Owls Defeat Anchorwomen 70-44 – Marissa Marsella

Owls Defeat Anchorwomen 70-44

Marissa Marsella

Anchor Staff


The Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball team faced a tough opponent this week, taking a 70-44 loss against the Keene State College Owls.

Although their opponents were tough, the RIC girls still had impressive moments during the game. RIC junior guard, Jessa Rubera racked up 13 points along with three assists throughout the game while her counterpart, senior Alex Moore managed 12 points and 6 boards. RIC sophomore, Molly Phillips put up a fight as well, registering 11 points with 6 rebounds. Four assists were possible with the efforts of RIC freshman guard Jordyn Gauvin.

Within the first quarter of the game, Keene State led by 14 points after a 3-pointer was scored on their part. The score of 21-7 turned to 21-10 with the exertion of the Anchorwomen by the time the first stanza ended.

The second quarter proved that the RIC girls were more prepared as they managed to close the numerical gap within a basket by its end. The Anchorwomen headed into the locker room for halftime after Phillips sank a pair of free throws to reflect a score of 31-29.

Upon return, the Owls regained control following the face-off. Keene State gained another double-digit lead over the Anchorwomen after a jumper resulted in a new score of 47-37 with only 2:43 left in the third quarter.

Keene State furthered their lead throughout the rest of the game, leaving the RIC girls in a frenzy. Unfortunately, RIC only managed to score another six points with combined efforts, leaving the game to end in an ill-fated score of 70-44.