Polar Bears get past Beavers

Polar Bears get past Beavers

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Bowdoin College ran past the University of Maine at Farmington 75-39 in non-conference women's basketball action tonight at Morrell Gymnasium.

The Beavers (4-9) are scheduled to visit Husson University on Thursday. The men's game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. followed by the women's. The Polar Bears improved.

Bowdoin had four players in double figures, led by 13 off the bench from Allie Piscina to go with four steals and two blocks. Jill Henrikson had 12 points and six rebounds, Sarah Binkhorst pitched in 11 and Ellery Gould posted 10 for the Polar Bears, who connected on 50 percent of their shots for the game (28-56).

The Beavers were paced by 10 points from Lindsay Ranquist (Owls Head, Maine). Holly Oliver (Belgrade Lakes, Maine) added seven points off the bench in the loss, while Bianca Stoutamyer (Madison, Maine) snared a game-high seven rebounds and Paige Saunders (Surry, Maine) blocked four shots.

The Polar Bears jumped ahead 12-0 and extended their lead to 23-4 midway through the opening period. Bowdoin led by as many as 22 before a late Farmington run trimmed the lead to 36-21 at the break. The Polar Bears put the game out of reach by hitting 15 of 22 shots they took in the second period (68.2 percent).

Bowdoin held a 42-31 edge on the glass and limited Farmington to 26.9 percent shooting for the game. The Polar Bears won their eighth straight in the series and improve to 28-13 all-time against the Beavers, having won 13 of the last 14 meetings dating back to 1998.


 Lindsay Ranquist  Holly Oliver  Bianca Stoutamyer  Paige Saunders  Kenni Norton