Megan Swords led Holy Cross with six rebounds
Brian Foley Photography
Brian Foley Photography
Megan Swords led Holy Cross with six rebounds

Women’s Basketball Falls To Vermont, 63-52

Holy Cross Athletics   11-30-2016

THE BASICS

  • Score:  Vermont 63, Holy Cross 52
  • Records: Holy Cross (1-6); Vermont (3-4)
  • Location: Burlington, Vt. (Patrick Gymnasium)
  • Date: November 30, 2016
  • The Lead: Freshman forward Lauren Manis led the Crusaders with 13 points, as Holy Cross fell to Vermont by a score of 63-52 on Wednesday night at the Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vt.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Manis led Holy Cross with 13 points and three steals while grabbing four rebounds.
  • Senior forward Madelyn Ganser scored eight points while notching four boards.
  • Freshman center Megan Swords led the Crusaders with six rebounds.
  • Sydney Smith led Vermont with 15 points and earned eight rebounds.
  • Candice Wright earned a double-double for the Catamounts with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Vermont jumped out to a narrow 8-7 lead in the opening stages of the game.
  • The Catamounts extended their lead to end the first quarter up 18-13.
  • Holy Cross responded and pulled ahead in the early minutes of the second quarter to lead the Catamounts 21-20.
  • The Crusaders held onto their lead and took a 24-23 advantage into the locker room at halftime.
  • Vermont jumped out to a 29-24 lead over the Crusaders to open the second half.
  • The Catamounts posted 20 points in the third quarter to lead the game 43-32 heading into the fourth.
  • Vermont extended its lead to 54-38 before Holy Cross went on a 9-0 scoring run to make it 54-47 with 2:45 left to play.
  • The Catamounts answered with a 9-5 run to close out the final minutes of the game.
  • Both teams put up 20 points in the fourth quarter, setting the final score at 63-52.

UP NEXT

  • Holy Cross is back in action next Wednesday, as it hosts Penn State at the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex at 7:05 p.m.

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