Women's Basketball Falls at Smith

Women's Basketball Falls at Smith

SCORE: Wheaton 46 - Smith 76

RECORDS: Wheaton (7-12, 2-8 NEWMAC) - Smith (15-4, 8-2 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Northampton, Mass. 

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton was led by 13 points from first-year Mikayla Pucci, who hit 5-of-9 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the free-throw line. Pucci also led the team in rebounds, collecting four. 
  • Sara McLeman knocked down seven points off the bench for the Lyons, while Natalie Wind and Chelsea Rairdon each netted six. 
  • Kennedy Guest-Pritch scored a game-high 18 points for Smith, while Lauren Bondi knocked down 13 points for the Pioneers. Kennedy also pulled down a game-high 11 boards. 
  • Wheaton trailed all game with the Pioneers taking a quick 10-2 lead out of the gate. Trailing 44-16 at halftime, the Lyons put together a better second half, going on to outscore Smith 18-17 in the fourth quarter. 

THE BASICS:

  • Field Goals: Wheaton 14-41 / Smith 32-62
  • 3-Point FG: Wheaton 2-10 / Smith 4-16
  • Free Throw: Wheaton 14-17 / Smith 8-8
  • Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 11 / Smith 19
  • Rebounds: Wheaton 20 / Smith 37
  • Assists: Wheaton 8 / Smith 13

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns home for its next contest, hosting Babson College on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. for the Lyons Play 4 Kay contest. VIDEO / LIVE STATS