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UB women fall to Roberts Wesleyan

Connecticut Post
Updated 12:41 am, Friday, January 4, 2013
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BRIDGEPORT -- Roberts Wesleyan closed out the final 9:59 of the game on a 23-8 run to post a 66-57 come-from-behind ECC women's basketball victory over Bridgeport Thursday.

With the win, RWC is 7-3 overall and 2-1 in the ECC. UB, loser of three straight, is 6-5 overall and 1-2 in conference play.

Bridgeport's Priscilla Dodoo led all players in the game with 21 points and also grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.

Dodoo was joined in double figures by senior Tanisha Carter with 12 points.

The Redhawks were led by Marrisa Sell, who scored 16 points and grabbed nine boards off the bench.

The Bridgeport women are back in action on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. when they travel to Mercy College in an ECC contest.

ROBERTS WESLEYAN (7-3, 2-1 ECC)

Marissa Bunce 2-7 0-1 5 Brittany Williams 2-8 5-7 9 Ashley Cianfiglia 3-8 2-2 10 Samantha Courtney 4-7 0-0 8 Carneisha Henry 4-4 0-0 8 Lakiah Huff 0-2 2-2 2 Nicole Webber 1-1 0-0 2 Sarah Alwardt 1-2 2-5 4 Marrisa Sell 7-10 2-2 16 Christina Healy 1-1 0-0 2 Totals: 25-50 13-19 66

BRIDGEPORT (6-5, 2-1)

Aziza Patterson 2-11 2-2 6 Marie Biondi 2-4 0-0 4 Priscilla Dodoo 8-15 5-7 21 Colleen Preusse 3-11 0-0 8 Tanisha Carter 5-10 2-2 12 Jenna Hoffman 1-8 0-0 2 Danielle Dorsett 0-0 0-0 0 Casey Bray 0-0 0-0 0 Vanessa Schindler 1-2 0-0 2 Lauren DeForte 1-3 0-0 2 Totals: 23-64 9-11 57

Halftime: Bridgeport 31-30. 3-pointers: Roberts Wesleyan 3-15 (Bunce 1-6, Williams 0-3, Cianfriglia 2-5, Courtney 0-1); Bridgeport 2-15 (Patterson 0-3, Preusse 2-8, Hoffman 0-2, DeForte 0-2); Rebounds: Roberts Wesleyan 31 (Sell 9); Bridgeport 41 (Dodoo 12); Assists: Roberts Wesleyan 21 (Bunce 7); Bridgeport 11 (Patterson, Biondi 3); Fouls: Roberts Wesleyan 12; Bridgeport 18; Fouled out: Biondi (Bridgeport); Attendance: 72.

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