Tuesday evening Indian River State College women's basketball program hosted Daytona State whose fifth ranked in the state. After a strong performance the River let a close one slip away, DSC wins 80 to 71.
After several lead changes, the River found themselves down by 3 with 48 seconds remaining. After a good attempt to tie the game DSC goes up by 9 in the last couple seconds.
Coach Robinson mention "tonight performance was an emotional one for us because the polls gave us a 9% chance of winning, to be less than a minute away in defeating Daytona is tough way to lose. I am proud of the way we fought and battled tonight, it was definitely the first time we played a full 40 minutes being locked in to our game plan. A key mistake on my part was an important posession that cossted us tremendously. We'll take this game, watch film and continue to learn."
Freshmen Duo lead the way for the Pioneers Breanna Campbell scored 22 points while Jaqarra Phillips added 17 points. The River gain key contributions from the sophomore class as well, Je'Nya Wilder stepped up big scoring 11 points and 9 rebounds, Leah Dunn added 10 points and 7 rebounds.
The River Women's Basketball team has one more game in the month of November, Indian River will host top ten ranked Saint Petersburg College Tuesday November 26th at 5:30pm.