Bulldogs beat the Knights, Hartwick beats Rutgers, final Sunday.

The #1 seeded Brooklyn College Bulldogs is 23-6 overall beat the Knights of Mount Saint Mary College in the semifinals round this Saturday, March 2nd at the West Quad Center. The 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Metro Women’s Basketball Championships is held at BC.
For the first time in BC Women’s Basketball history, the Bulldogs will be playing in the championship final of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Metro Women’s Basketball Championships, as top seeded BC defeated the #4 seeded Knights of Mount Saint Mary College, 62-42, in the semifinals on Saturday night at the West Quad Center. The press gave MSM fits bringing the ball up.

Junior Vanessa D’Ambrosi led all scorers with 16 points. Seniors Charnelle Saint Laurent (14) and Brittany Bowen (13) and sophomore Nicole Francomano (11) were all in double figure scoring as well. Junior T’Keyah Francis got a game-high 12 rebounds coming off the bench.

For Mt. St. Mary, Amanda Smith had 12 points, while Rachel Perrone grabbed 10 rebounds.
Brooklyn shot the same 41% from the field and from three and 50% from the line. The Knights shot 38% from the field and 33% from three. Mt. St. Mary only went to the line just three times, converting one. After Mt. St. Mary scored the first seven points of the game, the Bulldogs turned the tables and used a 16-0 run to take a nine-point lead, 16-7, with 10:50 left in the opening half.
Brooklyn didn’t trail again and would lead by as many as 13, before taking a 30-19 halftime lead and won 62-43.

In the second game No. 2 Hartwick played No. 3 Rutgers-Newark.
Hartwick is upstate and a 4 hour drive to BC. Coach Missy West played for Duke University. There was a lot of drive and kicking the pass out. Hartwick’s Katrina Calfield did a 360 drive in traffic. Taylor Vonasek had a few blocks at crucial times. Rutgers’s Jade Howard had some nice one on one moves and is all conference. There was very little fast breaking and mainly a half-court offense and man on man coverage. In overtime the defenses tightened up and there were many turnovers and free throws. Rutgers was down by 3 in the last seconds and had no 3 point shooters.

ent to the line just three times, converting one.  After Mt. St. Mary scored the first seven points of the game, the Bulldogs turned the tables and used a 16-0 run to take a nine-point lead, 16-7, with 10:50 left in the opening half.
Brooklyn didn’t trail again and would lead by as many as 13, before taking a 30-19 halftime lead and won 62-43.

In the second game No. 2 Hartwick played  No. 3 Rutgers-Newark. Hartwick is upstate and a 4 hour drive to BC.  Coach Missy West played for Duke University. There was a lot of drive and kicking the pass out. Hartwick’s Katrina Calfield did a 360 drive in traffic.  Taylor Vonasek had a few blocks at crucial times. Rutgers’s Jade Howard had some nice one on one moves and is all conference.  There was very little fast breaking and mainly a half court offense and man on man coverage. In overtime the defenses tightened up and there were many turnovers and free throws. Rutgers was down by 3 in the last seconds and had no 3 point shooters.

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