Staten Island, NY – Behind a season-high 21 points from junior forward Emilija Krista Grava, the Wagner women’s basketball team picked up a 68-58 home victory over the Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils on Sunday afternoon at the Spiro Sports Center.
With the victory, Wagner improves to 9-5 overall and 9-4 in the Northeast Conference (NEC) while the Blue Devils falter to 4-11 on the year.
Krista Grava converted on 8 of 14 from the field in her 36 minutes of action and pulled down a team-leading six rebounds in the victory.
The Seahawks’ bench played a pivotal role in today’s victory, as Wagner got nine key points from both LaNiya Miller and Drayah Heyward, as Miller hit on 3 of 5 from the outside. Heyward was a perfect 6 of 6 from the charity stripe to go along with her three-point field goal.
Central Connecticut had two players in double-figures, led by Belle Lanpher’s 15 points on 6 of 13 shooting from the floor. Dejah Jenkins chipped in 12 points. Jamey Napoleon pulled down a game-best ten rebounds in the loss.