WATERVILLE, ME – The Thomas women's basketball team fell Tuesday evening to North Atlantic Conference rival Husson University by a final score of 65-24. Katie McAllister led the way for the Terriers, scoring 10 points and grabbing eight rebounds on the night.
Husson (1-2, 1-0 NAC) got off to a hot start, grabbing the lead less than four minutes into the game and never looking back. The Eagles used a 20-2 run throughout the first half to propel them to a halftime lead of 40-9, with Victoria McIntyre leading the way scoring nine points while recording two assists.
McAllister let the home team in the first half, scoring six of the team's nine points while grabbing two rebounds. Julie Suaudeau led the Terriers (0-5, 0-1 NAC) on the boards, pulling down four rebounds in the first half.
The second half was more of the same for Husson, as they outpaced Thomas 25-15. Nine different players recorded points in the half for the Eagles, including five points for Samantha Bruce. Samira Cruz scored a game-high 12 points for the visitors.
Ashleigh Gagne led the Red and Black in scoring for the second half, netting five points while McAllister scored four. McAllister, Gagne, and Jordan Agger-Barnes all recorded six rebounds in the half.
Thomas will be back in action on Friday, December 5, when they travel to Lyndon State College to take on the Hornets in a North Atlantic Conference matchup. Game time is scheduled for 5:30pm.