|UM-Fort Kent||Alfred State University|
Alfred, New York–The University of Maine at Fort Kent women’s basketball team fell in their first contest of 2018 to Alfred State College, 78-60. The Bengals got down early, battled back in the fourth period but ultimately ran out of steam.
UMFK had fits all night with USCAA All-American Catherine Bialecki as she torched the Bengals for 25 points and 17 rebounds. UMFK trailed by 20 to start the final stanza, but cut the lead to just nine points, but time ran out.
Alfred State dominated the rebounds 62-40, including grabbing 16 offensive rebounds that led to 42 points in the paint.
Savana Jankowski led UMFK with 21 points and seven rebounds. Bianca Gutierrez was the only other double figure scorer with 11 points and eight rebounds.