AURORA, N.Y. — The Keuka College Women's Basketball team defeated Wells College 56-27 on the road on Saturday in a North Eastern Athletic Conference North Division matchup.
Keuka College 56 at Wells College 27
Keuka College opened the game on an 8-0 run and held the Express off the board for nearly five minutes before a pair of free throws ended the run. The Green and Gold extended their lead to 16-2. The hosts made their first field goal of the game with 15 seconds left in the quarter as Keuka led 16-4 after one.
The Wolves were held off the board for the first two minutes of the second until an Amelia Poole steal led to a layup by Brooke Overton. Sydney Bloom hit a three with 2:55 left in the half to make it 26-10. The duration of the second would consist of only one point for either team as Wells made a free throw. Keuka would lead 26-11 at halftime.
Keuka scored the first six points of the second half as the Green and Gold pushed their lead to double-digits. Wells posted their best quarter of the game with nine points, but Keuka responded with 16 in the frame, tying a game-high. The Wolves went 8-13 from the floor in the third, shooting 61.5%, as Keuka carried a 42-20 lead into the final quarter.
The Wolves would see the game out in the fourth. Keuka outscored Wells 14-7 in the final quarter on their way to the 56-27 victory.
- Keuka College improves to 20-5 all-time against Wells College. The Wolves extended their winning streak to six games
- Keuka College and Wells College first met in women's basketball in the 1974-75 season. The series is one of the longest active for the Keuka College Women's Basketball program
- Sydney Bloom scored 18 points for the second straight game, tying her career-high
- Despite not scoring, Amelia Poole influenced the Keuka College offense with a career-best five assists
- Riley Record hit a pair of threes for the Wolves. The junior now has 34 on the season, a new personal-best
- Senior Brooke Overton set a career-high in scoring with eight points
- The Wolves held Wells to 0-9 shooting from three. It was the first time that Keuka held a team without a three-pointer since the season-opening game of the 2015-16 season when the Wolves held Manhattanville to 0-9 from deep
Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves remain in the fight for the final playoff spot in the NEAC North Division. Keuka College will host division and conference-leading SUNY Poly on Wednesday at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center. The Wildcats are undefeated in the conference and bested the Wolves in the first meeting earlier in January.