Link: Box Score
Fitchburg, Mass. - The Albertus Magnus College women's basketball team opened 2019 with a 90-59 road win over Fitchburg State University in non-conference action this evening at the Parkinson Gymnasium.
FINAL: Albertus Magnus College 90 | Fitchburg State University 59
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (11-1) | Fitchburg State University (6-5)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Fitchburg State netted the first basket of the game, a jumper from Mishelle Logie, for a quick 2-0 lead.
- Albertus Magnus put together a 12-0 run to take control of the first quarter.
- Senior guard Kristin Cunning (Hoboken, NJ) paced the visitors with nine points in the frame as the Falcons raced to a 28-6 lead after one.
- Fitchburg closed the gap, 33-14, midway through the second stanza with an 8-2 run.
- Albertus closed out the first half with a 9-0 run to make the score 48-18 at intermission.
- Fitchburg State cut into the deficit after a 7-2 stretch on pair of buckets from Catherine Coppinger and three from the charity stripe for Logie.
- Albertus Magnus answered back with eight straight points to end the third quarter.
- Sophomore Cassie Couture (Waterbury, Conn.) contributed five points in the run.
- In the final quarter of play, the Green and Gold won the frame 26-19, but it wasn't enough as the visitors cruised to the 90-59 final.
- Jill Johnson (North Haven, Conn.) – 22 Points (9-12 FG, 0-1 3PT, 4-7 FT) |1 rebound | 3 assists | 2 steals
- Kristin Cunning – 17 Points (6-16 FG, 4-13 3PT, 1-1 FT) | 3 rebounds | 1 assist | 1 steal | 1 block
- Shyla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) – 15 Points (6-11 FG, 3-3 3PT) | 7 rebounds | 6 assists | 2 steals
- Rah Rah Thompson (Bridgeport Conn.) - 10 points (5-6 FG, 0-2 FT) | 4 rebounds | 1 block
- Raegon Shirling-Davis (Waterbury, Conn.) – 4 Points (1-6 FG, 1-3 3PT, 1-2 FT) | 14 rebounds | 4 assists | 4 steals
- Catherine Coppinger – 13 Points | 17 rebounds | 3 assists | 3 steals
- Jadelen Harold – 12 Points | 6 rebounds | 1 steal
- Alicia Ruth – 9 Points | 2 rebounds | 2 steals
The women's basketball concludes non-conference play this Saturday, January 5th with a road game at Mitchell College. Albertus opens up GNAC play on January 8 with a home showdown against Anna Maria College beginning at 5 p.m.