GAME RECAP • 1/5/2014
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL vs. UNIVERSITY OF NEW BRUNSWICK - ST. JOHN
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The University of Maine-Fort Kent women’s basketball team held off the University of New Brunswick-St. John 63-56 in the final women’s game at the 2014 United Insurance Can-Am Classic Sunday in Fort Kent, Maine. The Lady Bengals went 2-0 on the weekend defeating Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Saturday 92-41.
Sunday afternoon, Samantha Carapellucci (SO Fort Kent, Maine) and All-Tournament Selection Jasmin Rowland (JR Salinas, California) helped UMFK erase a two point half-time deficit in outscoring UNB-SJ 34-25 in the second. Carapellucci scored nine of her 12 points in the decisive second half and also grabbed seven of her 10 rebounds after the break. Rowland grabbed 10 of her career-high 17 boards after break and the versatile forward added eight points and five steals in the big win. Senior Jenn Colpitts (SR Scarborough, Maine), who joined Rowland on the All-Tournament Team, scored 16 points and had a team high five assists.
The game featured 20 lead changes and 11 ties but may have been decided at the foul line where UMFK was 15-23 to UNB-SJ who was just 5-7 on the day. The Seawolves choose to go to the three pointer making 7-21 on the day led by All-Tournament Selection Rachel Jefferson (3rd YR Quispasmsis, New Brunswick) who made 5-10 from downtown on her way to 17 points. The Seawolves were led by Brittany Mallory (4th YR St. John, New Brunswick) who scored a game-high 20 points.