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Pratt's Program Record 33 Points Sinks Curry, 84-65

BEVERLY, Mass. — The Endicott women's basketball team opened Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play with an 84-65 victory over Curry College on Wednesday evening. 

The Colonels jumped out to a 6-0 lead before the Gulls tied it up with two three-pointers. Curry regained the advantage to take a 22-15 lead after the first quarter. 

Endicott continued to battle in the second quarter to bring the game within three points at the half (42-39, Curry). 

The third quarter saw several ties and lead changes but ultimately the Gulls gained the lead at the 4:53 mark and never looked back. Endicott added to its advantage throughout the remainder contest to secure the 84-65 win. 

Emily Pratt (Gardner, Mass.) recorded a career-high 33 points which also broke the program single-game point record that was previously held by Ashley Wright '11 and Hannah Shaw '18 (31 points). 

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Pratt is the 24th student-athlete in Division III to score 33 or more points in a single game this season. 
  • Shannon Gilbert and Lexi Gellerman (West Hartford, Conn.) both scored 15 points throughout the game. 
  • Mikaela Rogers (Haverhill, Mass.) pulled down a team-leading 11 rebounds.
  • Kaleigh Putnam (Wallingford, Conn.) dished out seven assists and also had three blocks.  
  • Endicott held a 49-35 rebound advantage. 
  • Peyton Perine (Fairfax, Va.) led the Colonels with 19 points, while Emily Irwin (Billerica, Mass.) was close behind with 17. 
  • Irwin also led the team in rebounds (11), steals (9), and assists (9). 

WHAT'S NEXT

Endicott (3-2, 1-0 CCC) travels to Nichols on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 4 PM. Curry (2-4, 0-1 CCC) travels to Gordon for a 1 PM tipoff on Saturday, Dec. 1. 

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)