Women's Basketball Cruises to 41-Point Victory at Colby

Abby Kelly scored 17 points, all in the first half, of Bowdoin's win at Colby
Abby Kelly scored 17 points, all in the first half, of Bowdoin's win at Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Abby Kelly scored all 17 of her points in the opening half to help the third-ranked Bowdoin women's basketball team to an easy 74-33 victory over Colby on Saturday afternoon in Wadsworth Gymnasium.

The Polar Bears remain unbeaten at 17-0 overall and 4-0 in the league, while the Mules drop to 7-8 overall and 1-3 in the conference.

Game Highlights

  • After Colby opened the scoring, Bowdoin answered with an 11-1 run to take the lead for good, capping the surge on a Hannah Graham layup midway through the opening quarter.
  • The Polar Bears led 17-7 after the first period and Abby Kelly caught fire in the second quarter, outscoring Colby by herself (10-6) as Bowdoin extended its lead to  34-13 at intermission.
  • Bowdoin rolled up 22 points in the third quarter to put the game out of reach and the 41-point margin of victory equaled Bowdoin's largest lead of the game.

By The Numbers

  • Abby Kelly was 6-for-11 from the field, 4-of-5 from three-point range, had a team-high six rebounds, and dished two assists.
  • Bowdoin's Kate Kerrigan had 13 points on 5-for-8 shooting, five rebounds, four assists, and three steals. Taylor Choate added 12 points, four assists, and three steals. Sam Roy added seven points.
  • The Polar Bears had a 41-7 advantage in bench scoring, held Colby to 25% shooting from the field and scored 36 points off 27 Mule turnovers.

Up Next

  • Bowdoin returns to Morrell Gymnasium Sunday for a 1:00 p.m. game against Maine-Presque Isle