Dejah Jenkins of CCSU against Saint Francis University

Central Connecticut State's Dejah Jenkins goes up for a layup attempt against Saint Francis University in a NCAA women's basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023 from New Britain.

NEW BRITAIN — The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils stormed back from 12 points down on Sunday afternoon to notch their first Northeast Conference win of the season 64-60 over the Saint Francis University Red Flash.

The Blue Devils were shooting just 31% from the field in the first half including 0-for-5 from deep which led to an 11-point halftime deficit. However, a career-high 19 points from Dejah Jenkins – 13 in the second half – propelled Central to their first win of the conference slate.