UMF downs GMC in Play4Kay game, 82-56

UMF downs GMC in Play4Kay game, 82-56

FARMINGTON, Maine – The University of Maine at Farmington freshman Kennadi Grover finished with a team-best 13 points and 7 rebounds to help lead the women's basketball team to an 82-56 win over Green Mountain College in North Atlantic Conference action at Dearborn Gymnasium on Friday night.

UMaine-Farmington now holds a 9-13 overall record and a winning 8-7 record in the NAC, while Green Mountain College falls to 1-19 overall, 0-16 in the NAC. With the win, UMF remains in the hunt for a home quarter-final playoff game.

Junior Lindsay Ranquist chipped in 12 points, shooting 4-of-5 from three-point range, while sophomore Meghan Smith added 10 points with 3 of her 4 rebounds helping out on the offensive end. Sophomore Elizabeth Ferry also grabbed 6 boards for the Beavers.

For Green Mountain College, Amber Heath led in scoring with 21 points, hitting 5-of-12 from outside the arc. Torie Cowell wasn't far behind with 18 points, Allison Wadsworth netted 16 points, and Virginia Anderson had a team-high 11 rebounds in the Eagles' effort.

The closest Green Mountain got within reach of UMaine-Farmington was at 12:01in the first half with a layup by Heath to cut the deficit to 13 points. The Beavers responded just over a minute later with a Grover layup, and they never looked in their rear-view on the road to victory.

Green Mountain will play at Thomas College on Saturday at 1:00 p.m., while UMaine-Farmington will face Castleton State College on Saturday as well with the Beaver-Spartan battle beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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