Utica, NY- The Utica women's basketball team placed three players in double figures as they wire to wire in a 73-57 win over the visiting MCLA Trailblazers this evening. The Pioneers improve to 3-2 on the season. MCLA drops their second straight as they are now 3-3 overall.
Utica led early and took command on the heels of a 27-15 first quarter. They would increase the margin to 46-29 at halftime and never looked back. MCLA never got close in the second half as the Pioneers held the Trailblazers at bay.
Petrina DeMarco ended with a game high 15 point night for the hosts. Nicolette Conkin added 14 points and 9 rebounds while Brigid Johndrow filled the stat sheet. She ended with 10 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists, and 3 steals.
Utica shot 45% in the win and canned nine three pointers on the night.
The Trailblazers were hurt by the Pioneers off the glass as they were outrebounded 43-30. Utica also held MCLA to just 36% shooting from the floor.
MCLA is back in action Tuesday night at home when they host Williams.