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Falcons Fall To Engineers, 62-41

Falcons Fall To Engineers, 62-41

Fitchburg, Mass. – The Fitchburg State Women's Basketball team dropped a 62-41 decision to the Engineers of WPI this evening in non-conference action from the Parkinson Gymnasium.

 The Basics

Score: Fitchburg State 41, WPI 62
Records: Fitchburg State (1-5) | WPI (4-1)

How It Happened

Spencer Vinson (Los Angeles, Calif.) posted a double-double of 14 points and a career high 15 rebounds, while shooting 7-for-14 from the field. The senior was joined in double figures in scoring by Lisa Cristiano (Valhalla, NY) and Melanie Presseau (Manchester, NH), who registered 16 and 12 points respectively.  Bailey Savage (Charlton, MA) aided the effort by sharing for the game-high in assists with three and adding seven points while Maddie Blake (Bedford, NH) grabbed six boards.

Catherine Coppinger (Boston, MA) paced all scorers with 18 points for the Falcons.  Emma Thomson (York, ME) chipped in with eight points and Angelina Marazzi (Manchester, NH) and Payton Holmes (Carver, MA) scored six each.  Mishelle Logie (Attleboro, MA) contributed a team-high seven rebounds and doled out three assists.

WPI led 29-24 at the half and used a 15-4 run midway through the third quarter to transform a 31-26 advantage into a c 45-30 lead.  

The 62 points by the Crimson and Gray were the most in games this season, while the Engineers also finished with a 45-29 edge in rebounding.

Up Next

Falcons return to action on Saturday as they host the Falcons of Albertus Magnus College in non-conference action, starting at 12:00 PM. Engineers will travel to Regis College on the same date for a non-conference tilt at 3:00 PM.

Release Courtesy Of WPI SID Office