Basketball · Winter Sports

#16 Florida women lose first game of season at Northwestern

FINAL: NORTHWESTERN 73, FLORIDA 68

1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT FINAL
FLORIDA 21 17 22 8 X 68
Northwestern 18 20 18 17 X 73

 

EVANSTON, IL- The Florida Gators women’s basketball team fell to Northwestern on Friday night thanks to a fourth quarter let down.  Florida led 60-56 after three quarters, but the Wildcats took advantage of Florida shooting only 4-21 in the fourth quarter.  Florida also turned the ball over on three possessions early in the fourth frame.

The Gators were led by Ronni Williams who recorded a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds.  Eleanna Christinaki added 15 points and Haley Lorenzon chipped in 13 for Florida.  Tyshara Fleming led Florida off the bench with 9 points.

Nia Coffey led all scorers with 26 points and 14 rebounds to lead Northwestern.

Florida will face Wofford in Ocala at the College of Central Florida’s Patriot Gym on November 30.

TEAM STATS:

  FLORIDA NORTHWESTERN
FG % 38 44
3-PT % 28 36
FT % 70 62
Offensive Rebounds 22 16
Total Rebounds 44 41
Assists 19 19
Steals 9 10
Blocks 3 6
Turnovers 14 15

 

WHAT’S NEXT:

#16 FLORIDA vs WOFFORD

NOVEMBER 30 at 7:00 PM

PATRIOT GYM

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