The Vaughn College women's basketball team dropped another Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) game on Thursday, February 7. The Warriors battled the King's College Lions at the Aviator Sports and Recreation Center. The short-handed Warriors let a seven point half-time deficit balloon to18 points in the second half. However there was no quit in the Warriors as they competed valiantly until the end of the game.
The loss knocks the Warriors out of playoff contention in the HVIAC. The loss also marks the first time the Warriors have been defeated by the Lions since the 2012-13 season.
Junior captain Marceisha Howard (Fort Worth, TX) led the way for the Warriors. Howard posted another double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Alexa Cruz (Pompton Lakes, NJ) played limited minutes in the game. She finished with seven points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal. Xylene Decoteau (Queens, NY) added six points and five rebounds.
The next contest for the Warriors will be against Pratt Institute on Tuesday, February 12.