Women's basketball tops Thomas

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 3, 2006
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Junior forward Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) and first-year forward Alison Cappelloni (Sudbury, Mass.) both had double-doubles in scoring and rebounding to lead the Colby College women's basketball team to a 71-65 overtime win over Thomas College on Sunday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

McCabe finished with 18 points on 9-for-13 shooting, 13 rebounds and three assists. Cappelloni had 14 of her collegiate-high 16 points after halftime and added 11 rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots.

Colby (1-5) seemed to have the game in hand in the final minute before Thomas (0-5) scored five points in the final nine seconds. Brittany Morin (Brookton, Maine) hit two free throws with nine seconds left and the Terriers quickly forced a turnover that resulted in a made 3-point shot by Amy Miles (Waldo, Maine) with four seconds remaining in regulation.

The Mules held Thomas to 0-for-12 shooting in the overtime session to pull out the victory.

Courtney Williams (Norwood, Mass.) added 16 points and five rebounds for Colby. Kathleen Nicholson (Tuftonboro, N.H.) had a solid all-around game with 12 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Tracy Nale (Waterville, Maine) had six points and four assists.

Kim Drosdik (Farmington, Maine) had a game-high 26 points for Thomas, which was 13-for-50 from 3-point range in the game.

COLBY COLLEGE 71, THOMAS COLLEGE 65

THOMAS COLLEGE (0-5)

Kim Drosdik 9-27 0-0 26; Amy Miles 7-20 0-0 16; Karen Demers 5-12 0-0 12; Brittany Morin 2-8 2-2 7; Amanda Godley 1-8 2-2 4; Kim Denbow 0-1 0-0 0; Katie St. George 0-3 0-0 0; Jess Nassetta 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 24-81 4-4 65.

COLBY COLLEGE (1-5)

Katie McCabe 9-13 0-2 18; Alison Cappelloni 6-11 2-3 16; Courtney Williams 7-15 0-0 16; Kathleen Nicholson 6-12 0-1 12; Tracy Nale 3-12 0-0 6; Lauren Duval 1-7 0-2 2; Bethany Bartley 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 32-71 3-10 71.

Thomas College................ 25 38 2 - 65

Colby College................. 34 29 8 - 71

3-point goals-Thomas College 13-50 (Kim Drosdik 8-25; Karen Demers 2-4; Amy Miles 2-10; Brittany Morin 1-5; Kim Denbow 0-1; Katie St. George 0-2; Amanda Godley 0-3), Colby College 4-17 (Alison Cappelloni 2-4; Courtney Williams 2-7; Tracy Nale 0-5; Kathleen Nicholson 0-1). Fouled out--Thomas College-None, Colby College-None. Rebounds-Thomas College 41 (Amanda Godley 9), Colby College 59 (Katie McCabe 13). Assists-Thomas College 13 (Brittany Morin 4), Colby College 20 (Kathleen Nicholson 7). Total fouls-Thomas College 13, Colby College 11. A-175


 
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