HOW IT HAPPENED
• RIC sophomore guard Jordyn
Gauvin (Fall River, MA) notched 12 points, nine rebounds and six
• Senior guard Jessa Rubera
(Newton, MA) added seven points, five rebounds and two assists
in the setback for the Anchorwomen.
• Junior guard Jess Conant
(Canton, ME) led the way for Plymouth State, narrowly missing a
double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds.
• Junior forward Cassidy Emerson
(Concord, NH) also nearly recorded a double-double for the
Panthers, posting eight points and nine boards.
• The two teams battled back and
forth throughout the first quarter with Plymouth State taking an
18-13 advantage at the first intermission.
• The visiting Panthers led by as
many as eight points in the second quarter when a layup from junior
guard Debra Morrill (Concord, NH) made the score 28-20 with
2:02 left in the half. Plymouth State held a 28-25 lead at halftime.
• RIC chipped away at the lead in the
third quarter and took a 33-31 advantage on a three-pointer from
McCaffrey with 3:18 left in the stanza. The Anchorwomen led by
three, 40-37, after three quarters of action.
• Plymouth State opened the fourth
quarter on a 10-0 run and held a 47-40 lead after a layup from
freshman forward Elizabeth McLaughlin (Melvin Village, NH)
with 5:31 remaining in the contest.
• RIC trimmed the lead to just three
points when a pair of free throws from Rubera put the score at 51-48
with 1:41 left on the clock.
• The Anchorwomen had several chances
down the stretch to tie the contest, which included a missed
three-pointer at the buzzer, as Plymouth State held on for the