JOHNSON, Vt. (December 4, 2010) – The Johnson State College Lady Badgers won their fourth consecutive game on Saturday by defeating visiting the Bay Path College Wildcats 69-37 at Carter Gym. Johnson State (4-2 overall, 0-0 North Atlantic Conference) held Bay Path (0-7, 0-0 New England Collegiate Conference) to 22% shooting on the night and forced 30 turnovers en route to the non-conference victory.
Johnson sophomore Jen Ferrari (Westfield, Mass./Westfield) had a big night with 28 points and 16 rebounds, her fifth double-double this season in six outings. Ferrari went 12-of-21 from t! he field and also recorded three steals. Freshman Jenessa Swa inbank (Enosburg Falls, Vt./Enosburg) came off the Badger bench to score 14 points and junior Andrea Deuell (Milton, Vt./Milton) had an outstanding all-around game with 10 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, and five steals.
Bay Path saw junior Janise Shabazz (New Castle, Dela./William Penn) lead the way offensively with eight points and 12 rebounds. Brittany Alexander (Enfield, Conn./Fermi) added seven points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats.
Johnson used a 15-1 run out the halftime break to turn a 36-21 lead into a! comfortable 53-22 margin and cruise to the win.
Johnson State will now play at Norwich University on Tuesday, December 7 at 7:00 pm while Bay Path moves on to clash with Green Mountain College at home on December 9 at 8:00 pm.