Turnovers Hurt Terriers in Loss to Eagles

Turnovers Hurt Terriers in Loss to Eagles

BANGOR, ME – The Thomas College women's basketball team struggled offensively in an 87-37 defeat at Husson on Tuesday in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) matchup.

The Terriers drop their third straight conference game as they fall to 5-9 (2-5 NAC) while the Eagles remain undefeated in conference play at 9-1 (6-0 NAC).

The Eagles jumped out to a hot start in the first as they shot 8-for-16 from the floor.  Thomas could not find a rhythm with eight turnovers on 4-of-12 shooting in just the first quarter.  Kenzie Worcester took over for Husson with a quick ten points while Amira Jones (Chicopee, Mass. / Chicopee) and Molly Carroll (Southwest Harbor, Maine / MDI) paced the Terriers with four points each.

Struggles continued into the second quarter as Thomas shot 3-for-14 while the Eagles hit 8-of-19.  The Terriers also turned the ball nine times for 18 total in the first half.  Worcester and Tate Dolley led the Eagles while Malorie Weaver (Palermo, Maine / Erskine Academy) scored four of Thomas' seven points.

Husson netted 47 points to the Terriers 20 in the second half to finish the scoring for the game at 87-37.  Thomas finished with 32 turnovers while shooting 26.4 percent from the floor in the loss.

Carroll held a team-high 11 points and pulled in four boards for the Terriers while Weaver ended with seven points and five rebounds.

Husson shot 32-of-69 on the floor and saw four players in double figures.  Worcester added a game-high 24 points, five rebounds, and five assists. 

The Terriers will continue their NAC road trip on Saturday, January 14, as they take on the University of Maine at Farmington in a 3:00 p.m. tipoff.