BRONSON LEADS WAY WITH 18 POINTS
HOLYOKE, Mass. – Sophomore guard Emmeline Bronson (Shelton, Conn.) poured in a game-high 18 points, but it was not enough as the Bay Path University women's basketball team dropped a hard-fought 56-37 decision to Newbury College Tuesday evening at the Bartley Center.
The teams were evenly matched during the first 20 minutes of play, battling to a 9-9 tie after one quarter and a narrow 24-22 advantage for Newbury at the half.
The Nighthawks took control after the break, outscoring Bay Path 19-7 in the third quarter and 13-8 in the final frame.
Senior guard Taylor Kelley (North Billerica, Mass.) led Newbury with 15 points, while sophomore forward Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) chipped in 12 points to go with a team-high 10 rebounds.
Bay Path enjoyed a 42-39 advantage in rebounds.
Both teams return to action on Thursday, as Bay Path (1-17, 0-13 NECC) will host New England College at 5.30 p.m., while Newbury (9-12, 7-7) will host Elms at 7:00 p.m.