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Connecticut College 68, Fisher College 58 Vadas Nets 21 Points for Camels

Connecticut College 68, Fisher College 58 Vadas Nets 21 Points for Camels

Boston, Mass. (January 28, 2014, Bill Maddock Fisher) – Tyler Shular (Norwalk, Conn.) scored  21 points but the Fisher College Falcons dropped a NCAA-NAIA cross over matchup with Connecticut College, 68-58, Tuesday evening at Fectau-Leary Gymnasium in Lynn, Massachusetts.

The loss drops the Falcons to 11-14 on the season (11-14/0-0 A.I.I) while the Camels of Connecticut College improve to 8-8 (8-8/ 1-3 NESCAC).

Connecticut College was paced by senior forward Matt Vadas' (Spring Lake Heights, N.J.) 21 points and 11 rebounds. The 6'4" guard went 8 for 18 from the floor and 3 for 12 from behind the arc. Senior Mason Lopez (Hoboken, N.J.) was the only other Camel to score in double figures, finishing with 12 points on 3 of 9 shooting.

"We played hard in a tough mid week road game and we are fortunate to have won," Connecticut College Head Coach Tom Satran said. "Hopefully, this will give us a little momentum for the weekend."

 

Fisher trailed 29-24 at the break after the Falcons managed just 29% from the field (11-38).  Connecticut College faired slighting better, shooting 38% (11-29).

Over the course of the 40 minutes, Fisher managed to out rebound the visitors, 40-38, but surrendered 13 second chance points while only scoring 10 of their own. Connecticut's advantage came from its bench scoring, out producing the Falcons 20-3, including seven points from freshman guard Alex Hall (Durham, N.C.).

The Falcons return to action Sunday, February 2nd when they host Washington Adventist at 2:00PM while Connecticut College hosts Tufts University Friday, January 31st at 8:00PM.