Feb. 11, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's basketball team defeated Seton Hall, 62-47, on February 11 at Alumni Hall in Providence, R.I. The win came on a special day in Friartown as the game served as a backdrop to celebrate 40 Years of Women's Athletics at the College.
Senior Rachel Barnes (Windsor, Conn.) led three Friars in double figures with 14 points. Junior Symone Roberts (New Britain, Conn.) and sophomore Alicia Cropper (Brooklyn, N.Y.) finished with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Senior Teya Wright (Paterson, N.J.) narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and a game-high 11 rebounds.
Providence led by as many as 12 points (22-10) with 7:34 remaining in the first half, but Seton Hall got within five (29-24) at the break with a 14-7 scoring spurt.
The Friars started the second half with a 9-2 scoring run to push the lead back to 12 (28-26) through the first four minutes of play and never looked back. Providence took its largest lead of the game (60-41) with 1:34 left on the clock.
Jasmine Crew paced Seton Hall with a game-high 25 points and registered four of the Pirates' six assists in the game. Terry Green came off the bench to score 10 points in the effort.
Providence outscored Seton Hall, 20-6, in points off of turnovers. The Friars turned the ball over a season-low eight times, while forcing 19 Pirate miscues. Providence also held an 18-8 advantage on the scoreboard in the paint.
Prior to the Friars' game against Seton Hall, the program held its annual Alumni Scrimmage. The event coincided with the College's 40 Years of Women's Sports reception, which welcomed back all former female student-athletes from every varsity sport. Each of the attendees were honored at halftime.