Patchogue, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's basketball team dropped a 76-65 Skyline Conference contest to St. Joseph's College (Bklyn) in the Danzi Center on Saturday afternoon.
The Golden Eagles slip to 1-5 on the season with an 0-3 Skyline mark. The Bears improve to 4-3 overall, 3-0 Skyline.
All five starters for the Golden Eagles finished in double digits with freshman Catherine Siounis knocking down a team-best 14 points on 7-for-14 shooting.
Kelly O'Donnell led the Bears with 25 points on 9-for-17 shooting. Jamie Provino added 12 points, all coming from three-point range with Emma Kelly and Alexis Breen providing 11 points each.
Deserae Sequeira recorded a double-double of 16 rebounds and 14 assists.
SJCLI trailed by as many as 21 in the second quarter, but a 14-5 run closed out the frame to narrow the gap to just 12, 43-31, heading into the break.
The Golden Eagles had a strong start to the third quarter and pulled to within five, 48-43, but the Bears managed to keep their distance from the hosts and hold on for the 76-65 win.
The Golden Eagles resume Skyline Conference play on Tuesday, December 3 when they host the College of Mt. St. Vincent. Game time is set for 7:00 pm.