ELMIRA, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Basketball team defeated Elmira College 64-49 on the road on Tuesday night in a non-conference matchup.
Keuka College 64 at Elmira College 49
The Wolves and Soaring Eagles opened with a back and forth first quarter that included six lead changes. The Green and Gold created separation with six straight points and led 15-13 after the first quarter.
After Elmira tied the game at 15-15, Riley Record quickly gave the Wolves the lead again with a three. Elmira answered with a three, but Record gave the Green and Gold the lead again with a layup. Keuka College outscored Elmira 11-7 in a low-scoring second quarter to lead 26-20 at the half.
Keuka College netted six straight over a minute span in the third quarter to push their lead to 10-points, 34-24. Elmira snapped the run with a three, but on the next possession, Killian Mahoney hit a three of her own to reestablish the double-digit margin. The Soaring Eagles cut into the lead, but Keuka remained ahead 41-34 going to the final quarter.
The Green and Gold put the game away in the fourth quarter. Keuka College shot 70% from the floor, including 4-5 from deep and 5-6 from the free throw line. The Wolves locked down the defense as well, holding Elmira to 35.3% as Keuka outscored Elmira 23-15 in the fourth on their way to the 64-49 victory.
- Keuka College is now 17-18 all-time against Elmira College having won the last two meetings
- The Wolves are now 8-9 at Elmira College, however they snapped a six-game losing streak on the Soaring Eagles' home floor. It was the first win for Keuka College at Elmira since the 1991-92 season
- Tuesday was the first time this season that Keuka had three players scoring in double figures
- Killian Mahoney had a perfect night for the Wolves. She went 3-3 from the floor with each attempt coming from three. She also drained both of her free throws
- Arianna DeNault led Keuka with six assists, giving the senior 200 in her career
- Sam Laranjo added a team-high eight rebounds as the senior guard surpassed 300 rebounds for her career
Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves will return home this Saturday for their final game before winter break. Keuka College will open North Eastern Athletic Conference play with Penn St.-Abington on David M. Sweet Court. Tipoff between the Wolves and Nittany Lions is set for 3pm.