The women’s basketball team came up short in the MAAC Quarterfinals this afternoon as the Stags fell to Siena College by a 52-48 margin at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. Alexys Vazquez led all Fairfield scorers with 15 points, while Brittany Obi-Tabot completed a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Katie Cizynski also reached double figures with 14 points.
The Stags trailed by eight with three minutes to go but made a valiant comeback bid. A layup from Obi-Tabot closed the gap to six points with 1:59 remaining. Vazquez made it a one-possession game with a three pointer at the one-minute mark at 51-48. The Stags could not muster the tying points in the closing seconds though and Siena iced the game with one second left by making a free throw.