PAXTON, Mass: The Anna Maria Women's Basketball Team was victorious this afternoon against conference opponent Lasell College 69-56 in Newton, Massachusetts.
The Lasers (5-11, 0-4 GNAC) Amanda Ortiz was able to keep them in the game as she scored a game high 25 points. Meg Carroll fell just short of a Double-Double with 10 points and 9 rebounds while coming off of the bench.
The AMCATS (6-14, 3-4 GNAC) were able to bounce back from a quiet second and third quarter to outscore Lasell 27-15 to secure the win. Amber Wilson (New York, NY) led the team with 20 points and 6 rebounds. Sierra Johnson (Brockton Mass.) contributed 13 points of her own along with 4 rebounds. Johanna Burke (Oxford, Mass.) tied the game high in rebounds with 9 to add to her 11 points. Shannon Hofmiller (Oxford, CT) ended the game with 11 points and 6 rebounds both coming as season highs for the senior.
Top Performers for the Lasers
Amanda Ortiz: 25 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists,
Meg Carroll: 10 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, and 1 assist,
Breanna Muir: 7 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, and 2 assists.
Top Performers for the AMCATS
Amber Wilson: 20 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists,
Sierra Johnson: 13 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist
Johanna Burke: 11 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals,
Shannon Hofmiller: 11 points, 6 rebounds, and 1 block.
Inside the Numbers
Shooting Percentage: AMC 41.8%, LC 29.9%,
3-Point Percentage: AMC 33.3%, LC 12.5%,
Free Throw Percentage: AMC 60.7%, LC 59.1%,
Rebounds: AMC 52, LC 35,
Assists: AMC 17, LC 7,
Steals: AMC 7, LC 14
Turnovers AMC 24, LC 13
Anna Maria will be back next Thursday as they will take on Norwich University in conference play, with tipoff scheduled for 6 PM.