Women's basketball defeats Mitchell

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 12, 2008
NEW LONDON, Conn. --- Katie McCabe, who reached 1,000 career points in a game against Gordon on Wednesday, closed out the week with 15 points and 13 rebounds to power the Colby College women's basketball team to a 78-66 win over Mitchell College in non-conference play Saturday.

McCabe shot 5-for-8 from the field, 5-for-5 from the foul line, had three assists, and three steals. Abby Harris came off the bench and had a collegiate-high 16 points on 7-for-13 shooting and pulled down eight rebounds to go along with three steals.

Colby (3-7), winners of two straight games heading into Monday's 7 p.m. home game with Bates, had a 48-32 rebound advantage. The Mules led 39-30 at the break and never allowed Mitchell (1-11) to come closer than seven points in the second half.

The Mules had five players in double figures in scoring. Karlyn Adler added 13 points and three assists, while Meredith Aronson finished with 11 points and six rebounds. Mary Cummings contributed 10 points and four assists for the Mules. Julianne Kowalski helped out on the boards with nine.

Jennifer Iglesias had 26 points to lead Mitchell.

COLBY COLLEGE 78, MITCHELL COLLEGE 66

COLBY COLLEGE (3-7)

Abby Harris 7-13 2-7 16; Katie McCabe 5-8 5-5 15; Karlyn Adler 4-8 2-3 13; Meredith Aronson 3-8 2-2 11; Mary Cummings 3-5 3-4 10; Julianne Kowalski 2-8 1-4 5; Alison Cappelloni 1-8 2-2 4; Heather Quadir 1-2 2-2 4; Heather Pratt 0-2 0-0 0; Beth Bartley 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-64 19-29 78.

MITCHELL COLLEGE (1-11)

Jennifer Iglesias 10-23 5-8 26; Brittany Smyth 5-10 1-1 13; Julie Graham 4-10 3-6 11; Miah Manning 3-5 1-2 7; Melanie Miela 2-7 0-0 5; Kailee Hyde 2-5 0-0 4; Marjorie Oliveira 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 26-65 10-17 66.

Colby College.................  39  39  -  78

Mitchell College..............  30  36  -  66

3-point goals-Colby College 7-14 (Meredith Aronson 3-4; Karlyn Adler 3-6; Mary Cummings 1-1; Alison Cappelloni 0-1; Heather Pratt 0-2), Mitchell College 4-14 (Brittany Smyth 2-4; Melanie Miela 1-5; Jennifer Iglesias 1-4; Marjorie Oliveira 0-1). Fouled out--Colby College-None, Mitchell College-None. Rebounds-Colby College 48 (Katie McCabe 13), Mitchell College 32 (Julie Graham 8). Assists-Colby College 15 (Mary Cummings 4), Mitchell College 10 (Jennifer Iglesias 4). Total fouls-Colby College 18, Mitchell College 22. A-49


 
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