Women's basketball falls in tourney title game

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 18, 2007
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. --- Katie McCabe and Alison Cappelloni each made the all-tournament team for Colby College, but Eastern Connecticut won its own tournament title with a 77-47 victory over the Mules in the championship game on Sunday in women's basketball.

McCabe, who had 30 points against Wheaton on Saturday night, added 14 points and six rebounds against Eastern Connecticut (2-0). Cappelloni finished with 10 points and Julianne Kowalski chipped in eight for the Mules (1-1).

Colby only trailed 31-27 at halftime before Eastern Connecticut pulled away in the second half.

Niky Morey had 11 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists to earn tournament MVP honors for Eastern Connecticut.

EASTERN CONN. 77, COLBY COLLEGE 47

COLBY COLLEGE (1-1)

Katie McCabe 7-12 0-1 14; Alison Cappelloni 4-11 0-0 10; Julianne Kowalski 3-6 2-3 8; Meredith Aronson 2-5 2-2 7; Karlyn Adler 2-7 0-0 5; Heather Quadir 0-4 3-7 3; Heather Pratt 0-1 0-0 0; Sami Fairchild 0-1 0-0 0; Mary Cummings 0-2 0-2 0. Totals 18-49 7-16 47.

EASTERN CONN. (2-0)

Jessica Moriarty 5-10 3-5 15; Ashley McFetridge 6-14 1-2 13; Bridget Durette 3-8 6-7 12; Kathy Shaw 3-8 4-6 12; Nicky Morey 4-10 3-3 11; Stephanie Smith 2-7 2-3 6; Brittany Whiteley 2-3 0-0 4; Christina Amato 2-5 0-0 4; Sara Paradis 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 27-68 19-26 77.

Colby College.................  27  20  -  47

Eastern Conn..................  31  46  -  77

3-point goals-Colby College 4-16 (Alison Cappelloni 2-7; Karlyn Adler 1-4; Meredith Aronson 1-2; Mary Cummings 0-2; Heather Quadir 0-1), Eastern Conn. 4-10 (Jessica Moriarty 2-5; Kathy Shaw 2-3; Stephanie Smith 0-1; Sara Paradis 0-1). Fouled out--Colby College-Julianne Kowalski, Eastern Conn.-None. Rebounds-Colby College 31 (Katie McCabe 6), Eastern Conn. 48 (Nicky Morey 11). Assists-Colby College 6 (Mary Cummings 3), Eastern Conn. 16 (Nicky Morey 4; Jessica Moriarty 4; Sara Paradis 4). Total fouls-Colby College 21, Eastern Conn. 19. A-500 All-tournament: Niky Morey (MVP), Ashley McFetride, Bridget Durette (ECSU), Alison Cappelloni, Katie McCabe (Colby), Becky Aitchison (Wheaton).


 
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