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Women's Basketball Defeats Eastern Nazarene

Credit: Benny Guevara
Credit: Benny Guevara


Score: Emerson 81, Eastern Nazarene 74

Records: Emerson Lions (4-10); Eastern Nazarene Lions (12-2)

Location: Quincy, Mass. (Lahue Athletic Center)

Date: January 10, 2023

The Lead: The Emerson Lions Women's Basketball team was led by double-doubles by Chelsea Gibbons, Devin Hill, and Ella Bushee as they defeated the Lions of Eastern Nazarene on Tuesday evening at Lahue Athletic Center in Quincy, MA.




Chelsea Gibbons: 21 points and 11 rebounds

Devin Hill: 21 points and 10 rebounds

Ella Bushee: 16 points and 10 rebounds



Alondra Jiminez: 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 8 assists

Ashley Quigley: 15 points and 9 rebounds

Delaney Walker: 15 points and 4 assists

Anaira Ayala: 14 points



  • The Lions offense struggled in the first quarter, only converting 6 0f 21 attempts (28.6%), including only converting one of eight three pointers. Senior Chelsea Gibbons kept Emerson close by dropping 7 of her game-high 21 points in the first 10 minutes.
  • Eastern Nazarene shot well from the field in the first quarter. Converting on eight of sixteen shots (50%), including knocking down three shots from behind the arc. Eastern Nazarene held a 20-14 lead after one quarter.
  • The second quarter saw Emerson's offense come to life; led by Sophomore Devin Hill. Hill dropped in 7 of her game-high 21 points to help bring Emerson to within four points of Eastern Nazarene. At the end of two quarters, Eastern Nazarene led by a score of 42-38.
  • Hill continued to light it up in the third quarter as she went 4-4 from the field, scoring 8 more points. Eastern Nazarene's Delaney Walker matched Hill with 8 points of her own, but Emerson was able to take a 61-60 lead after three quarters.
  • Gibbons again led Emerson in the fourth quarter, scoring 6 more points and pulling down 7 of her game-high 11 rebounds. Emerson outscored Eastern Nazarene 20-14 in the fourth quarter and 43-32 in the second half; helping them secure an 81-74 victory on Tuesday night.



  • The Lions open their NEWMAC schedule as they head to Mount Holyoke on Saturday, January 14th for a 2pm tip off.