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Women's Basketball Sets Program Record for Assists in Victory Over St. Joseph's (L.I.)

Women's Basketball Sets Program Record for Assists in Victory Over St. Joseph's (L.I.)

Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College women's basketball team recorded 32 assists on 37 made field goals in an 88-40 victory over St. Joseph's (L.I.) College on Saturday afternoon, breaking the previous program record of 28, while also tying a school record with eight blocked shots. Trinity improves to 15-3 on the year with its fourth-straight victory while the Golden Eagles fall to 2-15 overall. 

Trinity cruised in the victory, taking a 21-10 lead after the first quarter before opening up a 20-point lead at halftime. The Bantams shot 55.2% from the field, including an 8-for-16 performance from beyond the arc. Trinity also pulled down 42 rebounds while forcing 20 turnovers by St. Joseph's. 

The Bantams were led by senior Courtney Erickson who finished with 13 points while sophomore Gabrielle Rogers (Raleigh, N.C.) added a season-high ten points to go along with five rebounds and a pair of steals. Junior Emily Peters (North Attleboro, Mass.) tied a game-high with seven rebounds and also recorded three of Trinity's eight blocks. Junior Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) recorded a game-high three steals, marking the sixth time this winter she has recorded three or more in a game. Junior Devan Walsh (Danvers, Mass.) and senior co-captain Meghan Collins (Topsfield, Mass.) each set career-high scoring marks with eight and seven points, respectively, as did first-year Elizabeth Althoff (Staten Island, N.Y.) who turned in eight points, five rebounds and five assists. Every Trinity player that got in the game scored at least once. 

St. Joseph's was led by Alyssa Signor (Farmingville, N.Y.) who finished with a game-high 16 points. Juliana Cintron-Leonardo (Riverhead, N.Y.) led the Golden Eagles with seven rebounds to go along with eight points, while Alicia Indence (Centereach, N.Y.) also chipped in eight points. Cintron-Leonardo added a team-high five assists as well. 

Trinity picks it back up next Friday for a New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) battle at home versus Williams.