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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:47 am

Huskies’ Balance Rolls Over Salem State 77-37

GORHAM, Maine – All 11 players who entered the game scored as the University of Southern Maine Huskies’ used a balanced team effort to route the Salem State University Vikings 77-37 in a non-conference women’s basketball game Tuesday night at Hill Gymnasium.

The win is the second straight and the third in the last four games for the Huskies who improve to 5-3 overall. Salem State drops to 2-4 with the loss.

Huskies’ senior Rebecca Knight (Alfred, Maine/McAuley) led all scorers with 13 points, adding nine rebounds and three assists. Junior Megan Pelletier (Winslow, Maine/Messalonskee) added 11 points, seven boards, three steals and a blocked shots. Freshman Kate Lipka (Peabody, Mass./Bishop Fenwick) had a career-high nine points in a strong 4-for-4 performance off of the bench. Seniors Stephanie Gallagher (York, Maine) and Taylor Flood (Sanford, Maine) each added eight points and freshman Miranda Nicely (Farmington, Maine/Mt. Blue) added eight points, nine rebounds and four steals – all career-high totals – off of the bench.

Salem State senior Rachael Carter (Merrimack, N.H./Merrimack) led the Vikings with a 12-point, 16-rebound double double. She added three assists and four steals while playing all 40 minutes. Freshman Gabriela Feraro (Douglas, Mass./Holy Name) added seven points and five rebounds and sophomore Malissa Saad (Worcester, Mass./Holy Name) added six points and five rebounds.

Leading by a modest five points, 18-13, more than midway through the first half, Southern Maine held the Vikings to just two points over the final eight minutes to bank a 35-15 lead at the break. After a layup from the Vikings’ Saad to make it a two-possession game with 8:07 to play, USM scored nine straight points, including five points from Lipka on a mid-range jumper and a three. The Vikings interrupted the Huskies’ run with a layup from freshman Saran Kaba (Dorchester, Mass./O’Bryant) before USM closed out the half on an 8-0 run. Four different players scored for the Huskies in the final push of the half.

The Vikings scored the first points of the second half as Carter drained a three to cut the USM lead to 35-18, but the Huskies’ again used a strong defensive effort holding their opponents to just three points over a seven and a half minute span to grab a commanding 50-21 lead. After Carter’s three, USM strung together a 16-3 run keyed by a Knight offensive rebound and a put-back and capped by a three from junior forward Ella Ramonas (Portland, Maine/Deering). Ramonas finished with six points, five rebounds, two assists, a steal and one blocked shot.

The Huskies’ lead continued to grow throughout the half as Southern Maine led by as many as 42 points. USM’s bench personnel, led by Lipka and Nicely, turned in a strong overall performance accounting for 33 of the Huskies’ 77 points.

Southern Maine returns to Little East Conference action on Saturday (1:00 p.m.) when it travels to Keene State. Salem State hosts Plymouth State on Thursday (5:30 p.m.) in a non-conference game.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:58 pm

USM’s Megan Pelletier Named Little East Player of the Week

GORHAM, Maine – Junior forward Megan Pelletier (Winslow, Maine/Messalonskee) of the University of Southern Maine Huskies’ women’s basketball team has been named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season.

Pelletier helped lead Southern Maine to a 2-0 week, including a 71-66 Little East Conference road-win at conference rival Keene State this Saturday. In two game, Pelletier averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals, 1.0 blocked shots and 1.0 assists per game while shooting a solid 52.2 percent (12-for-23) from the field.

In Southern Maine’s lopsided 77-37 win over traditional rival Salem State University, Pelletier scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds in limited action. The Huskies’ 6-1 forward was 5-for-11 from the field in the win. Against Keene State, Pelletier led the Huskies’ in scoring with 18 points on an efficient 7-for-12 effort from the field despite facing strong defensive pressure. Pelletier added eight rebounds, two steals, an assist and a blocked shot as USM opened its Little East Conference schedule with a 2-0 record.

For the season, Pelletier leads the Huskies in scoring and rebounding averaging 15.2 points and 9.6 rebounds per game while shooting 49.1 percent (52-106) from the field. She has three double-doubles this season.

