ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Goucher College fell to Moravian College in Landmark Conference women's basketball action on Saturday.
Anise Williams (West Palm Beach, Fla./The Benjamin School) registered 13 points for the Gophers. The sophomore, who ranks in the Top-10 nationally for steals, stuffed the stat sheet with five rebounds, two steals and a block. Williams has registered 10+ points 34 times in 40 career games.
Alayna McFadden (Silver Spring, Md./Montgomery Blair) recorded 13 points. The sophomore needs 12 points to become the 18th player in program history with 600 points. She has 11 games with at least 10 points this season and 28 in her career. She also had six rebounds to mark the 14th time this season she has grabbed at least five caroms.
Moravian took the opening quarter by a 13-9 score, but Goucher scored five of the first six points in the second quarter to tie the game at 14. After a Greyhounds free throw to start the stanza, McFadden made a jumper at 8:09 and Claire Flynn (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) drained a triple 39 seconds later to even the score. Moravian then went on a 16-0 before Williams kissed the glass as time expired to end the surge, but the Gophers went into the locker room trailing 30-16.
The Gophers won the third quarter by an 11-9 margin, but the Greyhounds went into the final frame with a 39-25 lead. Moravian outscored Goucher 14-9 in the final frame to earn the 53-34 victory.
Goucher returns to action at home against Catholic University of America on Wednesday. Game time is 7 p.m.