|Bowdoin College||Regis College|
WESTON, Mass. – The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team dominated the fourth quarter to pull away from Regis in a non-conference victory on Tuesday night, 80-55.
The 17th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 10-1 this season while the Pride fall to 4-4 overall. Bowdoin has now reached double-digits in victories in each of the last 22 seasons dating back to 1994-95.
Bowdoin led throughout the contest, holding a 42-31 edge at halftime and 57-48 lead after three periods, but couldn’t put away the Pride until the decisive fourth quarter.
The Polar Bears opened the frame on a 18-2 run, getting 11 points from Marle Curle in the run, including a three-pointer with 5:23 remaining that pushed the lead to 21 points, 71-50.
Bowdoin held Regis to just two field goals in the final quarter, holding the Pride to 2-10 shooting and forcing seven turnovers in the period to clinch the win.
Lydia Caputi had a career-high 16 points while also grabbing five rebounds.
Rachel Norton sparked a 33-point effort by the Bowdoin bench with 14 of her own on 6-9 shooting from the field.
Taylor Choate and Curle ended with 11 points each for Bowdoin, who had 16 different players score in the victory.
Bowdoin shot 46.8% from the field for the game and converted 20 Regis turnovers into 16 points.