Chicopee, MA – The Elms College women's basketball team hosted Lasell University on Tuesday night at Picknelly Arena. The Blazers would drop the home game 79-51 to the visiting Lasers. Elms falls to 0-2 on the young season.
Elms got off to a slow start and were never able to recover. The Lasers jumped out to an 11-2 lead and would hold a 10 point advantage at the end of the opening quarter. Lasell would come out in the second quarter and continue to control the game, pushing their lead to 19 going into the break.
The third quarter would see the Lasers pull away, outscoring the Blazers 18-8 in the frame. Elms would try and battle back, the blazers would win the fourth quarter but it would be too little too late.
Samantha Lynes (Berlin, CT) would have a team high 10 points, Shannon Cullen (Brookfield, CT) and Jalin Waters (Waterbury, CT) would each have seven points on the night. Lashaunte White (Miami, FL) was the team leader in rebounds with six, and the Blazers would have four different players pick up 2 assists each.
Elms is back on the court Saturday 11/12 at 1PM when they travel to Rhode Island College.