MILTON, Mass. – Roger Williams easily handled Curry College, 73-46, in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) women's basketball action Wednesday night in Milton. The Hawks improved to 18-4 on the season and 13-2 in conference play, while the Colonels fell to 13-9 overall and 9-6 in CCC contests.
Roger Williams took its biggest lead of the first frame (31-18) after senior Ari Renwick (Westwood, Mass.) converted a layup. Curry sophomore Shannon Griffith (West Hartford, Conn.) concluded the first half scoring with a three-point play, trimming the deficit to 10 (31-21) heading into the break.
In the second half, the Hawks shot 51.9% and outscored the Colonels by 17 points (42-25). Roger Williams claimed its largest lead of the game (73-42) after sophomore Rachel Battista (Johnston, R.I.) sank a three-pointer with 2:49 left in the game.
Senior Kaitlyn Bovee (Berlin, Conn.) led the Hawks with a double-double, recording 25 points and 11 rebounds. Renwick added 12 points, while Battista had 10.
Both teams return to CCC action on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., as the Hawks host Wentworth, while the Colonels travel to Endicott.