WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Paige Russell (pictured) had a game-high 22 points and the Mules had no turnovers in the opening half on the way to a 91-38 non-conference win over Fisher College on Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
Russell, a first-year guard, shot 8-for-11 from the field, 6-for-9 from 3-point range, added seven rebounds, and four assists. She had 19 points in the second half to help the Mules pull away for good.
Haley Driscoll was 6-for-8 from the field for 12 points and dished three assists, while Emily Davis had 10 points on 4-for-7 shooting, seven boards, and three assists. Ainsley Burns finished with 11 points, MK Caverly had eight assists, Katie McCrum contributed five assists, and Jackie Albanese scored eight points.
After Colby took a 20-10 lead after the first quarter, Fisher's Madison Carroll nailed a 3-point shot just eight seconds into the second quarter to cut the margin to seven points. The Mules used a 7-0 run to go up 27-13 and went on to lead 43-23 at intermission.