Women's Basketball: Eagles Rush Past Fisher To Even Record, 85-37
Nashua – Freshman Allyssa Marson (Bangor, Maine) led five players in double figures with a team high 17 points and added nine rebounds and every player reached the scoring column as the Daniel Webster women's basketball team halted a three-game skid with an 85-37 victory over Fisher College in a NCAA-NAIA regional matchup Thursday night at Mario Vagge Gymnasium.
Sarah Paternostro (Glastonbury, Conn.) registered 14 points, Kirsten Murphy (Woodstock, Vt.) notched 12, Ama Baker (Fitchburg, Mass.) scored 11 and rookie Antonina Feola added 10 as the Eagles (3-3) never trailed in the contest and topped the Falcons (0-11) for the third straight season.
Javanna Bernard (Waterbury, Conn.) led all scorers with 19 points adding six boards, while Pamala Bounekhoune (Fresno, Cal.) notched 11 points and five assists. Talia Hyatt pulled down a game-high 16 rebounds including 11 on the offensive glass.
DWC rode 53-percent shooting in the first half, compared to 17-percent for Fisher and limited the Falcons to five field goals in posting a 47-14 lead at the half. DWC took full control with a 16-1 run consuming five minutes midway through the first to build a 23-point lead.
The Eagles shot 40-percent in the second half while Fisher improved to hit 30-percent. The Eagles racked up a season high 24 assists and were aided by 19 Falcon turnovers leading to 31 points. DWC also earned a 46-26 advantage scoring in the paint and finished ahead in rebounding (49-45).
The Eagles close the semester Saturday as they open their NECC slate, visiting Regis College at 1:00 p.m. in a matchup of the preseason number one and number two picks.