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St. Thomas Women Fall in National Semifinals

St. Thomas Women Fall in National Semifinals

March 17, 2017 08:11 PM

Senior center Kaitlin Langer finished with 20 points and 20 rebounds, but the St. Thomas women's basketball team lost for the first time all season - falling 60-57 to Tufts in the NCAA Division III national semifinals Friday afternoon in Grand Rapids, Mich.

The Tommies (31-1), ranked No. 2 nationally, led by 10 at 51-41 with under 6:00 to play. But the Jumbos (30-2) went on a 19-4 run to end the game.

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Sophomore Lucia Renikoff finished with 12 points. Melissa Baptista had 16 points to lead Tufts, ranked No. 4 in the nation.

St. Thomas held a 46-22 edge on the boards, but the Tommies turned the ball over 20 times. 

Credits

Frank Rajkowski

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