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Lynx Earn First Win in Dominating Night

Lynx Earn First Win in Dominating Night


Medford, Mass.—The Lesley University women's basketball team earned their first win on the season in an offensive explosion over Bay Path University, 86-18.  The victory gave the Lynx their first NECC conference win and improve to 1-13 overall and 1-7 in conference play.  The loss gives the Wildcats a 1-11 overall record, while still chasing their first conference win.


  • Bay Path put the first points on the board off a Samantha Drapinski jump shot in their first possession.  Back to back three pointers from Karyn McEvoy and Theresa Pereira gave the Lynx a quick 6-2 lead.
  • Pereira sparked a 17-0 run at 6:05 sinking her first of three treys in the offensive surge to close out the first quarter 27-6.   
  • Lesley tacked on 17 more points in the second quarter and limited the Wildcats to scoring just eight points to close out the half with a 44-14 lead and never let the Wildcats back in the game.
  • The Lynx would go on to outscore the visitors 44-4 in the second half to earn their first victory on the season.
  • Four Lynx starters registered double-digit scoring nights, and every player recorded a basket on the night.  Pereira led the way with a double-double with 29 points (6, 3-pointers) and 11 rebounds, and also added 5 steals.
  • Dakota Jones extended her double-double streak with 24 points and 20 rebounds, and had 5 steals on defense.  McEvoy added 15 points and dished 5 assists, while freshman Kacey Johnson added 12 points.
  • Lesley pounded the boards grabbing 55 rebounds to the Wildcats 23.  Bay Path shot 66.7% from the free line while the Lynx shot 62.3%.


Lesley continues its conference slate on Thursday January 17th at NECC newcomber, New England College.