Women's basketball falls in consolation

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 19, 2006
BABSON PARK, Mass. --- Despite an all-tournament team weekend for Kathleen Nicholson, the Colby College women's basketball team fell 76-60 to Geneseo State in the consolation game of the Babson College/Irving Oil Invitational on Sunday.

Nicholson made the all-tournament team for Colby (0-2). She contributed four points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals. Katie McCabe shot 6-for-8 from the field and had 17 points, while Tracy Nale added 15 points for the Mules. Bethany Bartley finished with nine points on 4-for-6 shooting and Alison Cappelloni had six points and six rebounds.

Annie Verdino had a game-high 25 points to lead Geneseo State (1-1). Merrissa Wilson added 16 points and five assists for the winners.

Bates College took a 75-64 win over Babson College in the title game.

SUNY GENESEO 76, COLBY COLLEGE 60

SUNY GENESEO (1-1)

Annie Verdino 8-13 8-12 25; Merrissa Wilson 5-10 4-4 16; Amanda Haney 7-11 1-2 15; Lydia Reed 3-6 1-1 7; Katy Irving 3-4 0-0 6; Jamie Scordino 1-3 3-5 5; Bridget Riley 1-8 0-0 2. Totals 28-55 17-26 76.

COLBY COLLEGE (0-2)

Katie McCabe 6-8 5-7 17; Tracy Nale 6-12 1-2 15; Bethany Bartley 4-6 1-5 9; Alison Cappelloni 1-4 4-4 6; Kathleen Nicholson 0-3 4-4 4; Lauren Duval 2-5 0-2 4; Laura Williamson 1-5 0-0 3; Courtney Williams 1-7 0-0 2. Totals 21-50 15-24 60.

SUNY Geneseo..................  35  41  -  76

Colby College.....................  23  37  -  60

3-point goals-SUNY Geneseo 3-8 (Merrissa Wilson 2-5; Annie Verdino 1-2; Katy Irving 0-1), Colby College 3-14 (Tracy Nale 2-4; Laura Williamson 1-1; Alison Cappelloni 0-1; Kathleen Nicholson 0-2; Lauren Duval 0-1; Courtney Williams 0-5). Fouled out--SUNY Geneseo-None, Colby College-None. Rebounds-SUNY Geneseo 35 (Annie Verdino 7), Colby College 31 (Katie McCabe 7). Assists-SUNY Geneseo 15 (Merrissa Wilson 5), Colby College 8 (Kathleen Nicholson 3). Total fouls-SUNY Geneseo 18, Colby College 22. A-125


 
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