Posted: Jan 11, 2018
SCORE: Wheaton 30 - MIT 56
RECORDS: Wheaton (6-9, 1-5 NEWMAC) - MIT (9-5, 5-2 NEWMAC)
LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Emerson Gymnasium)
- Wheaton's first-year, Mikayla Pucci, led the team in scoring with 12 points while going 2-2 from the line. Pucci also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.
- Guards Rebecca Olivieri and Natalie Wind would help contribute to the offense picking up six points apiece.
- The Lyons battled the Engineers of MIT in the first half but fell short, 32-14.
- The Engineers were led by first-year Kylie Gallagher. Gallagher led all in scoring with 15 points while grabbing seven rebounds.
- After a strong first half by the Engineers, the Lyons fought back in the second half, holding MIT to just 24 points.
- Wheaton scored eight points off of turnovers while MIT scored 12 points.
- The Lyon bench outscored the Engineers, with all 12 of Wheaton's healthy players seeing action.
- Field Goals: Wheaton 13-54 / MIT 24-56
- Field Goal %: Wheaton 24.1% / MIT 42.9%
- 3-Point FG: Wheaton 6 / MIT 2-17
- 3-Point %: Wheaton 0% / MIT 11.8%
- Free Throw: Wheaton 4-8 / MIT 6-8
- Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 8 / MIT 12
- Rebounds: Wheaton 35 / MIT 41