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Lesley Falls to Mountaineers, 81-60

Lesley Falls to Mountaineers, 81-60


Cambridge, Mass- Southern Vermont pushed past the Lesley men's basketball squad 81-60, in a NECC match up Saturday afternoon.  The Mountaineers took a 15-point lead into the half and never let the Lynx get within ten.  With the loss Lesley slips to 6-4 in conference and 11-10 overall.  The Mountaineers improve to 9-1 in the NECC and 17-4 overall. 


  • Senior Marquise Johnson kicked off the scoring in the game in the Lynx first possession.  Southern Vermont came right back to even the score on their first time on offense.
  • Both teams exchanged points, until Jordan Bellitii dished Charlie Reznikoff for a deep 3-pointer and a 10-8 lead at 14:44.
  • Reznikoff's bucket kicked off a 7-0 run for Lesley to take a 14-8 lead.
  • With just under nine minutes in the first half, the Mountaineers took control of the afternoon off a Josh Border shot from beyond the arc.  The 3-pointer sparked a 16-0 run good for a 14 point advantage with 2:18 left to go. 
  • The Lynx Will Gibson and Bellitti broke the scoring spell, and the teams went into the half 35-22.
  • Nathaniel Chambers got Lesley within 11 points of the Mountaineers after sinking a 3-pointer from Gibson.
  • Mike Pierre laid one in off the backboard at 7:05 to give Southern Vermont an 18-point cushion for the eventual 81-60 victory.
  • Bellitti led the Lynx with 14 points, while Reznikoff was close behind with 13.
  • Claude Payne led all scorers in the game with 17 for the Mountaineers, and Hodo was right behind with 16.



Jordan Bellitti- 14 points, 2 steals

Charlie Reznikoff- 13 points, 2 assists

Southern VT

Claude Payne- 17 points, 4 rebounds

Andre Hodo- 16 points, 3 steals


Lesley looks to get back on the winning track when they travel to Newbury College February 7.