Emerson 63 Connecticut College 57 Malman Nets 19 Points for Camels

Emerson 63 Connecticut College 57 Malman Nets 19 Points for Camels

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Charlie Boyle (Scotts Valley, Calif.) poured in a game-high 21 points with nine rebounds to lead the Emerson College Lions to a 63-57 victory at Connecticut College Tuesday night. Boyle was 10-for-13 from the field and had two assists and three steals. 

Maya Savino (Killingworth, Conn.) chipped in with 13 points for the visitor.

Emerson improved its record to 4-2 with the triumph while the Camels fell to 6-2 with the setback 

Senior Liz Malman (Mendham, N.J.) had 19 points to lead the Camels offensively. She is just 23 points shy of 1,000 for her career. Sophomore Payton Ouimette (Medfield, Mass.) finished with 14 points and six rebounds for Connecticut College.  Mairead Hynes (Mahopac, N.Y.) had seven points and 11 rebounds.

The game was tied up at 8-8 after one. The Camels ended the second quarter with a flurry as Malman assisted Ouimette on back-to-back field goals to vault the hosts out to a 20-17 lead at the break. But Emerson took control in the third, out-scoring the Camels 33-to-19 to build a 50-39 lead. Katie Foultz (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) buried a three-ball from the top of the key at the buzzer that provided the Lions with their 11 point cushion. 

Boyle canned a jumper with 8:43 remaining to make it a 52-40 game. But the Camels clawed to within 52-45 when Hynes hit Malman on a back-door cut to the basket with 7:14 to go. Malman scored four more points in the final minute to get the Camels to within five but the Lions were able to hold on for the 63-57 victory.