BANGOR, Maine – The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team hit a school-record 15 three-pointers in a 96-65 blowout of Husson on Tuesday evening.
The 20th-ranked Polar Bears, who never trailed in the game, improve to 18-3 this season. Bowdoin is averaging a 30.5-point margin of victory on its current six-game winning streak. Husson falls to 17-3 with their largest margin of defeat this season.
Bowdoin was not challenged from the outset, jumping to a 9-0 lead in the first two minutes and connecting on eight three-pointers in the first quarter.
Bowdoin set a new school record for three-pointers in a half as they ended the first period with 11 three-pointers, shattering the former record of eight three-pointers in a half.
The Polar Bears led 51-29 at halftime and continued to roll in the third period.
When Abby Kelly hit a three-pointer with four minutes left in the third quarter, Bowdoin broke the school mark for three-pointers in a game (12) also set against Husson in 2005.
The Polar Bears led by as many as 40 points in the second half en route to the win.
Thirteen different Polar Bears scored in the win, including five players in double figures.
Bowdoin held a 44-31 edge in rebounding and forced 24 turnovers while holding Husson to 41% shooting in the game.
Kenzie Worcester paced Husson with 20 points.