Winners of three straight, Southern Maine (6-3 overall, 2-0 Little East) is off for the break and will return to action on Monday, December 29 (7:00 p.m.) when its faces WPI in the Westfield State Tournament. Keene State is off until Saturday, December 30 (1:00 p.m.) when the Owls host Anna Maria College in the KSC Holiday Tournament.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:33 am

For Immediate Release (Courtesy of Westfield State Sports Info)
WPI 49, Southern Maine 44

WESTFIELD, Mass. – Senior forward Dani Davis scored 14 points to lead Worcester Polytechnic Institute, as the Engineers hung on for a 49-44 win over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in the opening round of the Westfield State Holiday Tournament at the Woodward Center on Monday night.

WPI improved to 7-2 on the season with the win, and will face host Westfield State in the championship game tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. Southern Maine drops to 6-4 overall and will face Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the consolation game at 1:00 p.m. Westfield State defeated RPI 75-43 in the other opening round game.

The game proved to be a defensive struggle with USM shooting 37 percent from the floor while turning the ball over 24 times. WPI shot just 34.5 percent from the floor and 3-18 from three-point range.

Davis, a native of nearby East Granby, Conn., tallied a game high 14 points on 6-20 shooting from the floor. Lisa Mendez added 11 points for the Engineers.

WPI managed an early first half lead and led 27-25 at the half.

Southern Maine tied the game at 38-all with 6:21 left in regulation on a Jill Madden jumper. WPI responded with a Tess Nogueira layup and then sandwiched a jumper and a 3-pointer from Davis around an old-fashioned three-point play by Southern Maine’s Megan Pelletier to give WPI a 45-41 with 3:45 to play.

The Huskies faltered in the key stretch that followed. WPI forced a held ball with possession returning to the Huskies, then Southern Maine missed a shot and got their own offensive rebound, and then on the ensuing possession WPI forced a shot clock violation. Nearly a minute and a half burned off the clock without USM getting any closer on the scoreboard. The Engineers hit four of six free throws in the last 29 seconds of the contest to seal the win.

Stephanie Gallagher led USM with 12 points and five assists. Megan Pelletier added 10 points and 10 rebounds.
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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:53 pm

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RPI Nips Southern Maine 54-52

WESTFIELD, Mass. – Ashley Clough netted 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to a hard-fought 54-52 win over the University of Southern Maine in the consolation final of the Westfield State Holiday Tournament at the Woodward Center on Tuesday afternoon.

USM led 22-21 at the half after closing the first half with an 11-0 run.

The Huskies extended their lead to as many as six points on two occasions, and led by five, 41-36 after an Ella Ramonas free throw with 6:18 to play in the game.

RPI rallied with a 9-0 spur to change the momentum, led by a traditional three-point play from Amanda Lynch, and capped by a layup from backup center Alyssa Rueb off an excellent post entry pass from Courtney Renyolds, to grab a 45-41 lead with 4:46 to play.

Southern Maine answered with a pair of free throws by Ramonas, and a three-pointer from Stephanie Gallagher, and later a free throw from Gallagher to tie the game at 47-all with 2:51 to play.

RPI took the lead back for good, 49-47 with 1:33 to play on a layup by Renyolds.

After a series of fouls by the Huskies in the closing minutes, Lauren Young hit two free throw with 29 seconds left in regulation to give the Engineers a 53-50 lead, then after a missed three pointer by Ramonas, Clough hit one of two free throws to push the lead to 54-50.

Ramonas got a layup with .8 seconds left to cut the score to the final margin of 54-52, but time ran out on the Huskies on the ensuing inbounds pass.

Lynch finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for RPI, with Bailey Tetrault adding nine points.

The Engineers shot just 28.6 percent from the floor in the game, but posted a strong defensive effort of their own, with nine blocked shots and 10 steals. RPI improves to 4-5 on the season.

Southern Maine was led by 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists from Ramonas, and Megan Pelletier added 12 points and 13 rebounds.

Southern Maine falls to 6-5 with the loss.

