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Women's Basketball Absorbs a Conference Loss at Endicott, 65-42

Women's Basketball Absorbs a Conference Loss at Endicott, 65-42

BEVERLY, Mass. – Senior guard Kelsey Cuddy (Madison, Conn.) recorded her second double-double of the season (game-high 21 points, game-high 12 rebounds) in the Endicott women's basketball team's 65-42 win over visiting Curry College Tuesday night inside MacDonald Gymnasium.

Curry built a 17-10 edge in the first quarter with 3:59 to play for their largest lead of the game, but Endicott used a 27-0 run spanning nearly the next 13 minutes to take a commanding 37-17 advantage on Cuddy's layup with 1:54 remaining in the first half.

Endicott went into halftime up 37-21 as Cuddy led the floor with 15 points and never looked back as the Gulls extended their lead to as much as 25 points with 1:53 left in the third quarter.

Eight different Gulls scored as the team cruised to its fourth consecutive win.

 BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Cuddy tied a career-high with 12 rebounds.
  • Cuddy has six games this season with 20+ points.
  • Junior forward Sarah Hood (Burlington, Mass.) chipped in 10 points for her eighth game this season in double figures.
  • Sophomore guard Gabriella Coppola (Watertown, Mass.) was just shy of a triple-double as she added six points, nine rebounds and nine assists.
  • The Gulls are on a season-high four-game win streak.

FOR THE COLONELS

  • Senior center/forward Shannon Griffith (West Hartford, Conn.) and senior guard/forward Kerry White (Windham, N.H.) grabbed a team-leading eight rebounds apiece.
  • Freshman guard Emily Irwin (Billerica, Mass.) scored a team-leading 13 points.

NOTES

  • Endicott is 22-6 all-time and 12-1 at home versus Curry dating back prior to the 2002 season.
  • The Gulls won, 77-62, in Milton, Mass. in the most recent meeting before today on Jan. 5, 2016.

WHAT'S NEXT

Both teams hit the hardwood again on Saturday, February 6 at 1:00 p.m. Endicott (13-7, 11-2 CCC) heads to Roger Williams, while Curry (9-11, 6-7 CCC) hosts the University of New England. 

(Recap Courtesy of Endicott Sports Information)

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