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Women’s Basketball Runs Away From Norwich 57-46

Women’s Basketball Runs Away From Norwich 57-46

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Seeding for the upcoming GNAC Tournament was on the line Saturday between Norwich University and the Johnson & Wales University women's basketball teams. The Wildcats came out on top, 57-46, and grabbed the No. 7 seed.

Norwich: 8-17, 4-7 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 13-12, 5-6 GNAC

Statistical Leaders:
Britney Gallagher (JWU): 19 points, 6 rebounds
Tiondra Hands (JWU): 12 points, 5 assists

Of Note:
With the win, Johnson & Wales will be the seventh seed for next week's GNAC Tournament. The Wildcats will travel to Saint Joseph's on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The Wildcats owned the first half, outscoring the Cadets, 27-16, in the first 20 minutes. JWU limited Norwich to just one bucket in the first eight minutes of the second quarter. Maddy Moro's jumper put JWU up 24-10 at the 2:15 mark.

The lead grew to as many as 17, 54-37, on a Britney Gallagher three-pointer at the 4:43 mark of the fourth quarter.

Gallagher paced the Wildcats with a game-high 19 points. Tiondra Hands was the only other JWU player in double figures with 12 points.   

Up Next:
Saint Joseph's won the regular season match up, 70-53, thanks to a 19-6 fourth quarter.