Clarkson Golden Knights @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals Cardinal Classic Third Place Game November 18th 2017

NCAA Division III Women's Basketball
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Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Frannie Merkel (20) drives down the lane and lays it up and off the window for the basket. It would be the third-place game of the Cardinal Classic as the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would take on the Clarkson Golden Knights. The game would be tight from the start as the Golden Knights would have the 19-16 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Cardinals would fight back and win the quarter 16-12 and have the 32-31 lead at intermission. When the teams came back for the second half the Golden Knights would regain the lead by winning the quarter 15-13 and have the 46-45 lead. In the fourth quarter, the Golden Knights would be too much for the Cardinals as they won the quarter 18-14 as the Cardinals fall 64-59. In the losing effort, Frannie Merkel would lead the way with seven points as the Cardinals would fall to 0-2 on the season. Gallery.

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