(Utica, N.Y.)─ The SUNYIT women's basketball team opened the second half against Wells College with a 20-8 run and never looked backed defeating the Express 70-48 in North Eastern Athletic Conference action Wednesday evening in Utica. The loss drops the Express to 2-10 (2-8 NEAC) while the Wildcats improve to 8-3 (7-2 NEAC).
Ashley Roser paced the Express with a game high 19 points and nine rebounds, while Rachel Mattraw chipped in with 12 points and Kristen Ryan added 10 points to round out the scoring for Wells.
Tamara Williams led the Wildcats with 14 points and six rebounds while teammate Lyndsey Brognano added 14 points of her own to go along with four assists and two steals.
Defense reigned in the first half with the Express shooting 27 percent from the floor while SUNYIT finished just 32 percent from the field as the Wildcats entered the break with a slim 28-20 lead.
SUNYIT turned things around in the second half, opening with 20-8 run that would extend their lead to 20 with 14:10 to play. The lead would prove to be too much to overcome for the Express as the Wildcats cruised to victory.
Wells returns to action on Saturday against NEAC opponent Penn. St. Berks with the game set to tip at 1 p.m. in Reading, Pa.
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February 13, 2011 ROSER FINISHES WITH 32 POINTS AND 31 REBOUNDS IN OT VICTORY
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February 5, 2011 WILDCATS HOLD OFF EXPRESS
February 3, 2011 COBLESKILL CONTAINS EXPRESS
January 29, 2011 STORM TOP EXPRESS FOR TENTH STRAIGHT
January 24, 2011 ROSER EARNS THIRD NEAC STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK AWARD
January 22, 2011 EXPRESS SNAP SIX GAME SKID WITH WIN OVER WILDCATS
January 20, 2011 DEFENSE LEADS SAXONS PAST EXPRESS
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January 16, 2011 PENN ST.-ABINGTON CRUISES TO VICTORY
January 15, 2011 PENN ST.-BERKS ROLLS TO VICTORY OVER EXPRESS
January 12, 2011 WILDCATS SINK EXPRESS
January 9, 2011 ST. ELIZABETH SOARS PAST EXPRESS
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November 15, 2010 WELLS DROPS SEASON OPENER TO HARTWICK
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