Hartford, Conn. - Senior tri-captain center Christine Card (Waterbury, Conn.) recorded game-highs of 14 points and eight blocked shots to lead the Trinity College Bantams to an 85-46 win over the Simmons College Sharks in women's basketball action this evening at Oosting Gymnasium. Trinity improves to 3-1, while the Sharks fall to 3-2 with their first loss in three games.
Trinity jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the first four minutes, but found itself trailing, 12-11, at the 12-minute mark after a three-point bucket by Shark senior tri-captain guard Julianna Eagles (Quincy, Mass.). Trinity outscored the Sharks, 22-4, for the remainder of the first half to go into the break ahead, 33-16, and shot 54.1 percent from the field in the second stanza. Bantam sophomore guard Michelle Royals (Torrington, Conn.) scored 12 points, while junior center Molly McGlynn (Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.) had 11 points with four rebounds, and freshman guard Carly Napier (Pittsford, N.Y.) added 10 points. Junior guard Kristen Fahey (Cumberland, R.I.) and sophomore guard Kaitlin Ciarleglio (Waterbury, Conn.) each dished out six assists for the Bantams. Sophomore guard Jessica Thomas (East Sandwich, Mass.) notched 11 points, five rebounds, and three assists, while freshman forward Emily Thomas (Cheshire, Conn.) added 10 points for Simmons.