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Endicott Edges Eastern Nazarene, 61-59

Mikaela Rogers begins to shoot the ball.

QUINCY, Mass. – The Endicott women's basketball team edged Eastern Nazarene, 61-59, on Thursday night at the Lahue Physical Education Center.

The game was close from the start as the Lions held a slight 12-11 advantage through the first quarter. 

Both teams traded the lead several times throughout the second frame, but the score was tied 25-25 heading into halftime. 

Eastern Nazarene went up by as many as five points midway through the third period. The Gulls, however, upped the pressure and found themselves with a 45-43 lead when Mikaela Rogers (Haverhill, Mass.) made a jump shot with eight seconds remaining in the quarter. 

The Lions attempted a rally in the final quarter and even tied the game up three separate times, but Endicott held on to secure the 61-59 victory. 

Emily Pratt (Gardner, Mass.) led the team in points with 13, while Rogers pulled down a team-high seven rebounds throughout the contest.



  • Alyssa Cosio Murillo (Santa Barbara, Calif.) led the offense with 24 points. 
  • Michelle Detwiler (Elkhart, Ind.) recorded nine rebounds for the Lions, while Shelby Holmes (Seeley Lake, Mont.) and Seniesha Sekaquaptewa (Scottsdale, Ariz.) each had eight. 
  • Eastern Nazarene held a 40-29 rebound advantage. 


Endicott (8-7, 6-3 CCC) travels to the University of New England on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Nazarene (8-8, 2-7 CCC) travels to Western New England for a 1:00 p.m. contest on Saturday, Jan. 20.

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(Photo Credit - David Le '10)

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