|Bridgewater State Tops MCLA Men, Women|
|10:54PM / Wednesday, January 31, 2018|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- The visiting Bridgewater State University women's basketball team held MCLA to 31 percent shooting, and Chanelle Melton scored a game-high 14 points to lead the Bears to a 49-42 win over the Trailblazers in MASCAC action.
MCLA (6-14, 2-6) led 12-8 after one quarter, but BSU (7-13, 3-4) took over in the second frame. It started the second quarter with an 11-0 spurt and when Nicole Bostick canned a 3-pointer, the Bears led, 19-12. They eventually led 27-21 at halftime.
MCLA was paced by Emily Moulton and Sam Gawron, who each ended with a team best 12 points. Moulton added eight rebounds.
MCLA will be on the road again on Saturday as it heads to Worcester State.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Bridgewater State placed five players in double figures led by Joseph Carty's 21-point, 17-rebound performance as it defeated the MCLA Trailblazers, 88-75.
The Bears improve to 13-7 overall and are now 6-1 in league play. MCLA drops to 6-13 overall and is 3-5 in the MASCAC.
Carty came off the bench but still had a monster night. The senior was 7-13 from the floor and 6-7 from the line for his 21 points. He helped BSU (13-7, 6-1) control the glass with his 17 boards, including five on the offensive end.
MCLA (6-13, 3-5) was led by Adam Conquest's season-best effort of 25 points and nine rebounds. Mike Demartinis and Ki-Shawn Monroe added 13 points apiece, while Noah Yearsley added 12 in the loss. Monroe added a game-best seven assists for MCLA.
The Trailblazers head to Worcester State on Saturday.