BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College women's basketball team suffered a 53-50 Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) loss to Cairn on a late jumper Thursday night in Asplundh Field House.
Bryn Athyn (3-10, 2-4 CSAC) trailed 45-37 with 7:02 remaining in the fourth quarter. Behind five of Allie Warren's 11 points, the Lions rallied back using a 13-5 surge to level the score at 50 on a Clayshonia Cogmon free throw with 40 seconds remaining. Jayda Campbell added four of her team-high 12 points to the run.
On Cairn's (1-13, 1-5 CSAC) next possession, Charlotte Allen knocked down a right-baseline jumper to put the Highlanders back in front, 52-50, with 16 seconds on the clock. After a Bryn Athyn turnover gave the ball back to Cairn, Melissa Good went 1-for-2 from the free throw line to extend the gap to 53-50.
Bryn Athyn's final possession saw Warren take a long-range 3-pointer from the right wing that missed as time expired.
Cogmon finished the contest with 11 points, a game-high 17 rebounds, and six steals.
The game was close throughout the 40 minutes with neither team getting to lead by double digits. Bryn Athyn's largest lead of the night came on a Kaylia Duncan putback with 1:54 left in the second quarter to make the score 24-18. The contest featured seven lead changes and four ties.
Dakota Hitchner paced Cairn with 14 points, while Good added 11 points.
Cairn finished the game shooting 27.8 percent (20-of-72) from the field and 85.7 percent (6-of-7) from the free throw line. Bryn Athyn made 26.5 percent (18-of-68) overall and 42.9 percent (9-of-21) on free throw attempts. The Lions forced 23 Highlander turnovers, while only committing a season-low 14 turnovers.
Bryn Athyn concludes its three-game homestand on Saturday, Jan. 11 against Notre Dame (Md.) on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.