Lions Tournament Run Ends with Loss to Virginia Union in Semi-Finals

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Charlotte, N.C. (March 2, 2018) – The Lincoln University women's basketball team saw its CIAA Tournament run come to an end as fourth-ranked Virginia Union had a huge first quarter, holding Lincoln to just four points and cruised the rest of the way, taking a 73-50 win in the CIAA women's basketball semifinals on Friday afternoon at the Spectrum Center in Uptown Charlotte.

The Lions complete their season with an 18-11 record while the Panthers improve to 27-2 and will face Bowie State University in the CIAA Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Teira Pendleton (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore Polytech) led the Lions with 15 points while Michelle Fitzgerald (Baltimore, Md./Md. Academy of Tech & Health Science (N.C. A & T)) added ten.  Shahra Madison (Chesapeake, Va./Norfolk Collegiate School (Chesapeake College)) grabbed a team-high seven rebuonds and had three steals.

Read more on the Lincoln University Athletics website.