HOW IT HAPPENED
RIC junior guard Margaret
McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) scored eight points to go along
with three rebounds.
Freshman guard Brooke Young
(West Warwick, RI) notched six points and two boards in the
setback for the Anchorwomen.
Sophomore forward Cam Hendricks
(Glastonbury, CT) led the way for Amherst with 10 points and
Senior forward Hannah Hackley
(Westford, MA) registered 10 points, while sophomore guard
Hannah Fox (Plymouth Meeting, PA) notched seven points and a
game-high 10 rebounds, in the win for the Mammoths.
Amherst controlled the action early
and took its first double-digit advantage of the contest when a
layup by sophomore guard Madeline Eck (Rye, NY) made the
score 15-4 with 2:24 left in the first quarter. The Mammoths took
the 19-6 lead heading into the first intermission.
The Anchorwomen chipped away at the
lead in the second quarter and outscored the Mammoths in the stanza
by a 12-10 margin, with Amherst eventually taking a 29-18 lead
heading into the locker room at halftime.
Amherst added to its lead
throughout the third quarter before taking the 45-21 lead after
three quarters of play.
The visiting Mammoths then cruised
to the 55-28 victory.