Women’s basketball defeated Bentley University on Saturday, Feb. 20. It was Senior Day in Stoutenburgh Gymnasium as the Hawks honored Raquel Johnson and Nancy Stablein before the game.
St. A’s found themselves in a 17-8 deficit after the first quarter. They would rebound with a strong second quarter however, and finished the first half only down by one, as the score was 26-25 at halftime.
The Hawks again fell behind after the third quarter of play. Bentley outscored them 19-16 in the quarter, as the Hawks would go into the fourth down 45-41.
The St. A’s offense came alive in the final frame as they scored 24 points in the quarter. Junior Candace Andrews was red hot, scoring 15 of her 23 points on the day in the fourth, leading St. A’s to victory as they won by a final score of 65-57.
With the victory, St. A’s improved their record to 17-8 overall (13-7 in the Northeast-10 Conference). They have now won 10 of their last 12. The Hawks play their regular season finale on the road on Tuesday, Feb. 23 against Southern New Hampshire University at 5:30 P.M. The game will be televised live on NESNplus.