Women's Basketball can't keep pace with Utica, fall 80-54

Women's Basketball can't keep pace with Utica, fall 80-54

North Adams, MA- Utica's Sydney Przygoda scored 28 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the women's basketball team past MCLA 80-54 this afternoon in non league play.  The Pioneers improve to 4-1 on the season.  The Trailblazers dip to 2-3.

Utica led 14-9 after one quarter and then built a 36-23 lead at halftime.  From there, it was Przygoda.  She would score 21 of her 28 points after halftime to blow the game open.  The forward would score six straight points out of the locker room to increase the lead to 42-25.  Utica would go on to dominate the third quarter and led 66-38 after three quarters.

MCLA did outscore the Pioneers in the fourth quarter, however the game was already decided.

Przygoda was 11-18 from the floor and added 2 assists and 3 steals in the win.  Nicolette Conkin added 15 points and 5 assists.  

Utica shot 44% in the win and canned ten shots from beyond the arc.  They did overcome 24 turnovers in the win.

MCLA was paced by Kylah Langston's team best 11 point night.  Emily Burke chipped in with 10.

The Trailblazers shot just 32% and fell victim to 22 turnovers of their own.

Utica also held a sizable 51-38 edge off the glass.

MCLA is back in action on Tuesday when they host Fisher at 5pm.