Sarah Royals breaks into Albany starting lineup.....
Former Torrington Red Raider star, Sarah Royals, broke into the Albany Great Danes starting lineup on Saturday night. Royals played a career high 31 minutes, scoring 7 points in a 68-55 win over Maine.
Former Torrington Red Raider basketball star, Sarah Royals, broke into the starting rotation on Saturday night when her Albany Great Danes beat Maine by a 68-55 score.
Royals had been one of the first guards off the bench most of this season and had been seeing more minutes as time went on but this marked the first time she took the floor for the opening tip.
The all-time leading scorer in THS history played 31 minutes, scored seven points while adding four assists and four steals.
The Great Danes are on a hot streak, having won four in a row with three games left in the regular season, including a huge road match-up against American East leader Boston University on February 18.
Albany sports a 17-9 overall record and is second behind the Terriers with a 11-2 mark in American East action.
The two teams met in Albany on January 16 with BU (19-6, 12-0) rallying from a five-point Great Dane half time lead for a 58-54 win.
Royals and her mates have one more home game during the regular season on February 22 when they host Binghamton.The American East Tournament will be played in Hartford this season, starting March 1, 2012.