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Wesleyan (Conn.) Defeats Endicott, 79-42

Mikaela Rogers begins to shoot the ball.

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The Endicott women's basketball team traveled to Wesleyan (Conn.) for a non-conference matchup on Wednesday evening and was handed a 79-42 loss. 

During the opening minutes of the game, both teams kept the score close but the Cardinals went on a 13-0 run over a span of five minutes to pull away and take a 19-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. 

Wesleyan continued the offensive pressure in the second frame to take a 46-16 advantage at the half. 

Throughout the third and fourth quarters, the Cardinals maintained the lead and eventually came out on top, 79-42.

Emily Pratt (Gardner, Mass.) led the Gulls with 11 points, while Lexi Gellerman (West Hartford, Conn.) pulled down a team-high eight rebounds.  

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Mikaela Rogers (Haverhill, Mass.) netted nine points and Gellerman was close behind with six. 
  • Olivia Gorman (Lower Gwynedd, Pa.) recorded 15 points for the Cardinals, while Chynna Bailey (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Ava Tompkins (Juneau, Alaska) each had 12. 
  • Katy O'Connor (Southampton, Mass.) led Wesleyan in rebounds with nine. 

WHAT'S NEXT

Endicott (4-3) travels to Salem State on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 PM. Wesleyan (4-1) travels to Williams for a 3 PM game on Saturday, Dec. 8. 

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)