Big game by freshman Emily Savino lifts Western New England College over New England College

Big game by freshman Emily Savino lifts Western New England College over New England College
Box Score

HENNIKER, N.H. - Freshman guard Emily Savino (Ellington, CT) scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Western New England College women's basketball team to a 57-45 victory over New England College Saturday afternoon (Feb. 6).

The Golden Bears, who had dropped their previous two outings by three points each, moved their record to 12-7 overall and 5-4 in The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC).

WNEC shot 41.5% from the field and made all 11 of its free-throw attempts for a perfect 100%.

Savino was the difference making 7-of-14 field-goal attempts, all seven charity shots, and grabbing six rebounds to go along with three assists.

Freshman center Elena Radzikowski (Medway, MA) added eight points and six rebounds.

Senior guard Kailah Al-Darraji (Dover, NH) and sophomore forward Sarah Proper (Coxsackie, NY) each tallied six points. Proper pulled down five rebounds as did junior guard Taryn Belowsky (New Haven, CT) who also scored five points.

Junior guard Trish Breault (Millville, MA) returned after missing 10 games with an injury and had four points in seven minutes.

The Pilgrims had three players in double players led by sophomore forward Rachel Williams (Chapel, NC) with 13 points and six rebounds. 

Senior forward Kendall Wolfson (Lyndeborough, NH) contributed 12 points and eight boards while graduate guard Jenny Bronson (Morgan, VT) had 11 points and eight rebounds.

New England College shot just 35.4% from the field and 62.5% from the foul line in dropping to  8-13 overall and 1-8 in the league.