Women's Basketball Falls to Babson

Women's Basketball Falls to Babson

SCORE: Wheaton 30 - Babson 97

RECORDS: Wheaton (3-4, 1-2 NEWMAC) - Babson (4-2, 2-1 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Emerson Gymnasium)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Beavers of Babson College defeated the Wheaton College women's basketball team 97-30 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) game. 
  • Sophomore Mikayla Pucci led the Lyons with six points, picking up a team-high four rebounds while shooting perfect from the free-throw line at 2-2.
  • Abby Hamilton, Casey Kaplan, and Sadie Shore each followed up with a four point performance on the night. Hamilton was able to pick up three boards in the loss with Shore dishing off an assist and a steal. 
  • Emily Bonifacic and Payton Ouimette each led the Beavers with a game-high 14 points. Bonifacic shot 7-12 from the floor and picked up six rebounds while Ouimette fought for a game-high seven boards, shooting 3-6 from the floor and 8-10 from the line. Alexis Doherty shot 5-8 from the floor and contributed 11 points from the bench while Nicole Hiller broke double digits with 10 points and shot 4-7 from inside the paint.
  • Babson started the game with Ouimette fighting for a layup at 9:55, picking up a foul in the process. After converting the free-throw to put the game at 3-0, Wheaton quickly responded with Hamilton making a three pointer to tie the game up. After the intial three from Hamilton, the Beavers came out flying, going on a 20-2 run with 2:04 left in the quarter. Wheaton was able to convert four more points before the quarter ended, setting the game at 28-7.
  • The Lyons battled throughout the remainder of the three frames, but despite their efforts, they were unable to match the Beaver's top-form. 

 THE BASICS:

  • Field Goals: Wheaton 11-51 / Babson 38-74
  • 3-Point FG: Wheaton 2-16 / Babson 8-23
  • Free Throw: Wheaton 6-8 / Babson 13-17
  • Points off Turnovers: Wheaton 2 / Babson 31
  • Rebounds: Wheaton 28 / Babson 49
  • Assists: Wheaton 6 / Babson 15

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to the road on Saturday, December 8, where they will face off against Mount Holyoke College for a 1:00 p.m. NEWMAC contest. VIDEO / LIVE STATS