Friday night was a tough one for the Shippensburg University women’s basketball team as it fell to Goldey-Beacom College 72–61 after a hard-fought game.
The Raiders were down most of the game but fought back valiantly at the end.
Leading the way for GBC was Lillian Chukwueze, who finished with 18 points after going 6-for-17 shooting, with eight rebounds and four steals.
SU played well on the defensive side of the ball, as Chukwueze only shot 35 percent from the field but she still managed to put up good numbers.
For the Raiders, leading the way was Sarah Strybuc who finished with 20 points shooting 9-for-17 from the field, which is an efficient 52.9 percent.
Strybuc was able to make 2-for-6 from beyond the arc as well.
Along with 20 points, Strybuc added five assists and three rebounds.
Two other Raiders scored in double figures.
Caitlyn Deeter contributed with 11 points, four rebounds and two assists and Morgan Griffith added a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
As a team, Shippensburg was outshot 37.7 percent to 46.8 percent.
GBC was also able to hit half of its field goals, going 7-for-14, while only hitting five of its 17 attempts from three-point range for 29.4 percent.
The team looks to rebound as it takes on the New York Institute of Technology at home on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. inside Heiges Field House.