WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College women's basketball team completed their 2017-18 season with a 90-56 loss to Husson University in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium.
The Terriers finish their season at 9-16 (6-12 NAC) while the Eagles move on to the NAC Tournament as the third seed at 16-9 (14-4 NAC).
The Eagles held a slim advantage throughout the first quarter on seven points from Kenzie Worcester. Thomas kept pace and eventually took a 17-15 lead before the buzzer behind a pair of threes from Karli Stubbs (Auburn, Maine).
Husson took control out of the gate in the second as they began on an 8-0 run including back-to-back threes from Jordan Butler. The Terriers struggled offensively with the Eagles full court pressure, forcing ten turnovers as they trailed 45-27 at the break.
The Terriers fell into a deeper hole in the third quarter as they were outscored 26-14. Worcester added another eight points for the Eagles while Stubbs chipped in with another five for Thomas.
The Eagles finished the contest with a 19-15 margin in the final frame to complete the 90-56 victory.
Worcester netted a game-high 19 points along with four rebounds, and four assists for Husson. Sami Ireland and Megan Peach each contributed with 12 points in the win while Peach competed the double-double 12 boards. Butler also reached double figures with ten points and three rebounds.
Stubbs ended with a team-high 16 points for Thomas. Nikki Bradstreet (Topsham, Maine) recorded eight points and three rebounds while Amira Jones (Chicopee, Mass.), Jordan Turner (Casco, Maine), and Sammie Griffin (Union, Maine) each finished with seven points.