Waynesburg University rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) rival Washington & Jefferson, 85-70, on Saturday at Rudy Marisa Field House.

The Yellow Jackets (2-3, 2-12) trailed 47-33 at halftime before outscoring the Presidents, 52-23, in the second half.

Waynesburg University’s Ryan Felberg was the game’s leading scorer with 22 points on seven field goals (three 3-pointers) and was 5 of 7 at the foul line. Teammate Frank Bozicevic made five 3-pointers, two 2-point baskets and was 2 of 2 at the line for 21 points.

The Yellow Jackets’ Isaiah Alonzo connected on five field goals and two free throws for 12 points. Teammate Briston Bennett also scored 12 on five field goals and two free throws. Waynesburg University’s Cam Auld made four field goals and three free throws for 11.

Jonathan DeVito scored 19 points for Washington & Jefferson (3-3, 8-6).

Women’s basketball

Washington & Jefferson 95, Waynesburg 84 — Washington & Jefferson used a strong second half to down Waynesburg University on Saturday in Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) women’s action at Rudy Marisa Field House.

The Yellow Jackets (1-4, 2-12) had a 47-45 lead at halftime before the Presidents (4-2, 9-5) used a 29-18 advantage in the third quarter for a 74-65 lead going into the fourth. W&J had a 21-19 edge in the fourth.

Washington & Jefferson’s Lauren Gilbert scored a game-high 40 points on 13 field goals, including seven 3-pointers, and was 7 of 10 from the line. Teammate and Brownsville graduate Alie Seto had 19 points on four field goals and was 11 of 12 at the line. W&J’s Hannah Johnston added 15.

Waynesburg University’s Brooke Fuller had 19 points on seven field goals, and was 5 of 6 from the foul line. Teammates Andrea Orlosky (16), Alli Delany (15) and Kacey Kastroll (11) were also in double figures.

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