EMMITSBURG, Md. - The Central Connecticut womenâ€™s basketball teamâ€™s four-game winning streak came to an end on Monday night, as Mount St. Maryâ€™s defeated the Blue Devils 76-56.
CCSU had a rough night from the floor, connecting on just 19 of 68 field goals.
Rookie led Central with 12 points.
The Blue Devils (6-19, 6-8 NEC) trailed by double figures for most of the contest, as Mount St. Maryâ€™s improved to 6-9 in the conference and 9-17 overall.
After Mount St. Maryâ€™s took a 24-10 lead after the first quarter, netted the first four points of the second period, took an offensive charge on the Mountâ€™s Juliette Lawless, and forced two Mount turnovers to give the Blue Devils some energy.
Junior led the Blue Devils on the boards with eight rebounds, while classmate dished out a game-high tying five assists.
Mountâ€™s Caroline Hummell paced four players in double-figures with a game-high 17 points. Juliette Lawless got her first double-double of the season with 13 points and 14 rebounds.
On Saturday, CCSU will face Saint Francis U. on Senior Day in the first game of a double-header with the menâ€™s basketball team at 1 p.m.
Robert Morris will then take on the Blue Devils on Monday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. for the annual breast cancer awareness game.