BRONXVILLE, N.Y. The Concordia College womens basketball team once again fell to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference rival Dominican College on Wednesday in the teams second match up of the season.
The Chargers beat the Clippers, 68-59, at the Meyer Athletic Center. Chanessa Blakemore did all she could to put the Clippers over the top as she narrowly missed a triple-double. The Albany native recorded 15 points, 17 rebounds and nine blocks.
Concordia (5-12, 4-6 CACC) went on a 10-2 run in the first half to go up by six with 9:36 to play, but Dominican answered back with a 13-2 run of its own in the next six minutes to pull ahead, 30-23. The Chargers led 32-25 at the half.
Krystina Agards layup with 16:34 remaining in the second half cut the deficit to five, but the Clippers never regained the lead. Another Agard layup got Concordia within four at 7:20 to go, and Blakemores layup at 2:53 mark also trimmed the lead to four.
But Dominican hit a three with less than two minutes to go to put the Clippers away for good.
Sade Jones led the Clippers with 19 points, including 4-of-5 three-pointers. She added four assists, three rebounds and a steal in 34 minutes.
Concordia shot 34.4 percent from the field, while Dominicans bench outscored theirs, 27-11.
The Clippers will face another conference foe when they travel to Wilmington, Del. on Saturday.
From a report by Concordia College Athletics/Brian Snow
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