|Bowdoin College||Pomona-Pitzer College|
POMONA, Calif. – The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team bounced back from its first setback of the season to earn a convincing win at Pomona-Pitzer on Friday evening, 87-53.
The 13th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 9-1 on the year while the Sagehens remain winless at 0-10.
The teams played a tightly-contested first half, but Bowdoin was able to use a 6-0 surge late in the second quarter to carry a 40-36 lead into halftime.
Pomona trimmed the lead to a single point, 40-39, with a three-pointer right out of the gate in the third quarter, but that was as close as they would get.
Bowdoin answered with seven straight points, sparked by a Marle Curle three-pointer, to gain an eight-point cushion.
The Polar Bears closed the third quarter on a 14-5 run to push the lead to 15 points and outscored the Sagehens 24-3 in the fourth quarter en route to the 34-point win.
By The Numbers
A dozen different players scored for Bowdoin, including three in double digits. Abigail Kelly paced the Polar Bears with 13 points.
Cordelia Stewart scored 12 and grabbed three rebounds while Marle Curle had ten points
Bowdoin held a commanding edge in rebounding, 50-24 and held Pomona to 37% shooting for the game.
The Polar Bears connected on 47.9% of their shots, including 50 points in the paint.