Search

Endicott Falls, 57-48, To UNE

Gabriella Coppola looks for a teammate to pass to.

BEVERLY, Mass. — The Endicott women's basketball team was handed a 57-48 loss tonight by the University of New England in MacDonald Gymnasium. 

The Nor'easters jumped out to an early 8-0 lead in the first eight minutes of the first quarter, but the Gulls responded well to cut that lead to 11-7 heading into the second quarter. 

Both teams continued to trade baskets throughout the second frame but UNE held just a one-point advantage at the half.

The third quarter was also very even, with Endicott holding a 19-18 point advantage to knot the score at 36-36 with one quarter remaining to be played.

UNE upped the pressure in the fourth quarter to regain a lead and went on to record the 57-48 victory.

Gabriella Coppola (Watertown, Mass.) led the team in points (19) and assists (6), while Emily Pratt (Gardner, Mass.) recorded 12 points and two steals throughout the night. 

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Also tallying points for the Gulls on the night were Kaleigh Putnam (Wallingford, Conn.),  Catie Lipscomb (West Springfield, Mass.), Hannah Kiernan (Wenham, Mass.) and Sam Charette (Wenham, Mass.).
  • Charette led the team in rebounds (6) and blocks (2).
  • Pratt, Coppola, and Lipscomb each had two steals throughout the contest.
  • The game saw seven ties and 11 lead changes.

FOR THE FOES

  • Sam McDonald (Lebanon, N.H.) led the team in points with 14.
  • Olivia Shaw (Saco, Maine) recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, she also added a team-high three steals.
  • Ashley Coneys (Dover, N.H.) contributed 12 points and seven rebounds, while Jocelyn Chaput (Nashua, N.H.) led the team in assists (5).
  • The Nor'easters held the 47-30 rebound advantage. 

WHAT'S NEXT

Endicott (4-2, 2-1 CCC) hosts Salem State at 1:00 p.m on Saturday, Dec. 9 for a nonconference matchup.

UNE (7-1, 3-0 CCC) travels to Tufts on Saturday, Dec. 9 for a 2:00 p.m. game. 

For the latest on Endicott Athletics, follow the Gulls on social media on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

(Photo credit - David Le '10)