Trinity Women's Basketball Clobbers Smith To Complete Fall Semester
Northampton, Mass. - The visiting Trinity College Bantams opened the game on a 17-3 run on their way to a 64-40 win over Smith College in women's basketball action this afternoon. Trinity improves to 7-3 and Smith drops to 5-5.
The Bantams shot 58.6% in the first half and limited the Pioneers to just seven first-half baskets to snap Smith's two game winning streak. Amanda Zakoske opened the game with a jumper on the opening possession, but Trinity reeled off nine straight points, as Kaitlin Ciarleglio nailed a three and set up Molly McGlynn for a basket, and Rebecca Cohn and Kristen Fahey both knocked down jumpers for a 9-2 lead. After a foul shot from Devon Quattrocchi, Trinity employed a 8-0 burst capped by two free throws from Carly Napier that boosted the Bantams' lead to 17-3. Smith pulled within 12 on a layup by Zakoske with 7:30 left in the first half, only to see Trinity hit their final five shots of the period to go into halftime with a 41-17 lead. Trinity led by at least 22 points for the entire second half. Drummond led Smith with 12 points and a team high seven rebounds. Cohn and Napier led the way with 12 points apiece for Trinity, who won the battle of the boards 44-34. Cohn led the way with nine boards.