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Eighth Straight Win for Women Cougars at Nyack

February 7, 2013 at 12:20 AM

NYACK, NY - Coming from behind at halftime, the Caldwell College Cougars Women’s Basketball Team plowed ahead to defeat the Nyack College Warriors, 65-48 Wednesday night at Bowman Gymnasium.

With 6:38 remaining in the first half, Caldwell struggled early and Nyack built a 20-15 lead. But with just 3:14 left on the clock, sparked by three points from junior forward Jeanette Anderson, the Cougars pulled ahead, 24-22. However, a pair of baskets by Courtney Peay over the final three minutes allowed the Warriors to take a 26-24 lead at the break.

The Cougars regained the lead early in the second half with two baskets by Anderson and a pair of free throws from Emily Caswell which brought the score to 30-28, Cougars.

With 12:38 to play, a three-pointer by the Warrior’s Ashley Tallmanjunior guard from Rotterdam, NY, and three points from Khamari Tellis helped Nyack pull ahead, 34-32.

Eventually at the two-minute mark, the Cougars took control with a 56-41 lead. Nicole Angelo scored six points and Anderson added five. Nyack never came closer than 12 points, while Caldwell earned its eighth straight victory, 65-48.

HIGHLIGHT PLAYERS
Cougars

  • Jeanette Anderson 
    junior forward from Lynn, MA, studying Communications
    16 points - game high
    9 rebounds
    3 steals
     
  • Emily Caswell 
    sophomore forward from Wakefield, RI, studying Criminal Justice
    10 points
    5 rebounds
     
  • Nicole Angelo
    freshman guard from Mount Laurel, studying Communications
    9 points
     
  • Torey Jones 
    senior guard from Providence, RI, studying Psychology
    9 points

Warriors

  • Khamari Tellis
    senior guard from Chicago, IL, studying Psychology
    12 points
     
  • Courtney Peay 
    senior center from San Antonio, TX, studying Youth Ministry

Click HERE to see the box score and play-by-play analysis.

Tonight’s Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game was the eighth victory in a row for the Cougars, who improve to 12-11 overall and 10-4 in the conference, while the Warriors drop to 1-20, 1-12 CACC.

Saturday, Feb. 9, the Cougars will take on Chestnut Hill College at 1pm in the George R. Newman Center.

For further information:
Caldwell College Athletics
Matt McLagan
Sports Information Director
George R. Newman Center
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 618-3260
Athletics
Facebook: Caldwell College Athletics

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