HOLYOKE, Mass. - Three different players scored in the double-figures to lead the Regis College women's basketball team to a 59-36 win over Bay Path College in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action on Tuesday evening.
Freshman forward Amanda Hawkesworth (Abington, Mass.) led the Pride with 13 points and seven rebounds. Junior guard Janaya Bradley (New Haven, Conn.) wasn't far behind with 12 points and three rebounds, while sophomore forward Michaela Maguire (Revere, Mass.) finished with ten points.
The Wildcats' senior forward Kayla Skiffington (East Longmeadow, Mass.) led all players with a game high 17 points.
Regis outhustled Bay Path under the boards with 55 rebounds to 34 for the night. Junior guard Emilee Marro (Bedford, N.H.) garnered a game-high ten boards to go along with eight points. Bay Path's senior guard Justine Hook (Berwick, Penn.) and junior forward Katherine Chabot (Brookfield, Mass.) each finished with six rebounds.
The Pride went on a scoring tear in the final seven minutes of the first half while holding the Wildcats to just 11 points until Skiffington broke up the dry spell in the final minute by hitting a jumper. Regis led 36-15 at the half.
The Wildcats picked up their intensity in the second stanza and gave the Pride all they had, but Regis was able to hang on for the win.
The Wildcats will be back in action on Thursday, January 9th at Lesley for an 8:00 p.m. tip-off, while Regis hosts Elms at 6:00 p.m., also on Thursday. Regis is now 7-4 overall and 4-0 in the NECC, while Bay Path is 3-8 on the season and 2-2 in conference play.
Release courtesy of Bay Path Sports Information