Eagles Fall to Carlow
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Asbury’s women suffered their third straight loss on Tuesday, falling 68-67 to Carlow. The Eagles have lost two straight in the KIAC after a blowout of Midway in the conference opener.
Asbury (11-6, 1-2 KIAC) trailed throughout the game against Carlow, falling behind by as much as 10 in the first half and 14 in the second half. The Eagles closed the game on a 23-10 run but a charge call against the Eagles with five seconds left ended any chance. Carlow kept the Eagles close by missing three straight free throws inside of 14 seconds but the Eagles couldn’t capitalize.
The Eagles again struggled shooting the ball in Pittsburgh, connecting on only 35 percent from the field in the game. They shot 28 percent in the first half. Trenia Barbee came off the bench for the first time all season and led three players in double figures with 17 points. Laura Carroll added 14 and Annissia Wood scored 13. Carroll's 14 points give her 1,393 for her career. She now needs just 18 to become the school's all-time leader.
Asbury entered the game as the second-best free throw shooting team in NAIA II at well over 75 percent, but the Eagles made just 13-of-22 on the night against Carlow.
Carlow (6-6, 2-3 KIAC) was led by Angelica Pantojas’ double-double of 17 points and 13 rebounds. Jessalyn Timko added 14 points for the Celtics and Rachel Roscoe scored 10 off the bench. The Celtics shot 43 percent for the game.
Asbury’s next game will also be against Carlow as they host the Celtics on Jan. 4 at 7pm.