WATERVILLE, Maine -- Haley Driscoll and Katie McCrum (pictured) combined for 27 points, but the Colby College women's basketball team fell 55-49 to University of Massachusetts at Boston on Tuesday.
Quinones was 8-for-13 from the field, including a 2-of-3 effort from 3-point range. Maritza Scott also came off the bench and scored 13 points on 5-for-9 shooting. Katie Mathieu, another reserve player, added a game-high seven assists, six rebounds, and added four points for the Beacons.
Driscoll, the NESCAC Player of the Week for last week, had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Mules. McCrum was 3-for-5 from 3-point range on the way to 13 points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals. MK Caverly had a team-high five assists and six rebounds, while Emily Davis added six rebounds and five points.
Colby received back-to-back 3-point shots from McCrum to go up for the last time at 33-30, but Quinones answered with a trey to tie the game at 33. With the score 37-37, the Beacons went on a 6-2 scoring run over the last 4:27 of the third quarter to take a 43-39 margin into the final 10 minutes.
Colby scored two straight baskets to cut the lead to 52-49 with 2:04 to play, but could not score another point. UMB hit 3-for-4 from the foul line in the final 24 seconds for the final points.