|Husson University||Thomas College|
WATERVILLE, ME – The Thomas College women’s basketball turned the ball over 23 times in a 75-54 defeat to Husson on Thursday night in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action.
The Terriers fall in their third-straight game, moving to 7-17 (4-13 NAC) overall while the Eagles move to 19-4 (15-2 NAC).
Thomas kept paced with the Eagles midway through the first after free throws from Malorie Weaver (Palermo, Maine / Erskine Academy) brought the Terriers within one. Chandler Guerrette and Kenzie Worcester gave the Eagles a 7-2 run to finish the first quarter up 17-11.
The Eagles began to pull away in the second as they shot a strong 8-for-14 from the floor and 7-for-8 from the charity stripe. Sarah Bragg led the Eagles with five points in the quarter while Worcester added four and three assists. Jordan Turner (Casco, Maine / Lake Region), Sammie Griffin (Union, Maine / Medomak Valley), and Karli Stubbs (Auburn, Maine / Edward Little) each hit a three for the Terriers as they trailed 42-25 at the break.
The Terriers looked to make a rally in the third as they outscored the Eagles 19-14. Husson struggled on 4-of-14 shooting while Thomas went 6-for-10. Amira Jones (Chicopee, Mass. / Chicopee) and Turner combined for 12 of their team’s 19 in the quarter. Darla Morales hit two three-pointers to lead the Eagles.
Husson got to the free throw line often in the final frame going 9-for-10 at the stripe. Worcester and Morales each added six points to finish the scoring at 75-54.
Jones led the Terriers with a double-double at 13 points and 12 rebounds while Turner finished with 11 points and five boards.
Morales netted a game-high 18 points for the Eagles and pulled in five rebounds. Worcester added 17 points and six assists while Guerrette scored 15 points.