FARMINGTON, Maine – The Thomas College women's basketball team defeated UMaine-Farmington 67-62 in a North Atlantic Conference matchup on Wednesday evening.
The Terriers were led by Addie Brinkman (Farmington, Maine), who had 19 points, nine rebounds and two steals. Kaylee Ravagli (Lawrence, Mass.) also notched double digits in scoring, as she tallied 15 points, six rebounds and two steals.
The Terriers shot 80% from the foul line and scored 26 points in the paint compared to the Beavers' 12.
Thomas jumped out to an early 13-6 lead with just over four minutes left in the first frame. UMF answered with a 10-0 run to close the quarter and grabed a 16-13 lead after one. The Terriers responded by outscoring the Beavers 13-9 through the second quarter, closing the gap to 27-26 at the half.
After the intermission the teams traded baskets with the score holding 43-41 in the Beaver's favor going into the final 10 minutes. The Terriers went on a run to record their largest lead of the contest, nine points, early in the fourth quarter with the score showing 59-50. Thomas was able to hold onto the lead and secured the 67-62 victory.
Thomas will enter the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Tournament as the No. 4 and will host No. 5 Northern Vermont University-Lyndon on Saturday, February 22.