PAXTON, Mass – Clark University women's basketball defeated local non-conference opponent Anna Maria 65-48 on the road Tuesday night.
Clark junior center Ogechi Ezemma (Hope Valley, R.I.) led all scorers with 19 points adding eight boards. Senior forward Haley Wilder (Rindge, N.H.) added 13 points of her own and freshman guard Idalis Miranda (Naugatuck, Conn) also scored double digit points with 11 and dished out six assists for the Cougars.
Freshman guard Marissa Amidio (Oakham, Mass) led the scoring for the AMCATS off the bench with 12 points on four-for-six from beyond the three-point arc in 12 minutes. Sophomore forward Hailey Moore (Worcester, Mass) cleaned up the boards all night for the AMCATS pulling down nine rebounds. Moore added six points to the tally and had five assists. Senior guard Kristina Russo (South Windsor, Conn) and senior center Shannon Hoffmiller (Oxford, Conn) chipped in eight points.
Clark got out to a 10-point lead after the first quarter leading 22-12 and capped off the half by outscoring the AMCATS 12-7 in the second quarter to go in to the break leading 34-19. IIn the fourth, Amidio shined for the AMCATS knocking down four three-pointers but it wasn't enough as Clark left Fuller with the 65-48 victory to improve to 3-1 on the year. Anna Maria falls to 0-3 as they head in to the Thanksgiving break.
The AMCATS will be back in action on Monday, November 27th at home aginst Nichols College at 6pm. Clark returns to action at home agsint Simmons on Wednesday, December 29 at 7 p.m.