Bearcats Move To Third In America East With Win
Binghamton traveled to New Hampshire in their last matchup and was able to secure the victory. The women's basketball team returned home on January 29 to begin a two-game homestand as they took on the University of Hartford.
The Hawks got down by double digits in the early stages of the game, but they weathered the storm and were able to stay close going into the break. Jordan McLemore and Sierra Smith each had eight to lead the team in scoring. Hartford accumulated 24 points in the first half.
Binghamton jumped out to a large lead to begin with, but Hartford cut it to a more manageable deficit. Karlee Krchnavi hit double-digits with 10. Denai Bowman added nine and Kai Moon chipped in five as the Bearcats led 35-24 going into the break.
Coming of halftime, the Hawks were able to cut into the Bearcat lead. Sierra Smith broke into double-digits as she finished with 10. Both Jordan McLemore and Charlette Leurs ended with eight as Hartford totaled 44 points.
Binghamton had arguably their most dominating performance of the season. Never trailed in the game and kept their foot on the gas until the very end. Karlee Krchnavi tallied a career-high 18 points and was one rebound shy of a double-double. Denai Bowman and Kaylee Wasco each chalked up 12 as the Bearcats won by a final score of 80-44.
The team will move into third place in the America East Conference as they improve to 4-4 with a 15-6 overall record. They will have a bye week and will not be playing until next week on February 5 as they host the University at Albany.