WATERVILLE, ME – Thomas was unable to come away with a victory in their final regular season contest, falling to Husson, 73-45, in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) women's basketball tilt on Saturday afternoon. Elizabeth Goodall had a game-high 22 points with 12 rebounds in the losing effort for the Terriers.
With the loss, Thomas ends the regular season with a 4-21 (4-14 NAC) record, while Husson's regular season comes to a close with a 14-11 (16-5 NAC) record.
The hosts jumped out a to a quick 5-0 start, with a jumper by Goodall and a three-pointer from Ashleigh Gagne. The Eagles however responded with a 6-0 run to exchange the early lead. After taking what would be their last lead of the contest at 11:52 on a made free throw by Goodall, the Red and Black were unable to stop Husson from going on an 11-0 run to push their lead to double digits.
Husson went into halftime with a comfortable 21 point lead, 43-22, led by Victoria McIntyre with 14 points.
The second half proved to be much of the same as the first, with the home side unable to cut into the Husson lead. The Eagles jumped out by as much as 32 points at the five minute mark on a layup by Chrissy Larrabee.
Husson was led by McIntyre with 14 points, all in the opening stanza. Amanda Johnson chipped in with 10 points off the bench, which totaled 40 points altogether.
Overall, Thomas shot 21.8% (12-55) from the floor, while their counterpart went 27-72 (37.5%) from the hardwood on the day. Husson held a 53-43 advantage in rebounds, while controlling points in the paint, 32-4.
#8 Thomas will travel to top-seeded Castleton on Tuesday in the NAC Quarterfinals. Time of the contest is TBD.