Schedler drops 21 vs. Drew

BY LEAH LEAHY, STAFF WRITER

The Susquehanna
women’s basketball team
battled, but ultimately fell
67-59 to Drew in one of
its final Landmark Conference
games of the season
on Feb. 14.
The game marked the
third consecutive Landmark
Conference loss for
the Crusaders. It was the
first time all season the
Crusaders have lost three
games consecutively.
Junior guard Sophia
Schedler finished the
game with a game-high of
21 points.
Sophomore center Nicole
Gault was one of
the first to contribute for
Susquehanna, with an early
layup to tie of the game
at six. Drew answered
with six straight points.
Senior forward Jonaida
Williams answered, cutting
into the deficit with
a three-pointer just under
the 10-minute mark. Williams
finished with eight
points for the Crusaders.
Drew responded by
building an 11-point lead
in the final minutes of the
half. Schedler aided the
Crusaders before the half
ended with a jump shot
that cut the lead to 22-13.
Drew went on a
10-point run just after the
second half opened, leaving
the Crusaders down
36-15.
With just over 10 minutes
remaining, Susquehanna
fought to knock
Drew’s lead from the
double digits, but many attempts
were unsuccessful.
Schedler knocked down
a jump shot to cut the deficit
to eight points.
Drew closed out the
game by going 5-6 from
the free-throw line, coming
out ahead 67-59.
Susquehanna bounced
back by beating Goucher
51-45 on Feb. 18.
Freshman guard Angie
Schedler led the way with
12 points. Komara added a
team-high ten rebounds.
With only one game
remaining, Susquehanna
will battle for a Landmark
Conference playoff bid.
The Crusaders currently
sit in a tie with Elizabethtown
for the third seed
in the conference playoffs.
The Crusaders will host
the Blue Jays on Feb. 21.
The game is the Crusaders
last home game and will
serve as the team’s Senior
Day.