Chargers earn 74-62 win over Lyndon
NEW LONDON, N.H. –The Colby-Sawyer College women's basketball team earned its 10th straight victory with a 74-62 triumph over Lyndon in North Atlantic Conference play. Colby-Sawyer improves to 13-4 overall and unbeaten in the NAC at 10-0, while the Hornets drop to 5-11 overall and 3-8 in conference.
Cailin Bullett, Sammi Lehr and Kelsey Cahill each recorded a double-double for the Chargers. Bullett had 16 points, 11 rebounds and a game-high seven assists. Cahill scored 13 points and brought down a game-high 15 boards and Lehr added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Taylor DeSanty led all players with 21 points.
Donna Lawson (Irasburg, Vt.) recorded a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds for Lyndon. She also had a game-high five blocked shots. Emily Gray (Quincy, Mass.) scored 13 points, and Aimee Thompson (Bradford, Vt.) pulled in 10 rebounds.
Colby-Sawyer held its biggest lead - 13 points - after a layup from Haley Gisonno ended a 7-1 run to put the Chargers in front 38-25. The Chargers then led again by 13 at the half 42-29. Bullett and DeSanty each scored 11 for Colby-Sawyer, while Lawson poured in 14 points for Lyndon in the opening 20 minutes of play.
The Chargers would go in front by 17 points with 7:58 left to play in the second, before the Hornets slowly chipped away eventually cutting the deficit to nine. Colby-Sawyer made its free throws down the stretch to put the game away for good at 74-62.
Colby-Sawyer controlled the glass 58-44 and held a 14-2 edge in second chance points. The Chargers also did most of their offensive work in the paint, outscoring the Hornets 32-14.