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GAME RECAP • 3/2/2016
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs. SILVER LAKE COLLEGE

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Final Score:
UMFK  (5th)
83
Silver Lake College  (4th)
60
Box Score
Game Recap

Uniontown, Pennsylvania—The University of Maine at Fort Kent women’s basketball team made history on Wednesday afternoon, posting the program’s first ever USCAA National Tournament victory with a win over #4 seed Silver Lake College, 83-60.

The Bengals came out firing as they shot 60% in the first half while holding their opponents to just 35%. The first quarter was back and forth with Silver Lake holding a slight, 13-9 lead with 4:55 to go. It was then a 23-8 run by the Bengals over the next 9:34 that put them firmly in the lead. USCAA 1st team All-American Ericka Saucier and 2nd team All-American Sam Carapellucci each had 17 points in the half. Another 1st team All-American, Romanalyn Inocencio had eight points, nine assists and three steals as the Bengals led 46-28 at the half.

The Bengals would continue to pour it on in the second half with Saucier and Carapellucci leading the way once again. UMFK shot 50% from the floor for the game and outrebounded Silver Lake 49-38. Carapellucci finished with a career high, 33 points and 11 rebounds, good for her 10th double-double of the season. Saucier had a monster game with 27 points and 19 rebounds. Inocencio set a new USCAA Championships record with 15 assists to accompany her 13 points and six steals.

Silver Lake was led by Danielle Buck who had 11 points and 5 rebounds, but was the other double figure scorer all night.

UMFK will play their semi-final on Friday morning at 11:00am against top seed and perennial power, Concordia College of Alabama.