Women's basketball earns big NESCAC victory over Williams

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Emily Davis and Haley Driscoll (pictured) both had 16 points to help the Colby College women's basketball team break away from a halftime tie on the way to a 57-47 victory over Williams College in NESCAC play Friday.

The Mules move to 7-6 overall and 1-2 in the conference, while the Ephs drop to 11-4 and 1-2 in the league.

Davis was 6-for-10 from the field, had eight rebounds, and two steals. Driscoll made eight of her 11 shots and pulled down seven boards. 

Ainsley Burns added nine points for the winners, MK Caverly scored seven points and dished a game-high six assists, and Katie McCrum finished with six points, two assists, and two steals.

Colby held the Ephs to just 29.4 percent shooting (15-for-51) from the field and 5.3 percent (1-for-19) from 3-point range. The Mules shot 47.8 percent (22-for-46) from the field and both teams had 32 rebounds.

Devon Caveney and Amanni Fernandez both had 13 points for Williams.

The Ephs led by as much as nine points (22-13) before Colby roared back and tied the game at 24-24 at the break. 

With the score 30-30, Colby took the lead for good on back-to-back jumpers by Driscoll and Davis. Williams cut Colby's margin to 49-45 with 1:50 left in the game, but Davis hit a jumper with 1:24 remaining and Caverly was 3-for-4 from the foul line to push the margin to 54-45.

Box: http://www.nescac.com/sports/wbkb/2016-17/boxscores/20170113_fmhp.xml

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