RPI pushed an early lead up to as much as 10, 21-11 on a jumper by Tetrault. Clough scored 11 in the first half to lead the Engineers, who were hurt by starting center Shaina Iton going to the bench with her second foul with 11 minutes left in the half. Iton had three blocked shots and four rebounds in the first eight minutes before being saddled with the second foul.

Southern Maine closed the first half with a 11-0 run to grab the a 22-21 lead at the intermission. Trailing 21-11 with 6:41 to play in the opening stanza, the Huskies got a free throw from Kayla Stacy, then a three-pointer and a long jumper from Gretchen Anderson, then capped the run with a layup from Pelletier and a three pointer from Stacy.

Southern Maine hosts Husson on Wednesday (6:00 p.m.) in a non-conference game.



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Re: USM basketball - women

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:17 am

Husson Stuns Southern Maine 79-77 in OT

GORHAM, Maine – Sophomore Chandler Guerrette (Presque Isle, Maine) had 21 oints to lead five players in double figures as the Husson University Eagles stunned the University of Southern Maine Huskies 79-77 in overtime in a non-conference women’s basketball game Wednesday night at Hill Gymnasium.

The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Eagles who improve to 5-4 with the win. It is the first win for Husson over Southern Maine in 21 years, when Husson earned a 75-71 win on January 1, 1994. The Huskies drop their third straight to even out at 6-6.

Guerrette was 7-for-17 from the field knocking down three three-pointers adding six assists and five rebounds. Senior Samira Cruz (Orlando, Fla./Edgewater) added 17 points including five three-pointers, while senior Stephanie Comstock (Bangor, Maine) tossed in 13 points. Junior Victoria McIntyre (Mars Hill, Maine/Central Aroostook) and sophomore Katy Brochu (Bangor, Maine) each had 10 points.

Huskies’ junior forward Megan Pelletier (Winslow, Maine/Messalonskee) had an outstanding night in the loss, scoring a career-high 33 points on 12-for-19 shooting and earning a double-double with a team-high 10 rebounds. Seniors Stephanie Gallagher (York, Maine), Rebecca Knight (Alfred, Maine/McAuley) and Taylor Flood (Sanford, Maine) each had eight points. Gallagher had seven rebounds, while Knight had eight boards and a game-high six assists.

In a closely played game, the Huskies led by as many as 10 points, 36-26, early in the second half. The Eagles rallied on multiple occasions and were able to knot the score up at 66-66 with 1:07 to play in regulation on a three from Cruz. Pelletier put the Huskies ahead 68-66 in their next possession, but Brochu hit a tough shot in the paint with 39 seconds to play eventually forcing overtime as both teams squander a possession.

In the overtime period, USM jumped out to a 75-70 lead with 2:41 to play on a pair of free throws from Knight, but the Eagles countered with five straight points of their own on two free throws from Comstock and a game-tying three from Cruz with 59 seconds to play.

USM went ahead 77-75 on its next possession as junior Gretchen Anderson (Kittery Point, Maine/St. Thomas Aquinas) sank two free throws, but the Eagles sandwiched a layup from Comstock and a game-winner jumper from Guerrette with six second to play around a USM miss for the win.

Southern Maine hosts UMass Dartmouth in a Little East Conference game on Saturday (1:00 p.m.). Husson hosts Maine Maritime on Saturday (3:00 p.m.) in a North Atlantic Conference game.



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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:26 am

UMass Dartmouth Upends Southern Maine 77-68

GORHAM, Maine – Sophomore Bri Hochwarter (Attleboro, Mass.) scored a team-high 24 points off of the bench to help the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs to a 77-68 win over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a Little East Conference women’s basketball game Saturday afternoon at Hill Gymnasium.

With the win, UMass Dartmouth earns its second straight to improve to 9-3 overall and 3-0. Suffering its first LEC loss of the season, USM dips to 2-1 in the conference and 6-7 overall.

In a back-and-forth battle that featured 11 lead changes, UMass Dartmouth had the last word en route to its first win on Hill Gymnasium in the 67 game series between the two schools. Southern Maine leads the series 64-3 after today’s results.

