Haines' Triple-Double Leads Women's Basketball Past St. Francis Brooklyn, 68-66

Haines' Triple-Double Leads Women's Basketball Past St. Francis Brooklyn, 68-66

BROOKLYN, N.Y.- The Sacred Heart University Women's Basketball team earned its fifth Northeast Conference victory on Saturday as the Pioneers prevailed in the final seconds over St. Francis Brooklyn by a final score of 68-66. The Pioneers return to action Monday, January 21 when SHU takes on Wagner at home. Tip-off is set for 1:00 p.m.

Graduate student Katherine Haines led the Pioneers, tallying the program's first triple-double as she registered 25 points, 15 rebounds and a career-high 11 blocks. Haines' 11 blocks tied the program-record and set the program-record for most blocks in program-history in the Div. I era.

First Quarter

  • With the score tied at 4-4 with 5:53 remaining, the Pioneers used the final 5:15 of the quarter to go on a 16-9 run to take a 20-13 lead into the second quarter

  • The Pioneers had five different players score in the quarter, with Haines' 11 leading the way

  • The Pioneers recorded seven assists on nine baskets in the quarter and only turned the ball over once

  • SHU shot 52.9% from the field, compared to 40% for the Terriers

Second Quarter

  • The Terriers opened the second quarter with a 6-3 run to cut the SHU lead to 23-19 and forcing a SHU timeout with 7:08 remaining in the half

  • After an Erin Storck layup halted the run, St. Francis Brooklyn responded with a 7-2 run to cut the SHU lead to 27-26 with 3:19 left in the half

  • The Pioneers used the final 2:57 of the half to go on a 7-4 run to take a 36-30 lead into halftime

  • The Pioneers shot 50% from the field in the first half and held the Terriers to 40.6% shooting

Third Quarter

  • The Pioneers used the opening 4:25 of the half to go on a 14-2 run to push its lead to 50-32 with 5:35 remaining in the contest

  • The Pioneers' 18-point lead was its largest of the game

  • The Pioneers went 6-for-6 from the field during the run and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc

  • Both made three-pointers came from Adrianne Hagood on back-to-back possessions

  • SHU held St. Francis Brooklyn to 0-for-4 from the field during the run, as the Terriers two points came from the free-throw line

  • With SHU leading 50-32, the Terriers went on a 10-2 run to cut the Pioneers' lead to 52-42 with 3:24 remaining in the quarter

  • After a SHU timeout, SHU used the remaining 2:57 of the quarter to go on an 8-4 run to go into the fourth quarter with a 60-46 lead.

Fourth Quarter

  • The Terriers used the opening 2:31 of the quarter to go on a 6-0 run, cutting the SHU lead to 60-52 with 7:29 remaining in the contest

  • After the Terriers run reached 9-0, an Erin Storck three-pointer cut halted the run and pushed SHU's lead to 63-55 with 4:03 remaining

  • After SHU pushed the lead to 67-60, the Terriers went on a 6-0 run to cut the SHU lead to 67-66 with 1:18 remaining

  • After Haines recorded a block with 17 seconds remaining, Storck knocked down a free throw to secure the 68-66 win