2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Women’s Basketball Quarterfinal Recap (3.7.22)

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – The No. 2 American, No. 3 Boston University, No. 4 Bucknell, and No. 8 Navy picked up quarterfinal victories in the 2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Women’s Basketball Championship.

The Terriers took an 80-74 victory over No. 6 Army West Point, Bucknell beat No. 5 Lehigh, 56-53, the Eagles took a 54-48 victory over No. 7 Lafayette and the contenders upset No. 1 Holy Cross, 50-49.

The Navy’s No. 8 will face No. 4 Bucknell in Lewisburg, Pa., while the US No. 2 hosts Boston University’s No. 3 on Thursday, March 10 in the semifinals. Both semi-final matches will air on ESPN+ at 6 p.m.

For more information, visit the 2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Women’s Basketball Championship page by CLICKING HERE.

Patriot League Championship Schedule

First Round – Saturday March 5
at No. 8 Marine 60, No. 9 Colgate 55
at No. 7 Lafayette 58, No. 10 Loyola Maryland 49

Quarter-final round – Monday 7 March

No. 8 Navy 50, at n° 1 Sainte Croix 49

at US No. 2 54#7 Lafayette 48

at No. 3 Boston University 80, Army No. 6 74

at No. 4 Bucknell 56, No. 5 Lehigh 53

Semi-final – Thursday March 10 | Hosted by Higher Seed
No. 8 Navy at No. 4 Bucknell, 6 p.m. ESPN+
Boston University No. 3 at No. 2 US, 6 p.m. ESPN+

2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Championship Game – Sunday March 13 | Hosted by Higher Seed
Noon, CBS Sports Network


The score of the box

BOSTON, MASS. – Four BU players scored double digits in the team’s 80-74 win over No. 6 Army West Point in the Penfed Credit Union women’s basketball quarter-final round.
* The four double-digit players included: sophomore forward Caitlin Weimar (21), junior guard Liz Shean (15), junior guard Sydney Johnson (10) and senior forward Riley Childs (10).
* Weimar also had 13 rebounds for its eighth double-double of the season with four assists and three steals.
* BU went 29 for 59 (.492) from field goal range.
* With 37 points, Army senior guard Alisa Fallon broke the Patriot League Women’s Basketball Championship record for most points scored in a game. It was previously held by Bucknell alum Molly Creamer, who scored 36 goals in 2003.
* Senior forward Kate Murray scored 11 points while junior forward Sabria Hunter recorded her 12th double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Recap: Army West Point | Boston University

to NO. 4 BISON BUCKNELL (22-8, 12-6 PL) 56, NO. 5 LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (19-11, 11-7 PL) 53

The score of the box

LEWISBURG, Pennsylvania – The Bucknell Bison advanced to the semifinals after beating No. 5 Lehigh, 56-53, Monday night in the quarterfinals.
* The Bison were led by Isabella King with 19 of 7 points for 11 (.636) shooting from the field and 5 for 9 shooting from behind the arc.
* First-year guard Cecelia Collins and Carly Krsul both added 10 points each. Collins also grabbed six rebounds and four assists while Krsul had seven rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals.
* Lehigh senior guard Emma Grothaus finished with 13 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals.
* Junior forward Frannie Hottinger scored 11 points and grabbed five boards.

Recap: bucknell | Lehigh

to NO. 2 AMERICAN EAGLES (21-8, 13-5 PL) 54, N°7 LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (12-18, 7-11 PL) 48

The score of the box

WASHINGTON DC- The American won his fifth game in a row on Monday night with a 54-48 victory over No. 7 Lafayette in the quarter-finals.
* Second-year guard Emily Johns led the American with 14 points while senior guard Jade Edwards finished with 10 points, nine rebounds, six assists and two blocks.
* Senior guard Emily Fisher had 10 points, eight rebounds and two assists.
* Lafayette senior forward Naomi Ganpo finished with 16 points, six rebounds and four blocks.
* Freshman guard Abby Antognoli scored 13 points and had five rebounds, three assists and two steals. Senior guard Makaila Wilson led all players with 15 rebounds.

Recap: american | Lafayette

NO. 8 NAVY FRIENDS (10-20, 5-13 PL) 50 at HOLY CROSS CRUSADERS (20-10, 14-4 PL) 49

The score of the box

WORCESTER, Mass. – Senior fullback Jennifer Coleman scored nine of her 27 points in the final 63 seconds, including a game-winning buzzer-beater, to lead the No. 8 Navy to an upset 50-49 victory at No. 1 Holy Cross.
* Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year Coleman added 13 rebounds, three assists and three steals.
* Sydne Watts scored 13 points and delivered a pair of assists.
* Holy Cross senior guard Avery LaBarbera notched his 17th double-double of the season with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
* Sophomore forward Janelle Allen scored nine points and junior guard Addisyn Cross scored seven.

Recap: Holy Cross | Marine

Fans can visit the official Patriot League website – www.patriotleague.org – for up-to-date information on men’s and women’s basketball schedules in addition to the other 22 League sports. Almost all Patriot League men’s and women’s basketball games can be seen on ESPN+ – www.patriotleague.tv. International viewers can visit www.patriotleague.org/watch for League coverage. Additionally, select Patriot League basketball games will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.

The Patriot League is in its fourth decade of academic and athletic achievement, continually demonstrating that student-athletes can excel both academically and athletically without sacrificing high standards. The Patriot League’s athletic success is achieved as its member institutions remain committed to its founding principle of admitting and graduating student-athletes who are academically representative of their class. Participation in athletics at Patriot League institutions is considered an important part of a well-rounded education.


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