in school history with 977 career points, as she scored 15 and needs 23 more to join the 1,000-point club. McFadden also had five steals and two blocks, becoming the fourth player in school history to reach 200 career steals. Senior Morgan Mader added 10 points and five rebounds.

Lycoming (4-2 overall) shot 25% from the field in the second half while Susquehanna (4-1 overall) shot 50% in the third quarter to pull away.

Mader opened the scoring with a 3-pointer, but Susquehanna scored the next nine points and grew the lead to as many as 10 with 14 seconds left in the first period before McFadden hit a jumper to make it 22-14 at the end of the period.

In the fourth quarter, Susquehanna scored the first seven points to lead by 12 and Lycoming couldn’t get closer than seven in the period.

Junior Erica Lutz had six points and five rebounds.

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