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Women's basketball cruises to win over Morrisville State


Lisa Olszewski '11
Lisa Olszewski '11
Hamilton College had three players reach double figures in scoring as the visiting Continentals defeated Morrisville State College 76-43 in a non-league game at STUAC Gymnasium on Nov. 24.
 
Lisa Olszewski ‘11 and Alex Sowinski ‘10 led Hamilton (2-1 overall) with 16 points apiece. The total is a career high for Olszewski, who added a game-high nine rebounds. Sowinski chipped in five assists and seven boards. Cate Schafer ‘10 scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Reisa Asimovic ‘11 dished out a career-high nine assists.
 
The Continentals never trailed. They jumped out to a 14-3 lead in the first 6 minutes, 35 seconds, and led 40-27 going into the break. Hamilton opened the second half with an 18-3 run, featuring seven points from Sowinski and four from Madie Harlem ’13 (four steals). The run put the Continentals ahead 58-30. They stretched their lead to as many as 35 points four times late in the second half.
 
The Mustangs (0-4) shot just 26.8 percent from the field, and Hamilton outrebounded them 65-36. The Continentals ended up with 27 offensive boards. Claire Hunsinger '13 and August Keating '10 came off the bench to grab eight rebounds apiece.
 
Hamilton will play its home opener -- a non-league game against Utica College -- on Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m.

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