GORHAM, Maine – The Bowdoin College women's basketball team used a 25-6 performance in the third quarter to pull away in a 83-47 victory at the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday night.
The fifth-ranked Polar Bears improve to 2-0 while the Huskies fall to 3-2 on the season.
- Despite Bowdoin leading for the entirety of the game, the Huskies stayed within striking distance of the Polar Bears, trailing just 35-25 at halftime.
- The Polar Bears dashed any hopes of an upset with a dominating third quarter performance, however, to put the contest out of reach.
- Sela Kay was unconscious, going 4-4 from three-point range in the third period, and 5-5 from the field, singlehandedly outscoring USM 14-6 in the quarter.
- The Polar Bears defense clamped down in the stanza as well, holding the Huskies to 2-13 shooting from the field.
- Bowdoin led by as many as 37 points in the fourth quarter on their way to the win.
By The Numbers
- Bowdoin finished at 50% shooting for the game (33-66), including 40% from three-point range.
- Sela Kay was outstanding, scoring 18 points in the win while Maddie Hasson totaled 16 points and nine rebounds with five steals and four assists.
- Dorian Cohen pitched 11 points off the bench for the Polar Bears.
- Bowdoin held USM to 29% shooting for the game and owned a 45-27 edge in rebounding.
- Bowdoin will play in the Bridgewater State Tip-Off Tournament this Friday and Saturday. The Polar Bears open against Colby-Sawyer on Friday at 7:30 p.m.