Women's Basketball Cruises To Season-Opening Win Over Regis

Maddie Hasson made all four shots she took and finished with 11 points and four rebounds in the win over Regis.
Maddie Hasson made all four shots she took and finished with 11 points and four rebounds in the win over Regis.

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Bowdoin College women's basketball team won their season opening in convincing fashion over Regis on Friday on the opening night of the Coastal Classic Tip-Off Tournament, 87-22.

The Polar Bears (1-0) are ranked second in the latest Division III poll. Regis falls to 0-1 with the loss.

Game Highlights

  • The Polar Bears jumped to a 15-0 lead in the first seven minutes thanks to a pair of three-pointers from first-year Sela Kay and led 20-2 after the first quarter.
  • Bowdoin continued to roll in the second quarter, using a 21-4 surge to open the quarter and going into the half leading 41-12.
  • The Polar Bears only shot 35% from the field in the opening half, but outrebounded Regis 28-16 in the half and cashed in for 12 second chance points.
  • Bowdoin's 65-point lead at the buzzer was their largest lead of the game.

By The Numbers

  • First-year Sela Kay led the Polar Bears with 15 points off the bench, shooting 5-6 from the field including 3-3 from three-point range.
  • Five Polar Bears saw double digits, including Abby Kelly (12), Taylor Choate (10), Maddie Hasson (11) and Annie Boasberg (10).
  • Regis was led by six points from Katryna Veasey.
  • The Polar Bears shot 43% for the contest and held the Pride to just 16% from the field. Bowdoin also owned a 53-31 edge in rebounding and forced 30 Regis turnovers, converting them into 38 points.

Up Next

  • The teams will finish up the Coastal Classic on Saturday with Regis facing Colby at 2:00 p.m. followed by Bowdoin and Colby-Sawyer at 4:00 p.m.