Women's basketball topped by Amherst

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 26, 2007
AMHERST, Mass. ­- The Amherst College women’s basketball team led visiting Colby College by just four points at halftime, but pulled away in the second half to pick up an 80-57 victory Friday night.

The first half featured eight lead changes and five ties, as neither the Jeffs nor the Mules were able to go on any scoring sprees. Amherst took the half’s largest lead when it went on a 6-0 run to pull ahead 35-30 with 2:54 remaining, but Colby scored the next four points to cut its deficit to one. Junior tri-captain Shaina Pollack knocked down a three-pointer with 30 seconds left on the clock, giving Amherst a 38-34 lead heading into the locker room.

A trio of Colby women finished in double figures, with first-year Alison Cappelloni chipping in 17 points to lead the way, adding five rebounds. Sophomore Lauren Duval and junior Katie McCabe added 14 points and 10 points, respectively, also adding five rebounds each.

AMHERST COLLEGE 80, COLBY COLLEGE 57

COLBY COLLEGE (5-12)

Alison Cappelloni 5-12 4-4 17; Lauren Duval 6-12 1-2 14; Katie McCabe 5-13 0-0 10; Tracy Nale 2-8 0-0 5; Courtney Williams 1-2 0-0 3; Kathleen Nicholson 1-2 0-1 2; Tanya Rosbash 1-4 0-0 2; Molly Rice 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-54 9-13 57.

AMHERST COLLEGE (12-8)

Jenny Muller 9-14 0-0 21; Kerry O'Loughlin 7-12 3-4 19; Stefanie Reiff 6-9 2-2 14; Shaina Pollack 5-7 0-0 11; Anne-Claire Roesch 2-6 0-0 5; Amanda Otieno 1-2 1-1 3; Yasmine Harik 1-3 1-2 3; Samantha Swensen 1-4 0-0 2; Sarah Johnston 1-1 0-0 2; Susannah Ludwig 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-59 7-9 80.

Colby College.................  34  23  -  57

Amherst College...............  38  42  -  80

3-point goals-Colby College 6-19 (Alison Cappelloni 3-7; Tracy Nale 1-5; Lauren Duval 1-1; Courtney Williams 1-2; Tanya Rosbash 0-3; Kathleen Nicholson 0-1), Amherst College 7-17 (Jenny Muller 3-6; Kerry O'Loughlin 2-6; Shaina Pollack 1-1; Anne-Claire Roesch 1-3; Amanda Otieno 0-1). Fouled out--Colby College-None, Amherst College-None. Rebounds-Colby College 32 (Kathleen Nicholson 5; Katie McCabe 5; Alison Cappelloni 5; Lauren Duval 5), Amherst College 29 (Stefanie Reiff 4; Kerry O'Loughlin 4; Jenny Muller 4). Assists-Colby College 12 (Tanya Rosbash 3; Alison Cappelloni 3), Amherst College 16 (Shaina Pollack 5; Jenny Muller 5). Total fouls-Colby College 10, Amherst College 12. A-125


 
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