Trailing 58-52 after a three-pointer from USM freshman Kayla Stacy with 10:17 to play, the Corsairs used a 10-0 run over the next four minutes to take control of the game. Hochwarter was instrumental in the run sinking back-to-back threes for six of the Corsairs’ 10 points in the run which was capped by a traditional three-point play from junior Beth Castantini (Newburyport, Mass.).

Junior Megan Pelletier (Winslow, Maine/Messalonskee) ended the Huskies’ scoring drought with a tough layup in the paint to trim it to a 63-60 deficit, but the Corsairs bounced back five straight points to lead 68-60 with 3:33 to play. Pelletier again willed her team back scoring three-of-four free throws to trail 68-63 with 2:29 to go, but the Corsairs finished out the game strong from the free throw line making 9-of-12 from the free throw line for the win.

Hochwarter was 6-of-9 from the field – all from three-point range – and 6-of-6 from the free throw line to lead her team. Sophomore Megan Ronaghan (North Attleboro, Mass.) had 22 points and seven rebounds on 7-for-11 from the field. Castantini added 13 points, and five rebounds.

Pelletier continued her strong play for the Huskies, scoring 32 points and grabbing 11 rebounds, both game-high totals. Pelletier was 10-for-19 from the field and 12-for-15 from the free throw line for her second 30-plus game in a row. Senior Stephanie Gallagher (York, Maine) added 12 points and four assists, while freshman Kayla Stacy (Auburn, N.H./Pinkerton Academy) provided a spark off of the bench with a career-best 12 points on 4-for-8 shooting from three-point range.

Southern Maine hosts Rhode Island College on Tuesday (5:30 p.m.). UMass Dartmouth travels to Eastern Connecticut on Tuesday (5:30 p.m.).



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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:17 am

Huskies’ Rally to Defeat Rhode Island College 56-49

GORHAM, Maine – Junior Megan Pelletier (Winslow, Maine/Messalonskee) scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead the University of Southern Maine Huskies to a 56-49 win over the Rhode Island College Anchormen in a Little East Conference women’s basketball game Tuesday night at Hill Gymnasium.

With the win, Southern Maine improves to 3-1 in the Little East and 7-7 overall. Rhode Island College drops to 1-3 in the conference and 2-11.

Pelletier scored 16 of her 23 points in the second half as Southern Maine overcame a poor first half performance to secure the conference victory and remain tied for first place. Junior Ella Ramonas (Portland, Maine/Deering) added a double-double on 13 points and 10 rebounds, while chipping in with three assists and a game-high four steals. Seniors Rebecca Knight (Alfred, Maine/McAuley) and Taylor Flood (Sanford, Maine) each had seven points. Knight added nine boards to help the Huskies to a 41-34 edge on the glass, while Flood had a game-high four assists.

Freshman Jess Korzec (West Brookfield, Mass./Quaboag Regional) was 6-for-12 from the field for a team-high 13 points to lead RIC. Sophomore Alex Moore (West Newbury, Mass./Pentucket Regional) added 10 points, while junior Devin Hill (Danielson, Conn./Killingly) chipped in with nine points.

The Huskies shot an ice-cold 25.0 percent (6-for-24) from the field in the first half committing 12 turnovers to trail RIC 24-17 at the half. Southern Maine opened the second stanza strong, outscoring RIC 8-2 in the first four minutes to trail 26-24 on a layup from Pelletier. Both teams battled over the next four minutes before Huskies used back-to-back points in the paint from Ramonas and Knight to grab its first lead, 32-31, since the opening minute of the first half.

The score remained close with USM nor RIC grabbing larger than a three points lead over the next several minutes. Pelletier gave USM a 36-33 lead with 7:32 remaining, before Korzec capped an assist from Moore to make it 36-35 on the next Anchormen possession. With its lead in jeopardy, Southern Maine responded with a 9-3 run to grab a 45-38 lead with 4:01 to go. Knight found Gallagher and Pelletier in the paint for back-to-back Huskies’ scores, before RIC’s Moore drained a three for a 40-38 USM advantage. After Moore’s three, Southern Maine scored five straight points on layups from Pelletier and Knight and one of two free throws from Flood.

