|Meehan Leads Williams Women Past MCLA|
|10:41PM / Tuesday, December 04, 2018|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Visiting Williams College placed six players in double figures as it cruised past the MCLA women's basketball team, 91-53, Tuesday evening in non league action.
Maggie Meehan led all scorers with 16 points including a 4-for-8 showing behind the arc. Mikaela Topper added 15 points and also canned four triples. Lexi Jones, Gabby Martin, Emily Chang, and Meghan Voss all ended in double figures.
After MCLA (3-4) scored the opening basket, the Ephs (4-3) rattled off 10 straight points to take a 10-2 lead. The Ephs kept the run going and led 27-7 at the end of the quarter. Williams didn't slow down in the second quarter as they quickly grew the lead. After a Meghan Voss three point play, the Ephs had their biggest lead of the half at 51-14. Williams would settle for a commanding 53-20 lead at halftime.
The visitors dominated the half as they shot a sizzling 63 percent from the floor. The Ephs showed range as well connecting on 10-16 three point attempts over the opening 20 minutes of action. Meehan canned three of them in the half while Chang and Voss each added a pair.
Kylah Langston led the Trailblazers with 14 points and five assists. L'Rae Brundige chipped in with 14 of her own.
Williams shot 52 percent from the floor in the game. It was an impressive 16-for-32 from beyond the arc. The Eph defense held MCLA to just 33 percent from the floor.
The Trailblazers are back in action on Saturday when they host Western New England University.
Williams goes to Vassar on Thursday.