Schott leads TCNJ past Ramapo

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Ewing, New Jersey — The College of New Jersey women’s basketball team rolled over the Ramapo Roadrunners on Saturday afternoon. They won 74-56 at Packer Hall.

The Lions improved to 10-3 on the season. TCNJ has won five straight games.

The Lions are the second-best team in the New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s basketball standings, as they are 5-1. The Montclair State Red Hawks are 7-0 in the conference and 12-1 overall.

The Roadrunners are 4-10 overall on the season. Ramapo has lost four straight games and stand at 1-6 within the conference.

TCNJ secured its 10th win on the season on January 6th. Last season, they did not get their 10th win until February 1st, 2017. They had to wait until February 6th, 2016 for their 10th win that season in 2015-16.

After a 19-16 first quarter, TCNJ went on a 20-0 run to begin the second quarter. The run included six three-pointers and a layup.

Amber Sagan snapped the streak at 4:30 in the second quarter. The Lions ended the quarter, outscoring the Roadrunners 26-6. TCNJ led 45-22 at halftime.

Ramapo then outscored TCNJ 34-30 in the final two quarters. It was 15-13 in the third quarter, then 19-17 in the fourth quarter.

Nikki Schott led the Lions with 20 points. She also had five rebounds, an assist and three blocks.

The Lions had three players in double-figures. Jen Byrne added 17 points, while Charlotte Schum had 15 points.

TCNJ has nine bench points, all from Lauren Barlow. Six players came off the bench and played.

Sagan led the Roadrunners with 20 points. She came off the bench with three rebounds.

Ramapo has two players, who scored in double-figures. Jessica Repasy also had 11 points.

The starters had just 17 points.

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