Brooklyn, NY— The Sage College's women's basketball team travelled to St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn on Wednesday evening for a Skyline Conference contest with the Bears. The Gators posted a 68-60 win to record the team's 13th straight win, breaking the mark for the longest consecutive game win streak set last season. Sage improves to 14-2 overall and 10-0 in the Skyline. SJC-Brooklyn drops to 5-13 overall and 4-5 in the league.
Sage bettered the previous mark set last year of 12 wins after the Gators went unbeaten from Jan. 15, 2015 - February 19, 2015.
Sage led 34-28 at the half and was paced by the play of three players that finished in double digit scoring. Leading the way was rookie guard Emily Parslow Fonda, NY/Fonda-Fultonville) with 17 points to tie her Sage career high after she added three assists with five steals.
Junior forward Krystyn Knockwood (Troy, NY/Troy) added 14 points with a career-high 16 rebounds and a career-high eight blocked shots. The double-double was the second straight for Knockwood as she continues her climb on the Gator career blocked shot list and she is now No. 2 with 76.
Rookie Macie Holmes (Amsterdam, NY/Mekeel Christian Academy) connected for 10 points in the contest, while sophomore Gen Schoff (Little Falls, NY/Little Falls) added eight points and eight rebounds.
Junior Frankie Pearson (Hoosick Falls, NY/Hoosick Falls) tallied eight points with five rebounds and two steals. She now has 111 career three-pointers and is climbing the Gator career list as she is just 15 shy of the mark held by Carly Vallee (126, 2009-2013).
Sage returns to action on January 26 travelling to Purchase College for an 8 p.m. Skyline Conference contest.