DOMINICAN DOWNS CLIPPERS

Senior forward Lisa Bouffard who netted a team high 20 points
Senior forward Lisa Bouffard who netted a team high 20 points

Bronxville, N.Y. (1/24/17)  The Dominican College women's basketball squad downed host, Concordia College, 70-53, this evening in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) North Division game played at the Meyer Athletic Center.

The win evens the season series between the teams as the Clippers edged the Lady Chargers, 68-65, back on December 3rd.

Dominican trailed 6-2 with 6:49 to go in the opening quarter when the offense exploded on a 19-4 closing tear, capped off by an and-one play from junior guard Rebeca Rabeiro (Midland Park, N.J.), to jump in front 21-10.

Concordia would outscore DC, 18-15, in the second frame to cut the lead to 36-28 at the break.

The Lady Charger offense rallied in the third quarter as they scored the first eight points en route to a 17-7 run and head into the final 10 minutes with a 53-35 lead.

The final quarter saw the Clippers have the 18-17 edge in scoring for the final 70-53 Lady Charger win.

Senior forward Lisa Bouffard (Wallkill, N.Y.) led four Lady Charger starters in double figures with 20 points (7-11 from the floor and 6-6 from the foul line) and grabbed a team best seven rebounds.

Stefani Alston (West Orange, N.J.) netted three three-point baskets to lead her to 11 points on the night, while guard Jacqueline Rywalt (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) also scored 11 points and six boards.

Rabeiro finished with a team high five assists and 10 points.

DC shot 90.5% (19-21) from the foul line for the game.

With the win, Dominican improves to 6-14 overall and 6-5 in conference play.

The Lady Chargers will travel to conference rival, Nyack College, this coming Thursday night.