Women's basketball falls to No. 2 Amherst

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 28, 2011
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Karlyn Adler

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Jil Vaughan had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Colby College women's basketball team, but second-ranked Amherst College was too much in an 82-60 win over the Mules in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday night.

Colby fell to 13-4 overall and 2-2 in NESCAC play, while Amherst is 18-1 and 4-0 in the league.

Vaughan was 5-for-9 from the field and led the Mules in rebounding. Karlyn Adler had a season-high 10 points and finished with a team-high three assists for Colby. Jayde Bennett had nine points and Rachael Mack finished with eight.

Caroline Stedman and Jaclyn Daigneault both had 16 points to pace Amherst, which led 44-26 at halftime.

AMHERST COLLEGE 82, COLBY 60

COLBY (13-4, 2-2 NESCAC)

Jil Vaughan 5-9 8-10 18; Karlyn Adler 1-5 7-8 10; Jayde Bennett 4-7 1-1 9;

Rachael Mack 1-4 6-6 8; Aarika Ritchie 2-3 3-3 7; Julianne Kowalski 1-3 2-2

4; Gabrielle Donahue 1-1 0-0 2; Jacky McLaughlin 1-1 0-0 2; Jen Nale 0-2 0-0

0; Kelly Potvin 0-2 0-0 0; Diana Manduca 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 16-39 27-30 60.

AMHERST COLLEGE (18-1, 4-0 NESCAC)

Caroline Stedman 5-10 5-6 16; Jaclyn Daigneault 8-11 0-0 16; Shannon

Finucane 3-6 4-6 11; Marcia Voigt 4-8 0-0 9; Sarah Leyman 3-6 2-2 8; Kim

Fiorentino 1-4 4-6 7; Lem Atanga McCormick 2-7 0-0 4; Jackie Renner 2-7 0-0

4; Jasmine Hardy 1-3 0-0 3; Kristyn Dunleavy 1-1 0-0 2; Bridget Crowley 0-3

2-2 2; Claire DiMario 0-1 0-0 0; Livia Rizzo 0-1 0-0 0; Courtney Long 0-0

0-0 0. Totals 30-68 17-22 82.

Colby.........................   26   34  -   60

Amherst College...............   44   38  -   82

3-point goals--Colby 1-7 (Karlyn Adler 1-4; Jayde Bennett 0-1; Rachael Mack

0-1; Julianne Kowalski 0-1), Amherst College 5-18 (Marcia Voigt 1-2; Kim

Fiorentino 1-2; Jasmine Hardy 1-2; Shannon Finucane 1-4; Caroline Stedman

1-4; Jackie Renner 0-2; Lem Atanga McCormick 0-1; Jaclyn Daigneault 0-1).

Fouled out--Colby-None, Amherst College-None. Rebounds--Colby 30 (Jil

Vaughan 10), Amherst College 34 (Kim Fiorentino 5; Jaclyn Daigneault 5;

Sarah Leyman 5). Assists--Colby 7 (Karlyn Adler 3), Amherst College 15

(Shannon Finucane 4). Total fouls--Colby 21, Amherst College 24. Technical

fouls--Colby-None, Amherst College-None. A-250


 
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