Lynx Fall 0-2 at Wheaton Invitational

Lynx Fall 0-2 at Wheaton Invitational

GAME OVERVIEW:

Norton, Mass.—  The Lesley Women's basketball team dropped its final game of the Wheaton Invitational on Saturday afternoon against Rhode Island College, 84-43.  The Lynx remain winless at 0-4, while the Anchormen remain unbeaten at 4-0.

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE:

  • RIC had control of the action early and took its first double-digit advantage of the contest when a jumper from Gauvin made the score 11-1 with 4:54 left in the first quarter.
  • The Anchormen held the took a 19-10 lead going into the second quarter then dominated the Lynx by a 24-10 margin to take the 53-20 lead heading into halftime.
  • Lesley opened the second half with Karyn McEvoy, Dakota Jones, and Theresa Pereira combining to outscore RIC 12-8 in the first ten minutes, but the Anchormen came back and extended their lead to as much as 37 points. 
  • At the end three quarters RIC was up by thirty and cruised to the 86-43 victory.
  • Jones continues to be the leader for Lesley on both ends of the court, recording another double-double with a game high 19 points and rebounds. Pereira was the only other Lynx player to net double digit points chipping in 11.
  • Ornela Livramento led the Anchormen with 13 points and 4 steals.Jamayra Castro was close behind with 11 points and added seven rebounds while freshman guard Taylor Thompson had 10 points and five boards in the victory.
  • The Anchormen shot 44.7 percent from the field compared to the Lynx 26.5 percent, and forced the Lynx to 30 turnovers while only surrendering 9.

UP NEXT:

Lesley opens up NECC conference play Tuesday evening, November 20th at Becker College.