Velozo Scores Career-High 24 Points To Lead Rams To Victory

By Framingham State athletics

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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham State junior Emily Velozo scored a career high 24 points, including 17 in the first half to lead the Rams to a 72-52 win over Regis College in non-conference action Thursday evening in Framingham.

With the win Framingham State improves to 6-4

Regis is now 1-5.


HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Rams opened up scoring with a 14-3 run bookended by baskets by Velozo who scored seven of the Rams first 14 points as the Rams cruised to a 20-9 first quarter lead. A more even second quarter sent the teams to the locker room with the Rams leading 40-26.

  • The Rams continued to push the lead steadily in the second half leading by as much as 27 midway though the fourth quarter.
  • Velozo led all scorers with 24 points shooting 9-of-13 from the floor and 4-for-7 from beyond the arc.
  • Tiphani Harris added 15 points and a team best eight rebounds while Mary Kate O’Day scored 12 points with seven boards.
  • Sam D’Angeloled Regis off the bench with a team-best 12 points with seven boards. Katryna Veasey and Arie Searcy narrowly missed double- doubles with ten points and nine rebounds apiece.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Rams shot 47% from the floor and 42% from long range.
  • The Pride were 38% from the field but only 21% from down town.
  • The Rams held a strong advantage from the charity strip converting 80% of their chances to just 35% for the visitors

                                                                  

  • The Rams return to the hardwood after the holiday when they play Wellesley College as part of the Clark University Tournament on Saturday, December 29.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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