Mount Holyoke holds off Western New England College in season opener for both teams

Mount Holyoke holds off Western New England College in season opener for both teams
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SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. - Senior forward Jess Olson (Gilbert, AZ) had a double-double with 20 points and 15 rebounds as the Mount Holyoke women's basketball team posted a 71-65 victory over Western New England College in the season opener for both squads Tuesday night (Nov. 17) at the Mildred S. Howard Gymnasium.

Freshman Angelica Pascual (Lawrence, MA) and senior Erin Cain (Quincy, MA) added 15 and 10 points, respectively, for the Lyons who led 36-30 at halftime.

WNEC freshman guard Emily Savino (Ellington, CT) netted a game-high 21 points with seven rebounds in her collegiate debut.

Senior guard Kailah Al-Darraji (Dover, NH) contributed 17 points. Sophomore forward Sarah Proper (Coxsackie, NY) added eight points and seven rebounds coming off the bench.