November 21, 2010
Women's Basketball Falls To St. Bonaventure, 66-47
OLEAN, N.Y. - The Quinnipiac women's basketball team lost, 66-47,
to St. Bonaventure Sunday afternoon at the Reilly Center. With the
loss, the Bobcats fall to 0-3 on the season, while the Bonnies
improve to 2-2 overall.
Barron (Springfield, Mass.) led the Bobcats with 14 points,
adding four assists and two steals on the game. In addition, senior
forward Alyssa Jann (Westford, Mass.) pulled down six rebounds,
while scoring six points and four assists. Three St. Bonaventure
players scored double-figure points in the contest, including
Chelsea Bowker (16), Jessica Jenkins (16), and CeCe Dixon (11).
"I thought we played better as a team today," said Head Coach Tricia
Fabbri. "I like the fact, going forward, that we competed and
there was an effort on both sides of the court. In this young
season, we made a major jump in this third game, against a quality
With 9-7 on the scoreboard, the Bonnies went on their longest run
of the first half, 13-0, as sophomore forward Chelsea Bowker scored
ten points, including two three-point field goals. The Bobcats
responded adding five points, making the score 22-12, with 7:30
remaining in the half.
After the first 20 minutes of play, the Bobcats trailed by eight
points, 28-20. Barron led the Bobcats with eight points in the
first half, while Chelsea Bowker scored a team-high nine points for
the Bonnies. Both Quinnipiac and St. Bonaventure pulled down 15
rebounds in the half.
After a 7-0 drive by St. Bonaventure in the second half, Quinnipiac
went on its longest run of the game, scoring 10 points, as the
score read 40-33 with 12 minutes remaining in the game
The Bobcats continued to battle, but was unable to make a comeback,
as the Bonnies made 13-14 free throws in the last four minutes of
the game. As a result, the game concluded in a, 66-47, St.
Quinnipiac will play in the Vanderbilt Tournament over the
Thanksgiving Holiday. The Bobcats will face the host team on
Friday, Nov. 26 at 5:00 p.m. before playing either Princeton or USC
on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 12:00 p.m. Both games will be played at the
Memorial Gym in Nashville, Tenn.