PAXTON, Mass: The Anna Maria Women's Basketball team was defeated by the Owls of Keene State this afternoon in non-conference action 62-48 in Keene NH.
The Owls (1-0) had nine people score in the contest with just two players in double digits. Samira Sangare led Keene State in scoring with 12-points, just two above Lilly Shlimon who put up 10-points, while coming off the bench. Shlimon also had the team high in rebounds, finishing the game with 7 boards.
The AMCATS (0-1) were led by Sienna and Sierra Johnson (Brockton, Mass.) as they were the only two players in double digits scoring. Sienna had a game high 13-points going 5-16 from the field and 2-2 from behind the three-point line. Sierra finished with 12-points in the contest, along with 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Johanna Burke (Oxford, Conn.) finished the contest with a game high 13 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4-points.
Inside the Numbers
Field Goal percentage: Anna Maria 34%, Keene 33%
3-point percentage: Anna Maria 44%, Keene 18%
Free Throw Percentage: Anna Maria 40%, Keene 79%
Rebounds: Anna Maria 45, Keene 32
Turnovers: Anna Maria 27, Keene 11
Keene State will be in the KSC Tip-Off tournament championship at 3:00 PM against Maine Maritime.
Anna Maria will be back on the court to play Newbury College at 1:00 PM tomorrow to play in the consolation game to finish out the KSC Tip-Off Tournament.