Trinity Women's Basketball Wins At Crosstown Rival St. Joseph

West Hartford, Conn. – Senior tri-captain guard Michelle Royals (Torrington, Conn.) scored 18 points and junior guard Carly Napier (Pittsford, N.Y.) had 13 points, as the visiting Trinity College Bantams defeated the St. Joseph College Bluejays, 69-64, this evening in women's basketball action at the O’Connell Center.  Trinity improved to 10-12 , while St. Joseph is now 14-9.  Mary Hyde (Derby, Conn.) had 18 points and six assists for St. Joseph, Devon Diliberto (Waterbury, Conn.) scored 14 and Heather Framski (Prospect, Conn.) had 11 points and nine rebounds. 

The game was much different than the school’s last meeting, won by Trinity, 86-18 on Jan. 6, 2010, as there were 14 lead changes and six ties. Trinity’s biggest lead of the night was seven points at 46-39 with 16:16 to play; The Blue Jays biggest advantage was five at 53-48 with 6:31 left.  Trinity whittled away its final deficit and took the lead for good at 61-60 on the second of two free throws from sophomore forward Taylor Murtaugh (New York, N.Y.) with 3:30 to play. Napier made a jumper with 3:00 left and a three-pointer 14 seconds later to give the Bantams breathing room.  Trinity had 16 offensive rebounds and had 17 second-chance points to 10 for Saint Joseph. The Bantams scored 25 points off 24 Blue Jays turnovers, while Saint Joseph managed 12 points off 17 Trinity turnovers.

box score

Nov 20, 2014
Final
Women's Basketball
27
Trinity (Conn.)
60
at Eastern Conn. St.
Nov 16, 2014
Final
Women's Basketball
48
Trinity (Conn.)
68
vs. Cortland St.
@ Skidmore
Skidmore Tip-Off Tournament
Nov 15, 2014
Final
Women's Basketball
65
Trinity (Conn.)
62
at Skidmore
Skidmore Tip-Off Tournament
Mar 1, 2014
Final
Women's Basketball
47
Trinity (Conn.)
57
at Tufts
NESCAC Semifinals
Feb 22, 2014
Final
Women's Basketball
76
Connecticut Col.
79
at Trinity (Conn.)
Click here for Composite Schedule
Nov 22, 2014
1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Western Conn. St.
at Trinity (Conn.)
Nov 25, 2014
5:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Trinity (Conn.)
at Keene St.
Dec 4, 2014
7:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Trinity (Conn.)
at Connecticut Col.
Dec 6, 2014
1:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Anna Maria
at Trinity (Conn.)
Jan 3, 2015
4:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Trinity (Conn.)
vs. Ramapo
@ Gwynedd Mercy
Gwynedd Mercy Holiday Tournament
Click here for Composite Schedule
Bantam Videos
Please wait while the video player loads...
More Videos
Photo Gallery

View: Mobile | Desktop