William Paterson downs Colby

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 26, 2006
UPPER MONTCLAIR, N.J. --- Despite three Colby College players in double figures, William Paterson University still managed a 79-66 victory over the Mules on the second day of the Montclair State/William Paterson Classic on Sunday at Montclair State.

William Paterson (3-2) took a 39-26 lead at halftime and was able to maintain that advantage in the second half.

Colby (0-4) got a double-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and two assists from Lauren Duval. Tracy Nale made the all-tournament team and had 15 points for the Mules, Katie McCabe had 14 points and had six rebounds, while Kathleen Nicholson had seven points, six rebounds and three assists. Laura Williamson and Alison Cappelloni both had six points.

Lucila Custis had 22 points and five assists to lead WPU. Lori Custis added 16 points, while Michelle Pellichero finished with 13 points and seven assists.

Colby, which had a 40-38 advantage in rebounding, will play at Maine Maritime Academy on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

WILLIAM PATERSON 79, COLBY COLLEGE 66

COLBY COLLEGE (0-4)

Tracy Nale 5-16 4-4 15; Katie McCabe 5-9 4-4 14; Lauren Duval 6-13 0-0 12; Kathleen Nicholson 2-5 2-2 7; Laura Williamson 3-4 0-0 6; Alison Cappelloni 3-7 0-0 6; Courtney Williams 1-7 1-2 4; Bethany Bartley 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 26-64 11-12 66.

WILLIAM PATERSON (3-2)

Lucila Custis 7-16 5-8 22; Lori Custis 8-13 0-0 16; Michelle Pellichero 4-9 2-2 13; Elisa Brown 3-6 0-0 7; Asia Johnson 3-3 0-0 6; Melissa Moore 2-4 1-2 5; Julie Haledjian 2-5 0-0 4; Luz Cortorreal 1-3 0-0 2; Stephanie Summers 1-1 0-0 2; Meghan Ludgate 0-4 1-2 1; Brooke Keenan 0-4 1-2 1. Totals 31-68 10-16 79.

Colby College................. 26 40 - 66

William Paterson.............. 39 40 - 79

3-point goals-Colby College 3-13 (Kathleen Nicholson 1-1; Courtney Williams 1-5; Tracy Nale 1-5; Laura Williamson 0-1; Alison Cappelloni 0-1), William Paterson 7-16 (Lucila Custis 3-6; Michelle Pellichero 3-6; Elisa Brown 1-3; Brooke Keenan 0-1). Fouled out--Colby College-None, William Paterson-None. Rebounds-Colby College 40 (Lauren Duval 10), William Paterson 38 (Elisa Brown 5). Assists-Colby College 14 (Laura Williamson 3; Kathleen Nicholson 3; Tracy Nale 3), William Paterson 18 (Michelle Pellichero 7). Total fouls-Colby College 19, William Paterson 16. A-144


 
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