NEW YORK, July 15 (Ticker) -- Despite blowing a lead, the Minnesota Lynx carried over some of their home success to the road.

Vanessa Hayden scored 14 points and Svetlana Abrosimova added 11 as the Lynx won for the first time in six games on the road with a 64-60 victory over the Liberty. New York had been on a three-game win streak.

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Behind a dominating inside presence, the Lynx (10-8) built a 52-41 lead on a 3-pointer by Katie Smith with 10:16 remaining.

The Liberty responded with a 17-6 run as Shameka Christon scored all 10 of her points. Christon's jumper with 2:15 left tied the score at 58-58.

Minnesota's Amber Jacobs made 1-of-2 free throws to break the tie, Tamika Williams sank one from the line and Hayden converted a layup off a pick-and-roll with Smith for a 62-58 lead with 12 seconds left.

Two free throws by Becky Hammon brought New York (8-8) within 62-60 with nine seconds left but Smith, who became the first woman to score 5,000 in U.S. professional basketball on Wednesday, made two from the line three seconds later to cap the scoring.

The Lynx improved to 3-7 on the road. They are 7-1 at home.

Hayden shot 7-of-12 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds for the Lynx, who outscored the Liberty in the paint, 40-28, and held a 33-20 rebounding advantage.

Crystal Robinson scored 13 points and Ann Wauters added 12 for New York, which had a three-game win streak snapped.