RIC didn’t go quietly, pulling to within a basket of USM three times in the final minutes, but USM answered each push. Rhode Island College’s final attempt came on a Korzec jumper with 55 seconds to play made it 49-47 in the Huskies’ favor, but USM closed out the game on a 7-2 run for the final. Ramonas connected on a pivotal three-point play after Korzec’s jumper to seal the win.

Southern Maine hosts Eastern Connecticut on Saturday (1:00 p.m.) in a Little East Conference match up. Rhode Island College hosts Plymouth State on Saturday (1:00 p.m.).



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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Jan 18, 2015 8:31 am

Eastern Connecticut Shoots Past Southern Maine 62-44

GORHAM, Maine – Senior Kristina Forsman (Newington, Conn.) scored 14 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the field as the Eastern Connecticut State University Warriors shot 52.2 percent from the field as a team en route to a 62-44 win over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a Little East Conference women’s basketball game Saturday afternoon at Hill Gymnasium.

With the win, Eastern Connecticut improves to 10-5 overall and 4-1 in the LEC. Southern Maine dips to 7-8 overall and 3-2 in the conference with the loss.

Forsman was one of just two Warriors to score in double-digits as ECSU used a balanced offense to down Southern Maine. Sophomore Jordyn Nappi (Southington, Conn./Mercy) added 13 points, while junior Jill Ritrosky (Pittsfield, Mass.) and senior Shannon McCourt (New Fairfield, Conn.) scored eight and nine points respectively.

Junior forward Ella Ramonas (Portland, Maine/Deering) led the Huskies with 12 points. Junior Megan Pelletier (Winslow, Maine/Messalonskee) and senior Stephanie Gallagher (York, Maine) each had 10 points.

Southern Maine led ECSU 9-4 after the first five minutes of play following a layup from Ramonas, but the Warriors surged ahead over the next five minutes to grab a 17-11 lead. After Ramonas’ layup, Nappi canned a three to pull the Warriors to within a basket. Pelletier countered with a bucket in the paint, before ECSU rattled off 10 straight points to assume control.

Gallagher canned a long jumper for USM to make it a two-possession game, 17-13, with 8:39 to go, but the Warriors outscored the Huskies 20-10 to close out the half with a 37-23 halftime lead. The Huskies made six turnovers during the final eight minutes of the half.

Southern Maine clawed its way back into the game, trailing 40-31, with 15:22 on the clock after Gallagher drained a three, but the Warriors responded with an 11-2 run to assume control and never looked back. Five different players scored for Eastern Connecticut in the pivotal run.

Eastern was 24-for-46 from the field and 6-for-15 from three-point range. Conversely, Southern Maine shot just 31.5 percent (17-for-54) from the field.

Southern Maine travels Plymouth State on Tuesday (5:30 p.m.) in a Little East Conference match up. Eastern Connecticut heads to Keene State on Tuesday (5:30 p.m.).



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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:08 am

Southern Maine Survives Panthers in OT 67-61

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Senior Stephanie Gallagher (York, Maine) scored a career-high 17 points to spark the University of Southern Maine Huskies to a 67-61 overtime win over the Plymouth State University Panthers in a Little East Conference women’s basketball game Tuesday night.

With the win Southern Maine evens out its record at 8-8 and improves its Little East Conference standing to 4-2. Plymouth State suffers its fourth consecutive loss to drop to 6-9 overall and 0-5 in the Little East.

Gallagher was not the only Huskies to hit a career-mark in scoring as junior Jillian Madden (North Andover, Mass.) scored a career-best 10 points, including four points in the overtime period. Junior Ella Ramonas (Portland, Maine/Deering) added a team-high 18 points, five rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots. Senior Rebecca Knight (Alfred, Maine/McAuley) added eight points, four assists and a pair of steals.

