|Saint Joseph's College||Suffolk University|
BOSTON, Mass. – Saint Joseph’s College (18-3, 12-0 GNAC) defeated Suffolk University (15-7, 10-3 GNAC), 66-59, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest on Saturday afternoon.
Trailing 18-10 after the first quarter, Saint Joseph’s flipped the switch in the second stanza, outscoring Suffolk by an 18-2 margin, including a 15-0 run to end the frame, which propelled the Monks to a 29-20 halftime advantage.
Junior forward Brianne Maloney (South Portland, Maine) came off the bench to score a team-high 14 points with four rebounds in 20 minutes.
Sophomore guard Kelsi McNamara (West Newbury, Mass.) netted 13 points with two rebounds and four assists and was 8-10 from the FT line.
Sophomore guard Julia Champagne (Brunswick, Maine) added nine points and 10 rebounds.
Senior guard Abbie Eastman (Norway, Maine) chipped in with nine points, four caroms, and three assists.
Kelsey Schiebel paced the Rams with 13 points and added four rebounds and five assists.
Georgia Bourikas added 12 points and eight boards.
Alexandra Negri netted 11 points with four assists.
Caitlyn Caramello contributed 11 points and five rebounds.