Women's Basketball Thumps Anna Maria in Regular Season Finale

Women's Basketball Thumps Anna Maria in Regular Season Finale

Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College women's basketball team cruised to a 91-45 victory on Tuesday night over the Anna Maria Amcats in the Bantams regular season finale in Oosting Gymnasium in Hartford. Trinity finishes the regular season with a 13-10 overall record while the Amcats fall to 5-19. The evening also marked the final home game in the careers of senior co-captains Sheena Landy (Durham, Conn.) and Kaitlin Lewis (Demarest, N.J.), who combined for 17 points.

Sophomore Courtney Erickson (Everett, Mass.) paced Trinity statistically with a 21 point, 13 rebound effort, followed by first-year Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) who finished with 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting and nine rebounds. Landy registered a game-high seven assists to match the Amcats team total for the game and also finished with three steals while Lewis chipped in 11 points for the Bantams. Anna Maria was led by Christina Gauvin (Dudley, Mass.) who had a team-high 12 points, and Kristina Russo (South Windsor, Conn.) who also finished in double-digits with 10 points.

Trinity jumped out to an 18-9 lead after the first quarter of play, led by Erickson who scored eight early points out of the gate. The Bantams shot 46.7% in the first half, including 4-for-7 from beyond the arc as they opened up a 42-28 lead entering the locker rooms. Russo was the lone Amcat to score more than five points in the first 20 minutes of the game as both teams recorded seven turnovers by the break.

The Bantams kept their foot on the gas in the second half, allowing just 17 total points from Anna Maria in the final 20 minutes. Erickson added eight points in the second half while Kabari and sophomore Becky Reifler (Garden City, N.Y.) added six apiece. Trinity dominated on the glass, out-rebounding the Amcats, 53-18, in the game, including a 27-7 advantage in the third and fourth quarter.