The Rensselaer women's basketball team (3-6, 3-5
UCAA) closed out the game with a 25-5 run, defeating Hamilton College, 59-37.
The Engineers led by a point (20-19) at halftime and with 8:45 remaining the
game was tied at 32, but freshman Shannon Pratt
scored three consecutive
times down the court in leading Rensselaer to their twelfth victory in as many
Freshman Sonializ Torres added 13 points and seven rebounds for
Rensselaer, and the stingy Engineer defense forced 31 Hamilton turnovers.
Senior Ashley Merriman was strong in the paint for Hamilton with 13
points and 18 rebounds, 13 of which she grabbed in the first half.
The Continentals return to action tomorrow afternoon (2 p.m.) against Union.