Harrison carries Women’s Basketball past Clark, 70-66

Cassidy Harrison

WORCESTER, Mass. --- Junior guard Cassidy Harrison (Foxborough, Mass. / Foxborough) scored 32 points to lead the Becker College women's basketball team to a 70-66 victory over Clark University on Saturday evening in the consolation game of the 2018 Worcester City Tournament at the Harrington Auditorium in Worcester.

THE BASICS
November 10, 2018
Harrington Auditorium, Worcester
Score: Becker 70, Clark 66
Records: Becker (1-1) | Clark (0-2)

AT A GLANCE
• Harrison shot 9-of-13 from the field and 10-of-10 from the free throw line. The junior also finished with three steals and three rebounds. Combined with her performance against host WPI on Friday evening, Harrison was named to the All-Tournament Team. Harrison has opened the season by hitting 18 free throws straight.
• Becker senior forward Adrianna Dowdy (East Haven, Conn. / Hill Regional Career) posted her second double-double in as many games with 15 points and 11 boards. The team captain also produced on the defensive end with two steals and one block.
• Clark's Ogechi Ezemma (Hope Valley, RI) led the Cougars with a double-double of 21 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Cougars.
• Becker trailed by two with 1:06 left in the game but finished on a 7-1 run, including four free throws by Harrison to ice it.

BY THE NUMBERS
• Becker senior forward Ciara McKissick (Charlton, Mass. / Shepherd Hill Regional) added eight rebounds with a team-best five assists, four points and one block.
• Becker sophomore guard Jazlyn Contreras (Pawtucket, R.I. / St. Mary Academy) came off the bench to score six points with three steals in just 21 minutes.
• Sophomore Hannah Favaloro (Blackstone, MA) narrowly missed another Clark double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds and senior Cori Ouellette (Madison, CT) chipped in with nine points. The Cougars defense featured five steals by freshman Virginia Benbow (Durham, CT), followed by Ezemma and freshman Camryn Richey (Upton, MA) with three apiece.
• Clark held a 45-34 margin off the glass and only committed one more turnover than the Hawks. Both teams registered a dozen assists.

UP NEXT
The Hawks are back on the court when they travel of the University of New England for a 7:00 p.m. game.

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