The Wells College women's basketball team opened its 2018-19 season with a home game Saturday, Nov. 10 and fell by a score of 74-69 against D'Youville College. Carley Ryan scored 33 points and Shelby Medovich added 20 points for the Express.
Wells held a 17-14 lead after the first quarter as Medovich scored nine in the opening quarter on four made field goals. Wells was 7-for-11 from the floor in the second quarter and built a 10-point lead with 6:31 remaining in the second at 26-16 following consecutive baskets from Carley Ryan. D'Youville answered with a spurt and Wells held a 38-36 lead at halftime.
D'Youville outscored Wells 22-15 in the third quarter and built its largest lead of 11 points in the fourth quarter. The Spartans held on for a five-point win.
Ryan and Medovich had double-doubles in the game. In addition to her 33 points, Ryan pulled down 10 rebounds and had five assists. Medovich had a team-best 11 rebounds to go with her 20 points. Diamonne Harris scored seven points.
Wells continues its season with a Tuesday, Nov. 13 game at Alfred State at 5:30 p.m.