LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – With new head coach Sean Lynch at the reigns, the Lyndon State College women's basketball team started off the 2016-2017 season with a 68-57 win over Lesley University at home.
The Hornets held onto the lead until Pereira drained a three, pushing the Lynx ahead by one with 2:09 left in the third quarter. After a pair of free throws from Hodge and a three-pointer from Richard, the Lynx answered with a jump shot by Abby Henderson to knot the game 50-50 at the end of the third.
The first two minutes of the final quarter were held at a stand-still until Mariah Ramos (Lebanon, N.H.) tossed in a layup for the Hornets. There were four lead changes until the Hornets mounted a 10-0 run to pull ahead 64-55. The Hornets then went 4-for-4 from the charity stripe to finish out the game with the 68-57 victory.
Lyndon (1-0, 0-0 NAC) travels to Lasell College on Saturday, November 19th with a 1:00 p.m. tip.
Lesley (0-1, 0-0 NECC) hosts Eastern Nazarene College on Thursday, November 17th at 8:00 p.m.