Women’s Basketball Falls at St. John Fisher College

Jariah Johnson (5) set a new career-high with seven rebounds on Saturday
Jariah Johnson (5) set a new career-high with seven rebounds on Saturday

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Basketball team lost their second game of the season on Saturday at St. John Fisher College by the score of 53-39.

Reighly Melochick and Sam Laranjo lead Keuka College (8-2, 3-1 NEAC) with seven points apiece. Jariah Johnson grabbed a team-high seven rebounds for the Wolves.

St. John Fisher College 53 vs. Keuka College 39

The Wolves fell behind early on Saturday, not scoring until three minutes into the game. The Green and Gold struggled in the opening quarter, shooting just 13.3% as they trailed 16-8 after 10 minutes.

The roles were reversed in the second quarter. Keuka College shot 42.9% from the field and held St. John Fisher College to just 15.8%. The Wolves would make up the eight-point difference as the game would go into halftime tied 22-22.

St. John Fisher College created some separation in the third quarter. The Cardinals opened the frame on an 8-0 run to take a lead over the Wolves. Keuka College scored only two field goals and seven total points in the third as they trailed 37-29 going into the final quarter.

St. John Fisher College was able to close it out in the fourth. The Wolves were not able to draw the game any closer than the eight-point margin as St. John Fisher would defeat Keuka College 53-39 on Saturday

KC Notes:

  • Saturday was the 32nd meeting all-time between the Wolves and the Cardinals. St. John Fisher College has a 30-2 record against Keuka College and have won the last 26 meetings
  • The 39 points for Keuka College was the fifth fewest scored for the Wolves in the 32-game series
  • Jariah Johnson set a new career-high with seven rebounds. She has recorded at least six rebounds in three straight games for Keuka
  • 39 points scored and shooting 25.5% (14-55) from the field are both season-lows for the Wolves

Up Next for Keuka College: The Green and Gold return to North Eastern Athletic Conference play on Wednesday at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center. Keuka College will host Morrisville State College on Wednesday night at 8pm. The Mustangs have won seven straight games against the Wolves, including ending their season in the conference quarterfinals last year.