|Husson University||Bowdoin College|
January 16, 2018
BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Husson University women’s basketball team dropped a tough road game at #3/4 Bowdoin College, 88-58, Tuesday evening in Morrell Gymnasium.
Husson falls to 7-7 with the loss, while The Polar Bears advance to 16-0.
After Husson scored the game’s first basket on a jumper from Kenzie Worcester, Bowdoin scored the next ten points and never trailed again.
Lydia Caputi sparked the run with a three-pointer and ended the surge with a layup to give the Polar Bears a 10-2 advantage.
Bowdoin extended their lead to 21-8 after one quarter and owned a 41-19 advantage at the break.
Husson stayed within striking distance thanks to eight points from Joan Overman in the third quarter, as Bowdoin outscored the Eagles 21-20 in the period.
The Polar Bears led by as many as 32 points in the final quarter en route to the victory.
By The Numbers
Husson shot 43% from the field in the loss, but converted 10 of their 11 free throws.
The Polar Bears held a 35-31 edge in rebounding and got 63 points from their bench, while the Eagles got 28 from theirs.
Husson was led by 19 points from Kenzie Worcester while Joan Overman and Sarah Bragg added ten apiece. Hayden Campbell came off the bench to add six points.
Abby Kelly hit a season-high five three-pointers to finish with a game-high 21 points with eight rebounds for Bowdoin. Maddie Hasson had 18 points.
Husson will head to Johnson on Friday for a 5:30 p.m. contest.