WBB: Black Bears Fall To Sacred Heart in Close Contest

Erica Stapleton

Updated 5 hours ago

The UMaine Women’s basketball squad took on Sacred Heart Sunday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center

Anna Heise led Maine’s offense with a career high 17 points, followed by Lauren Bodine with 12.

The Black Bears were up at the half by just one point, leading the pioneers 28-27.

The back and forth action at the end of the first half continues in the second…with less than three minutes left, it’s 52-51. ┬áThe Black Bears pull ahead after Sophie Weckstrom sinks a three and Anna Heise adds a layup.

The Pioneers answer back with a 5-point run of their own.

Sigi Koizar puts in two free throws to regain the lead but the Black Bears can’t hold on.

Sacred Heart wins off a layup with just seconds left – final score 59-58.

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