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UHA vs. Syracuse

UHA vs. Syracuse - The Orange stayed close throughout the...

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Schaefer leads Hartford to the Second Round BATON ROUGE, LA- With 13 seconds left, the University of Hartford Hawks (28-5) needed two points to advance to the second round of the women’s NCAA tournament. Instead they got three when junior Marylynne Schaefer hit it from beyond the arch to secure the Hawks second ever NCAA tournament victory against Syracuse, 59-55 on Saturday afternoon. Schaefer finished the game with a career high 19 points. She also finished a perfect 5-5 from the free throw line, including two at the end of the game that iced it for Hartford. Lisa Etienne also contributed to the win, with 10 points. As for Syracuse (22-9), this is the fourth time they have been in the NCAA tournament and the fourth time they have lost in the first round. The Orange were led by Erica Morrow with 17 points and Fantasia Goodwin, with 15 points.
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Unformatted text preview: The Orange stayed close throughout the game with incredible free throw shooting. Overall, they were 21 of 24 from the line, including 10-10 by Morrow and 7-7 from Goodwin. Both teams struggled shooting in the game. The Hawks only managed to shoot 34.5 percent (20-58) for the game, but won with defense, as they held Syracuse to 27.6 percent (16-58) shooting. With 3:15 remaining and Hartford down by one, Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman got called for a technical foul when he sat on the scorers table. Schaefer hit both of the ensuing free throws, putting the Hawks up for good. Hartford will face the #2 seed Texas A&M Aggies on Monday in Baton Rouge. The Aggies won in convincing fashion on Saturday, destroying the University of Texas- San Antonio Roadrunners, 91-52....
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