Women's basketball defeats Gordon

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 16, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Alison Cappelloni (Sudbury, Mass.) finished with 19 points, nine rebounds and two blocked shots to pace the Colby College women's basketball team to a 66-44 non-conference victory over Gordon College on Tuesday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Cappelloni, a first-year forward, shot 7-for-11 from the field and was 4-for-6 from 3-point range. The Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA) Rookie of the Week for last week, Cappelloni is averaging 18.75 points and 9.25 rebounds in her past four games.

Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) added 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting and added eight rebounds and six assists for Colby (3-10). Tracy Nale (Waterville, Maine) had 10 points, Tanya Rosbash (Newton, Mass.) contributed six points and six assists, Bethany Bartley (Greenville, Maine) had five points and five rebounds, and Molly Rice (South Portland, Maine) was 2-for-2 from the field for four points and five rebounds.

The Mules shot 54 percent in the first half in taking a 29-19 lead at the break and finished the game at 52 percent shooting.

Gordon (3-11) got 12 points from Amy Dodd (Vestal, N.Y.). Rebecca Carroll (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) added 10 points and Abigail Ytzen (Des Moines, Iowa) had nine points.

The Mules had a 42-27 rebounding advantage and held Gordon to 33 percent shooting from the field.

COLBY COLLEGE 66, GORDON COLLEGE 44

GORDON COLLEGE (3-11)

Amy Dodd 3-14 3-4 12; Rebecca Carroll 5-8 0-0 10; Abigail Ytzen 4-7 1-2 9; Erin Thames 2-8 2-2 6; Brianne Records 2-6 1-2 5; Meredith Phipps 1-4 0-2 2; Brittany Bourgeois 0-1 0-0 0; Joy Huseland 0-2 0-0 0; Kimberly Levinsky 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 17-52 7-12 44.

COLBY COLLEGE (3-10)

Alison Cappelloni 7-11 1-2 19; Katie McCabe 7-10 2-4 16; Tracy Nale 4-10 0-0 10; Tanya Rosbash 3-4 0-0 6; Bethany Bartley 2-3 1-3 5; Molly Rice 2-2 0-0 4; Lauren Duval 1-5 0-0 2; Kathleen Nicholson 1-3 0-0 2; Courtney Williams 1-6 0-2 2. Totals 28-54 4-11 66.

Gordon College................ 19 25 - 44

Colby College................. 29 37 - 66

3-point goals-Gordon College 3-11 (Amy Dodd 3-6; Erin Thames 0-2; Joy Huseland 0-1; Kimberly Levinsky 0-2), Colby College 6-13 (Alison Cappelloni 4-6; Tracy Nale 2-6; Tanya Rosbash 0-1). Fouled out--Gordon College-Meredith Phipps, Colby College-None. Rebounds-Gordon College 27 (Brianne Records 4; Meredith Phipps 4; Rebecca Carroll 4), Colby College 42 (Alison Cappelloni 9). Assists-Gordon College 6 (Meredith Phipps 2; Amy Dodd 2), Colby College 22 (Katie McCabe 6; Tanya Rosbash 6). Total fouls-Gordon College 13, Colby College 14. A-150


 
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