PAXTON, Mass: The Anna Maria Women's Basketball Team was defeated by Emmanuel College in conference action this afternoon 53-86 in the Fuller Center.
The Saints (10-4, 2-0 GNAC) came out with a full court press that they maintained throughout the entire contest, causing the AMCATS (4-12, 1-2 GNAC) to have thirty-three turnovers. Emmanuel also balanced their scoring throughout the team, as they finished with four players in double digits.
Anna Maria was able to settle down in the second half and came up just short in points for the half 32-35. The AMCATS had three athletes in double digits, with Sierra Johnson (Brocketon, Mass.) being the game leading scorer with sixteen points.
Top Performers for the Saints
Jamad Fiin: 13 points, 3 steals, 2 assists, and 4 rebounds,
Molly DeBettencourt: 13 points, 2 steals, and 4 rebounds,
Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda: 12 points, 1 steal, 2 assists, and 7 rebounds (tied game high),
Kayla Weaver: 12 points, 3 steals, 3 assists, 2 rebounds.
Top Performers for Anna Maria
Sierra Johnson: 16 points (game high), 2 steals, 2 assists, 7 rebounds (tied game high),
Sienna Johnson (Brockton, Mass.): 14 points and 3 rebounds,
Amber Wilson (New York, NY): 11 points, 2 assists, and 1 rebound.
Inside the Numbers
Shooting Percentage: AMC 34%, EC 45.7%,
3-Point Percentage: AMC 13.3%, EC 31.6%,
Free Throw Percentage: AMC 88.2%, EC 72.7%,
Rebounds: AMC 35, EC 43,
Assists: AMC 9, EC 24,
Steals: AMC 8, EC 20,
Turnovers: AMC 33, EC 20.
The AMCATS will be back next Thursday at home against Regis, with action starting at 7 PM.