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.