Wesleyan holds off Colby in women's basketball

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 25, 2008
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Despite double-double performances from Colby College's Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) and Alison Cappelloni (Sudbury, Mass.), Wesleyan University had all five starters score double figures in posting a 73-59 win over the Mules in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) paced Colby (3-11, 0-3) with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Cappelloni (Sudbury, Mass.) added 17 points and a game-high 17 rebounds, while Meredith Aronson (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) had 11 points. McCabe, already a 1,000-point scorer for Colby, went over 600 career rebounds and now has 607.

Ali Fourney (East Northport, N.Y.) had 19 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and three steals for Wesleyan (12-5, 2-0 NESCAC).

WESLEYAN 73, COLBY 59

WESLEYAN (12-5, 2-0 NESCAC)

Ali Fourney 7-15 4-6 19; Meredith Lowe 6-10 6-7 18; Lucy Sprung 5-9 2-3 12; Nikki Maletta 4-12 3-5 11; Stephanie Savas 3-7 4-6 11; Allie Southam 0-1 0-0 0; Kiah McAndrew-Davis 0-3 0-0 0; Shannah Lively 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-58 21-29 73.

COLBY (3-11, 0-3 NESCAC)

Katie McCabe 9-17 5-9 23; Alison Cappelloni 7-22 1-6 17; Meredith Aronson 3-8 3-3 11; Abby Harris 2-3 0-1 4; Julianne Kowalski 1-8 0-0 2; Karlyn Adler 1-5 0-0 2; Heather Pratt 0-2 0-0 0; Mary Cummings 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-66 9-19 59.

Wesleyan......................  31  42  -  73

Colby.........................  19  40  -  59

3-point goals-Wesleyan 2-5 (Ali Fourney 1-2; Stephanie Savas 1-1; Nikki Maletta 0-2), Colby 4-12 (Alison Cappelloni 2-7; Meredith Aronson 2-2; Karlyn Adler 0-1; Heather Pratt 0-2). Fouled out--Wesleyan-None, Colby-None. Rebounds-Wesleyan 39 (Lucy Sprung 10), Colby 50 (Alison Cappelloni 17). Assists-Wesleyan 15 (Lucy Sprung 5), Colby 8 (Karlyn Adler 3). Total fouls-Wesleyan 15, Colby 24. A-300


 
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