JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College women's basketball team fell to Green Mountain College 77-64 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) contest on Saturday afternoon at Carter Gym.
The Badgers drop to 1-9 (1-5 NAC) on the season while the Eagles move to 2-8 (1-6 NAC).
Green Mountain jumped out early to a 10-2 lead, but the Badgers battled back to tie the score at 10 with four minutes left in the quarter. The teams traded baskets through the remainder of the period and the Eagles took the 19-16 advantage after one.
The score stayed close through the first six minutes of the second, before Green Mountain closed the half on a 7-2 run to take a 37-29 lead into the break.
Johnson started the half on a 8-2 run to bring the score to 39-37 three minutes into the third. Green Mountain regained control through the remainder of the quarter and held a 52-46 heading into the fourth.
The Badgers hung around in the fourth, but the Eagles pulled away at the end to take the 77-64 victory.
Points: Kaitlyn Brouard – 21
Rebounds: Jocelyn Pellerin – 9
Assists: Emily Marshall – 5
GREEN MOUNTAIN LEADERS
Points: Sharena Armstrong – 32
Rebounds: Britanny Frasier – 20
Assists: Mercedes Rideout – 8
Field Goal %: Green Mountain 36.0% | Johnson 31.4%
Three-point FG %: Green Mountain 30.6% | Johnson 27.5%
Rebounds: Green Mountain 57 | Johnson 40
Assists: Green Mountain 14 | Johnson 16
Turnovers: Green Mountain 15 | Johnson 7
Points off Turnovers: Green Mountain 12 | Johnson 10
Bench Points: Green Mountain 14 | Johnson 9
Johnson will visit Lyndon on Tuesday, January 9th for a NAC contest at 5:30 p.m.