UCI women fall to Sac State


Sacramento State 99, UC Irvine 94

SACRAMENTO — Senior Camille Buckley had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead four Anteaters who scored in double figures in the nonconference road game Saturday.

Buckley made nine of 12 field-goal attempts and all four free throws as UCI lost a 55-53 halftime lead.

Senior guard Jennifer Tsurumoto had 19 points and a team-best seven assists, while senior reserve Vanessa Aguilar made four of seven there-point tries on her way to 16 points and senior Jazmyne White chipped in 12 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals.

UCI shot 52% from the field (39 for 75) and was eight for 20 from three-point range. They posted a 46-41 rebounding edge but lost the turnover battle, 21-16.

The host Hornets are 7-1, while UCI, which has lost two straight and three of its last four, falls to 5-5.

UCI plays host to New Mexico State on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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