Connecticut College 80, Albertus Magnus College 53
Summers Posts Double-Double with 10 Points & 10 Assists for Camels
NEW HAVEN, Conn. --The Connecticut College women's basketball team improved their record to 14-3 with an 80-53 victory against Albertus Magnus College (10-7) Tuesday.
Sophomore Tara Gabelman (Irvington, N.Y.) poured in a game-high 16 points and added six rebounds to lead the Camels to the win.
Jocelyn Summers (Highland Park, N.Y.) posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists. Jenn Shinall (Redding, Conn.) reached double-digits with 10 points for the visitors.
Freshman Annie Sutila (Bridgeport, Conn.) scored a career-high 10 points for Albertus.
Both Lianna Carrero (Hamden, Conn.) and Bianca Brown (West Haven, Conn.) added 10 points apiece for the Falcons, while Brown pulled down eight rebounds and registered two blocked shots.
In the first half of the contest, the score was tied nine times before the Camels broke open the tie and took a five-point lead with a three-point play by Jeanna Dunleavy (Chatham, N.J.) and two free throws by Gabelman.
Connecticut College led at the half by seven at 37-30 led by 12 points from Gabelman, who shot 4-of-8 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line. The Camels shot 40-percent from the floor and shot 1-of-10 from behind the arc in the opening frame.
Albertus shot 38.7-percent from the field in the first half, while both Carrero and Brown led the Falcons with eight points apiece.
Connecticut College opened the second half of play with an 8-2 run to take a 45-32 lead three minutes into the frame. The Camels extended their run to 22-7 to take a 22-point lead with 13 minutes left in the contest. Connecticut College's largest lead of the night came at the 7:47 mark of the second half, when they took a 31-point lead.
The Falcons ended the night shooting 35.6-percent as they were outscored 43-23 in the second half. Connecticut College recorded 14 fast-break points and 44 points in the paint.
Lindsay Karle (Wallingford, Conn.) tallied seven points for the Falcons, while Nicole Acerra (East Haven, Conn.) added seven as well.
January 24, 2012