Framingham, Mass. -- Behind a game high 24 points and 11 rebounds from senior center Colleen Feeney (Providence, RI), the Bridgewater State College women's basketball team cruised to an easy 71-43 conference win over Framingham State on the road today at Framingham's Athletic & Recreation Center.
The Bears opened up a 21 point halftime lead as they were on fire from the floor shooting 45% from the field, while the Rams only connected on 20% of their first half offerings. The Bears also held an advantage inside as they outscored the Rams 18-8 with Feeney leading the way with 16 first half points on 5 of 7 shooting from the field.
The Rams were able to cut into the Bears lead and trailed only 41-27 with 15:30 remaining in the game. The Bears, however, responded with 14-3 run sparked by five points from Feeney over the next five minutes to put the game out of reach.
Senior forward Kelsey Collasius (Rochester, MA) had solid game for the Bears with 10 points and 6 rebounds, while senior guard Caitlin Feeney (Providence, RI) added 6 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists.
The Rams were led by sophomore forward Toya Chester (Leominster, MA) who had a team high 11 points and 7 rebounds. Senior center Christina Bordini (Chelmsford, MA) added 9 points and 7 rebounds.
Both teams return to MASCAC action on Tuesday as the Rams travel to Worcester State with a 6:00 tip-off, while the Bears host MCLA at 5:30.