February 19, 2013

Colby-Sawyer defeats Lyndon 71-46 in NAC Quarterfinals

NEW LONDON, N.H. – The Colby-Sawyer College women's basketball team defeated Lyndon, 71-46 in a North Atlantic Conference quarterfinal contest Tuesday.

Colby-Sawyer was led by Ashley Fruzzetti who scored 12 points all via the three-point shot. Cailin Bullett and Taylor DeSanty each scored 11 points. Bullett added a game-high 10 assists. Mari Meserve chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds off the bench.

Dannika Dobrowski (Plainfield, Vt.) led the Hornets with 12 points off the bench. She added eight rebounds. Donna Lawson (Irasburg, Vt.) scored eight points, grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds and added three blocks.

Lyndon jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead, but the Chargers stormed back over the next four minutes with a 14-0 run capped by a Fruzzetti trey. The Colby-Sawyer advantage hovered around six points through the midway point of the half, but it would balloon to 14 after a 12-5 run capped by a Meserve layup gave the Chargers a 38-24 lead at the break.

Colby-Sawyer controlled the pace in the second half and did not let Lyndon get closer than 15 points. The largest lead of the game came at the 6:29 mark when Kelsey Bragdon connected on a jumper to give Colby-Sawyer a 65-35 edge.

Colby-Sawyer outrebounded the Hornets 46-30, but could only muster six second chance points.