Women's Basketball Falls To Union (N.Y.), 82-59

Women's Basketball Falls To Union (N.Y.), 82-59

PITTSFORD, N.Y. - The Wells College women's basketball team concluded the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa Invitational with an 82-59 loss to Union (N.Y.) on Saturday. The Express fall to 3-3 overall on the year while Union remains undefeated in two games on the year.

Four Wells players reached double-digit scoring in points, including junior Ashida Cooper (Bensalem, Pa.) and senior Holli Erkson (Cooperstown, N.Y.) - they each scored 12 points while freshman Shelby Medovich (Harpursville, N.Y.) and senior Lindsay Achzet (Johnstown, N.Y.) added 11 points apiece.

The Express trailed by a 44-19 margin at the half as a 13-0 run by Union in the first quarter created a double-digit advantage over the Express, 15-5. Despite the sizeable halftime deficit, the Express outscored Union in the fourth quarter and opened the frame with a 13-0 run that was sparked by six points and five points, respectively, from Cooper and Erkson.

A Medovich three-point basket with 7:24 left in regulation time brought Wells to within 14 points, 65-51, but the Dutchwomen rallied with an 8-0 run to end the comeback attempt by the Express.

Six players reached double-digits in point scoring for Union as the Dutchwomen were led by Abby Katz' 13 points and 10 rebounds. Amy Fisher recorded three assists and as many steals, leading the way in the latter category.

Wells will open North Eastern Athletic Conference play with a 7 p.m. contest against Morrisville State College on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the Farenthold Athletic Wing.