WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College women's basketball team defeated Northern Vermont University-Lyndon 65-61 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) contest on Friday evening. The win kept the Terriers perfect in NAC play this season, improving their record to 5-0.
Kaylee Ravagli (Lowell, Mass.) led the Terriers in scoring for the second-consecutive game, scoring 21 points on 7-9 shooting, including 6-7 from three-point range. Addie Brinkman (Farmington, Maine) followed with 19 points, 5 rebounds, three assists and three blocks, while Malorie Weaver (Palermo, Maine) added 12 points and 8 boards.
The Terriers shooters continued to stay hot, as they went 57.4% from the field and 61.5% from the arc, both season highs.
Thomas got out to an early lead, going ahead 11-4 four minutes in. The Hornets answered with 16 unanswered points to go ahead 20-11 after one. The teams traded baskets through the second quarter, with Lyndon keeping their cushion and going into the break ahead 30-22.
Thomas came out of the break strong, going on a 16-6 tear in the first four and a half to regain the lead, 38-36. The lead tipped back-and-forth through the rest of the quarter before a Nikki Bradstreet (Topsham, Maine) steal off an inbound play set Ravagli up for a last-second three to give the Terriers the lead for good as they went into the fourth up 49-47. Thomas went on a 13-3 run to start the quarter and sealed the 65-61 win.
Thomas hosts Northern Vermont University-Johnson in a NAC game on Saturday, January 18 at 3:00 PM.