UNE storms past Women's Basketball


BIDDEFORD, Maine – The Becker College women's basketball team lost 69-47 at the University of New England on Monday night at the Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford, Maine.

November 12, 2018
Harold Alfond Forum, Biddeford, Maine
Score: UNE 69, Becker 47
Records: UNE (1-0) | Becker (1-2)

• Becker senior forward Adrianna Dowdy (East Haven, Conn. / Hill Regional Career) scored 15 points while pulling down eight boards and shooting 50 percent from the floor. The team captain also tallied a block and an assist.
• Becker junior guard Cassidy Harrison (Foxborough, Mass. / Foxborough) added nine points for the Hawks.

• Five different players scored during the initial stretch, and the hosts maintained an advantage of at least five points the rest of the way. The Nor'easters held a 20-12 cushion through the 1st quarter and 38-24 at the half, but a quick five had the Hawks back within nine (41-32) nearing the middle of the 3rd. However, by the time the first basket of the 4th went through for UNE, the spread was up to 20 (54-34).
• Ashley Coneys (Dover, N.H.) paced a balanced winning side with 12 points. The Nor'easters (1-0) received 10 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and four steals from Jocelyn Chaput (Nashua, N.H.), and another 10 points and five boards out of Sadie Nelson (Windham, Maine). Newcomer Sabrina Johnson (Merrimack, N.H.) added eight points and six caroms, while classmate Abby Cavallaro (South Portland, Maine) chipped in with seven points and three steals.
• Chaput, Nelson, and Johnson combined evenly for 15 of UNE's 19 offensive rebounds, which translated into 18 second-chance points. The hosts posted a 37-21 edge on the glass, and the Nor'easters also converted 26 Becker turnovers into 33 points going the other direction.

The Hawks will be back on the court on Wednesday when they head up the road to Anna Maria College for a 6:00 p.m. game.

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