Briyanah Richardson Does It Again! Sets New Career High with 29 Points!

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EASTON, PA –The Saint Peter’s women’s basketball team earned its first road win of the season, defeating Lafayette 62-60 on Tuesday night. The win was the Leopards first loss of the season after they were out to a perfect 3-0 start. Briyanah Richardson led all players with 28 points.

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Congratulations Eva Gibson on Committing to American University!

The FBC Defenders own Eva Gibson has committed to American University on a Track Scholarship! Eva has starred at Colts Neck High School and decided that she wanted to pursue a track career over basketball. She is a two-sport star athlete at her high school and competed in both track and basketball during the spring and summer travel seasons. Please join us as we extend a hearty well done to EVA and her family! This kid has worked extremely hard over the years in both the classroom and athletics. #FBCDefendersStrong #TeamDre #ShowUpAndShowOut #YeahSheReady #GibsonFamilyTraditions

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Freshman Carly Rice came off the bench for 13 points on the strength of a trio of three-pointers.

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Five Bullets reached double-figures with senior Emma Dorshimer (Jenkintown, Pa./Jenkintown) pouring in 16. Sophomore Meredith Brown (Landisburg, Pa./West Perry) picked up 13 points, while juniors Emma Hahner (Forest Hill, Md./C. Milton Wright) and Ashley Gehrin (Chester, N.J./West Morris Mendham) each tallied 10 points. Hahner also grabbed eight rebounds. Freshman Carly Rice (Pennington, N.J./The Pennington School) came off the bench for 13 points on the strength of a trio of three-pointers.

Maci Thornton scored 17 of her game-high 27 points in the second half to lead the Falcons. Kristen Smoluk tallied 10 points, while Alecia Rohrer provided eight points and 10 rebounds.

Messiah, the two-time defending Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth champ, opened the game with an 11-4 advantage following a steal and lay-up by Smoluk midway through the opening quarter. Gettysburg, the defending Centennial Conference champion, rallied with its own 11-4 run to end the quarter tied 15-15.

The Bullets pulled ahead in the second quarter. Carrying a 20-19 advantage, the hosts turned in 10 of the next 14 points, closing with three-pointer by junior Kiera Cesareo (Randolph, N.J./Randolph) and a lay-up by Brown for a 30-23 advantage with 1:07 to go before halftime. Thornton helped close the gap to 32-28 with a three-pointer to cap the first-half scoring.

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Atchison Tops All Players With 23 Points in Saturday’s Match-Up vs. Bentley!

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North Andover, Mass.
– A night after pouring in 18 points in her first collegiate action in almost a full calendar year, Jada Atchison was back at it again Saturday as the redshirt junior topped all players with 23 more points in Georgian Court University’s 97-63 loss to Bentley University (hosted by Merrimack College) Saturday evening.

Atchison shot 8-for-18 from the floor, including a dazzling 5-for-9 from beyond the three-point arc, in 28 total minutes. Saffiyah Lee also sported a quality showing with her 13 points (6-of-8 FG) in 20 minutes. Natalija Dubrovina grabbed a game-high eight boards for the Lions in the outing.

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Freshman Briyanah Richardson Wins MAAC Rookie of the Week Honor!

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EDISON, NJ –
Freshman Briyanah Richardson was named by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) as the Pepsi Zero Rookie of the Week for her stellar play during opening week.

A point guard, Richardson had an excellent week in her college debut. Richardson contributed 25 points and five assists for the Peacocks in their season opening win against NJIT. On Sunday’s game against Boston College Richardson posted 18 points to lead the team. She also added four rebounds, two assists, and six steals.

She averages 34 minutes a game for the team, while starting in the first three games of the season. Richardson is shooting .455 behind the three point line and .426 from the field. She is leading Saint Peter’s in scoring, averaging 16 points per game.

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