Feb. 14, 2004
Four Saints scored in double figures as Siena College defeated Rider University, 78-47, in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon in Lawrencevile, N.J. With the win, the Green and Gold swept a two-game road trip that began with a win over St. Peter's on Thursday evening.
The Saints (14-10, 10-5 MAAC) jumped out to a 31-9 lead and never looked back. Siena shot 48.5 percent from the floor compared to Rider's 30.4 percent and outrebounded the Broncs 43-29 for the victory.
Siena made eight three-point field goals, dished out 24 assists and had 10 steals.
For Rider (4-19, 2-12 MAAC), senior Lauren Thomer (Philadelphia, PA/Archbishop Ryan) tallied 12 points and three assists, while junior Katie Hall (Rock Tavern, NY/Burke Catholic) added 10 points.
The Saints will next face Manhattan College this Friday, February 20th at home. Game-time is scheduled for 7pm.