Women's Basketball Cruises Past Trinity in NESCAC Opener

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HARTFORD, Conn. – The Bowdoin College women's basketball team cruised to a 77-54 win at Trinity in its NESCAC opener on Friday evening.

The second-ranked Polar Bears improve to 13-0 (1-0 NESCAC) while the Bantams fall to 9-4 (0-1 NESCAC).

Game Highlights

  • Bowdoin never trailed, scoring the first six points of the game to take an early advantage.
  • The Bantams were able to hang around in the first half, trailing just 19-14 after one quarter and 37-28 at halftime.
  • The Polar Bears delivered the knockout blow early in the second half, however, as Sela Kay nailed a trio of three-pointers in the opening 1:45 of the third quarter to spark a 14-3 run that pushed the lead to twenty points.
  • Bowdoin led by as many as 27 points in the fourth quarter en route to the win.

By The Numbers

  • Bowdoin connected on 49% from the field, including 8-20 (40%) from three-point range to seal the win.
  • The Polar Bear defense also held the Bantams to 39% from the field and owned a 35-29 edge in rebounds.
  • Maddie Hasson led four Polar Bears in double figures with 20 points and six boards while Megan Tan netted a career-high 16 points and has now reached double-digits in three of the last four games.
  • Samantha Roy had ten points and seven assists while Sela Kay finished with 13 points in the victory.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin heads to New London Saturday for a 3:00 p.m. game at Connecticut College.