By Framingham State athletics
NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE – The Framingham State women’s basketball team defeated Rivier by a score of 79-57 in non-conference action Thursday in Nashua at the Muldoon Center.
Framingham State improves to5-1
Rivier drops to 3-5.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Rams came out shooting as Katty Haidul racked up 11 points in the first quarter as the Rams took a double-digit lead to the first intermission after a Gabriella Redford triple to take a 26-14 lead.
- The Rams would maintain control never leading by less than double digits and pushing their lead to as much as 26 late in the third.
- Haidul led all scorers with 29 points to go with 17 rebounds for the double-double. The junior forward went 11-for-13 from the floor and 7-of-7 from the line. Abigail Martin earned a double-double of her own scoring 11 points with 12 boards and Katherine Haselton chipped in 14 points with seven boards and three assists
- Lyric Grumblatt led Rivier with 15 points while Hannah Muchemore and Anna Stenger each chipped in 13. .
The Rams will return to the court on Saturday when they host Smith College who is ranked #6 nationally in Division III in a rematch of last season’s NCAA Tournament First Round.