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AU women’s basketball team falls to Fisher, 64-54

ALFRED, NY – Visiting Empire 8 Conference foe St. John Fisher defeated the Alfred University women’s basketball team, 64-54, Tuesday evening at the McLane Center.

Fisher held a slim 31-30 lead at the half before outscoring the Saxons 33-24 after intermission. Fisher (6-3, 2-0 Empire 8) shot 48 percent in the second half to only 19 percent for AU (5-5, 0-2 Empire 8). For the game, the visitors outshot AU, 47 percent to 28 percent.

Stephanie Sweeney scored 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds for Fisher, while Amanda Lax added 16 points and three assists.

Junior point guard Lyndsay Murphy (Almond, NY/Hornell) had 13 points and five rebounds and junior forward Autumn McLain (Oneida, NY/Oneida) had 10 points and 10 boards to pace Alfred. Sophomore guard Christina Jordan (Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, NY/Cornwall) netted 12 points on four three-point shots.

Alfred is in action next on Friday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. at Hartwick.