AUBURN, ME – The Moose got YSCC conference play underway for the 2018/19 season with a win against Vermont Tech, 71-64 at CMCC making them 1-0 in the conference.
HOW IT HAPPENED
This was only the second game for the women's basketball team this year and they found their stride as they worked on building in-game chemistry with both new players and new head coach Alex Stern. Through the first quarter it was a back and forth contest with multiple lead changes and both teams remaining within 4 points of each other. Through the second quarter the Moose started taking control of the game building a lead of 39-29 going into halftime. Vermont Tech fought back getting within 3 points during the second half of play but the Moose responded and regained a more comfortable lead and ultimately their first win of the new season.
MOOSE STAT OF THE GAME
Caitlin LaFountain scored 37 points tying her own single game scoring record. Tonight's performance moves LaFountain into 2nd place on the all-time leading scorers list fors UMA.
NOTES OF THE GAME
- First YSCC Conference win of the season
- First win for the new head coach Coach Alex Stern at UMA
- Caitin LaFountain tied career high of 37 points in a single game
UMA women's basketball hosts YSCC conference opponent CMCC at the Augusta Civic Center on November 6th at 6PM.