Women's Hoops Matches Second-Best Start With Win At Trinity

Bowdoin scored 32 points off 28 Trinity turnovers in Friday's win
Bowdoin scored 32 points off 28 Trinity turnovers in Friday's win

HARTFORD, Conn. - The Bowdoin College women's basketball team continued to steamroll, dismissing Trinity on Friday evening in a 76-46 road victory thanks in great part to 25 points from Abby Kelly.

The Polar Bears improve to 15-0 and match the second-best start to a season in program history, equaling the 15-0 starts by the 2006-07 and 2001-02 Bowdoin teams. Trinity falls to 10-5 with the loss.

Game Highlights

  • Bowdoin never trailed after the opening moments, taking a 15-5 lead after just six minutes.
  • The Polar Bears took a 19-11 lead into the second quarter and outscored the Bantams 18-4 over the first eight minutes of the period, leading by as many as 22 points.
  • Trinity was able to trim the lead to 37-19 at halftime.
  • Bowdoin led 55-36 after three quarters and put an exclamation mark on the contest in the fourth quarter, outscoring Trinity 21-10.

By The Numbers

  • Bowdoin shot 47% from the field in the win and forced 28 Trinity turnovers, converting them into 32 points off turnovers.
  • Abby Kelly's 25-point effort was second only to her career-best 27-point outburst earlier this season against St. Thomas. She also added five rebounds and two steals in the win.
  • Kate Kerrigan scored 16 pooints, had five rebounds, five steals, four assists and a block in the triumph. Lauren Petit added ten points for Bowdoin.
  • Trinity was led by 18 points from Courtney Erickson.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin returns to action on Tuesday evening at home against Husson at 7:00 p.m.