NEC Women's Basketball Extends Winning Streak to Three Beating Southern Vermont
HENNIKER, N.H. – New England College women’s basketball extended their winning streak to three games beating the visiting Southern Vermont College Mountaineers 85-34 Tuesday evening.
With the win the Pilgrims improve to 4-1 on the season, while the loss drops the Mountaineers to 0-3 overall.
The Pilgrims jumped out to the early 19 point lead up 23-6 midway through the opening half. NEC would go on to hold Southern Vermont to a season-low 11 first half points, as the Pilgrims would record 24 points in the paint to head into halftime up 36-11.
NEC would continue their dominate play in the second half shooting an impressive 52% from the floor outscoring Southern Vermont 49-23 en route to the 85-34 victory.
Five different player recorded double-figures for the Pilgrims, including Allison Beck who finished with a game-high 20 points and a team-high seven rebounds. NEC’s Taylor Burgess (Randallstown, Md.) and Kate Levy (Woods Hole, Mass.) each chipped in 13 points and pulled down five rebounds.
Leading the way for Southern Vermont was Amber Flagg (Windsor, Conn.) who finished with a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds. Sarah MacDonald (Cohoes, N.Y.) chipped in seven points, while Mariah Anthony (Northfield, Mass.) finished with five points for the Mountaineers.
NEC returns to action on Thursday, Nov. 29 when they open up North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play on the road taking on Johnson State College. Southern Vermont will hit the court on Tuesday, Dec. 4 when they host NECC foe Wheelock College.
Published: November 27,2012 8:30 PM