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 Tallman, junior 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.
junior forward from Lynn, MA, studying Communications
16 points - game high
sophomore forward from Wakefield, RI, studying Criminal Justice
freshman guard from Mount Laurel, studying Communications
senior guard from Providence, RI, studying Psychology
senior guard from Chicago, IL, studying Psychology
senior center from San Antonio, TX, studying Youth Ministry
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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.
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Caldwell, NJ 07006
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