The Huskies started the game in control and led 6-2 after connecting on its first three attempts, but Plymouth State sophomore Ace Lawrence (Middletown, Conn.) caught fire from beyond the arc to spur her team on. After Ramonas’ layup made it 7-2 in favor of the Huskies, Lawrence scored the Panthers’ next 11 points as part of an 11-2 PSU run. Lawrence’s fourth three of the half made it 18-10 in favor of PSU with 10:32 to play and suddenly USM found itself playing catch up. USM trailed by eight, 22-14, with 8:03 to play, before outscoring the Panthers 10-6 down the stretch to trail 28-24.

In the second half, USM opened with seven straight points to grab its first lead since early in the second half. Gallagher and Knight combined for the seven points, with Gallagher sinking an opening layup, before Knight connected on a pair of free throws to knot the score up at 28-28. Knight came up with a steal and then found Gallagher for a cutting layup and she converted the traditional three-point play for a 31-30 USM lead with 16:17 remaining.

Both teams then settled into a back-and-forth contest. USM led 36-35 after another set of Knight free throws, before the Panthers made a 10-2 run to snag a 45-38 lead midway through the half. Senior Kelley Collins (Groveton, N.H.) and Lawrence each connected on threes in the run. USM countered however and outscored the Panthers 17-4 over the next eight minutes to lead 55-49 with 1:24 to play. Four different players scored in the run for the Huskies led by eight points from Ramonas.

Facing a six-point deficit and a shortage in clock, PSU forced overtime with a three from Collins and timely offensive rebounding and free throw shooting from sophomore Kayla Wyland (Melrose, Mass.) down the stretch.

In overtime, the Huskies’ struck first as Madden sank her second three of the game for a 59-56 lead after a pair of missed possessions on either side of the ball. PSU sophomore Savannah Miller (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West) countered with a long jumper before Gallagher hit a layup with 2:49 left for a 61-58 USM advantage. However, Lawrence again delivered for the Panthers with a game-tying three with 1:59 to go, but it was the last points of the stanza for PSU as USM got the defensive stops it needed to hold on for the win.

‘ Lawrence, who entered the game shooting 25.0 percent from three-point range, finished with a game-high 24 points for the Panthers shooting 6-for-12 from the three. Wyland added 12 points and a team-high eight rebounds.

Southern Maine hosts Western Connecticut State on Saturday (1:00 p.m.) in a Little East Conference match up. Plymouth State travels to UMass Dartmouth on Saturday (1:00 p.m.) for a conference game.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:14 am

Western Connecticut Pulls Away from Southern Maine in Second Half, 73-52

GORHAM, Maine – Senior Caroline Brasa (East Hartford, Conn./East Catholic) scored a career-high 29 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University Colonials to a 73-52 win over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a Little East Conference women’s basketball Saturday at Hill Gymnasium.

With the win, the Colonials 11-5 overall and 3-4 in the Little East Conference. Southern Maine falls to 8-9 with the loss and 4-3 in the conference. The two teams have split their season series.

Brasa was an outstanding 11-for-15 from the field en route to her career and game total. She added a team-high seven rebounds. Sophomore Colleen Cosker (East Hartford, Conn./Cheney Tech) added 20 points on 8-for-13 shooting, adding four assists.

Senior Stephanie Gallagher (York, Maine) and junior Ella Ramonas (Portland, Maine/Deering) each had 10 points for Southern Maine, while freshman Miranda Nicely (Farmington, Maine/Mt. Blue).

The game was closely played in the first half with the Colonials holding a slim 35-31 edge at the break. Brasa scored 16 of her 29 points in the first half. Western Connecticut shot 53.6 percent (15-for-28), while the Huskies connected on 50.0 percent (12-for-24).

In the second half, Southern Maine’s shooting percentage dropped to 33.3 percent and the Colonials opened the half on a 11-4 run to grab a double-digit, 46-35 lead at the break. The Colonials maintained their advantage, leading 55-44 with 9:27 to play and then added a 7-0 run to break open the game and lead 62-44 with 6:00 to play. Brasa and Cosker combined to score all seven of the Colonials points in the run.

Southern Maine returns to action on Tuesday (5:30 p.m.) when it travels to UMass Boston for its next contest.



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