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Women's Basketball Defeated by Endicott

Credit: Kayla Buck
Credit: Kayla Buck

THE BASICS 

Score: Endicott 68 Emerson 61

Records: Emerson Lions (1-7); Endicott Gulls (2-2)

Location: Beverly MA (MacDonald Gym)

Date: November 22, 2022

The Lead: Senior Chelsea Gibbons recorded a double-double, but a big second half allowed Endicott to push past the Emerson Women's Basketball team on Tuesday evening at MacDonald Gym.

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 


EMERSON

Chelsea Gibbons: 11 points and 10 rebounds

Devin Hill: 13 points and 9 rebounds

Olivia Deslauriers: 12 points and 4 assists

 

ENDICOTT

Tara Laugeni: 18 points and 10 rebounds

Emily St. Thomas: 13 points and 10 rebounds

Sarah Dempsey: 17 points and 9 rebounds

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • The Lions outscored Endicott by a 17-4 margin in the opening quarter of Tuesday night's matchup. Emerson spread out the scoring in the quarter as they got contributions from Carla Pelino, Olivia Deslauriers, Devin Hill, Ava Salti, and Ella Bushee. Overall, the Lion shot 8-18 from the field during the first quarter.
  • The Gulls would put together a strong second quarter and outscore the Lions by a 17-14 margin, but going into halftime, the Lions held a 10-point lead; 31-21.
  • During the first half, Emerson shot 14-38 (36.8%) from the field including 1-7 (14.3%) from three-point distance while Endicott shot 10-33 (30.3%) from the field and 0-4 from behind the line.
  • The second half was a different story for the Gulls as they shot 17-34 (50%) from the field and 5-11 (45.5%) from beyond the arc in the final 20 minutes. Cassie Caldwell scored all of her 16 points during the second half, drilling four three-pointers.
  • The Lions offense was only able to convert on 12 of 36 attempts in the final 20 minutes including shooting 2 of 7 from beyond the arc. The Gulls hot second half allowed them to close the first half gap that the Lions had built and secure a 68-61 victory.

 

UP NEXT

The Lions enjoy some time off before returning to the Brown and Plofker Gym to host UMASS Boston on Tuesday, November 29 at 7pm.