Wolves Run Past Express 62-33

Katie Stuart (14) led the Wolves with 12 points on Wednesday -- Photo by Ed Webber
Katie Stuart (14) led the Wolves with 12 points on Wednesday -- Photo by Ed Webber

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – Keuka College held Wells College to just eight second half points as the Wolves defeated the Express 62-33 on Wednesday night in Women's Basketball.

Keuka College (4-4, 2-3 NEAC) will remain at home this weekend as the Wolves host SUNY Poly at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center on Saturday and SUNY Cobleskill on Sunday.

Senior Katie Stuart led the Wolves with 12 points and six rebounds in the win. As a team, Keuka College had 19 assists and no player had more than three in the game. The bench for the Wolves outscored Keuka's starters on Wednesday. The reserves totaled 33 points, led by freshman Arianna DeNault with eight points.

Wells College jumped out to an early lead on Wednesday, holding an 11-6 lead halfway through the first quarter. The Wolves quickly responded with a three by Arianna DeNault. A layup by Niki Templeton tied the game at 11-11 as Keuka started a run. The Wolves closed the half on 15-1 run and led 21-12 after one quarter.

The Wolves continued to roll in the second quarter. They doubled-up the Express 32-16 halfway through the frame. Keuka College led 36-25 at the break.

The third quarter featured great defense for the Wolves. For the first time in the two-season history of playing quarters, Keuka College shutout their opponent in the 10 minute frame. Wells College went 0-9 from the field. The Wolves had six steals in the frame while outscoring Wells 14-0 to lead 50-25 going into the final quarter.

The defensive run continued for Keuka College. Spanning from the second quarter to the fourth, Keuka held Wells College without a field goal for over 15 minutes. The Wolves continued onto the 62-33 conference victory.