Morgan Kendrew climbed into Brandeis's top-10 in scoring with 21 points, giving her 973 for her career, as the Judges defeated their rivals from the Big Apple. Junior Erika Higginbottom had a career-high 18 as well.
No Brandeis player scored in double figures tonight as the Judges hit just 22 percent from the floor. Sophomore Nicolina Vitale scored seven points off the bench, as did senior Kelly Ethier, while Morgan Kendrew was held to single digits for just the second time in UAA play with eight.
Despite a second-straight 20-point performance from Morgan Kendrew and the first career double-double from classmate Shannon Hassan (10 p, 10 r), the host Spartans ended the game on a 21-5 run to take the UAA win.
Despite senior guard Morgan Kendrew leading three Judges in double figures with 13 points, Brandeis could not overcome the duo of junior guard Evy Iacono and senior forward Erin Hollinger as they dropped their 6th consecutive UAA contest.
The Brandeis women came out strong, taking an early 20-15 lead, but the Eagles connected on 13 3-pointers to take the UAA win. Sophomore Kasey Dean had a fine game off the bench with 7 points, 9 boards and 3 steals.
Despite 18 points from Morgan Kendrew and a 45-41 edge on the glass against the top rebounding team in Division III, the Judges couldn't hang in against a late onslaught from the fifth-rated Yellowjackets.
The Judges outscored the Lions, 33-17, in the second half thanks to a fine performance from junior Courtney Ness, who had eight points and five boards after the break to finish with 10 and 7, respectively.
Six standout athletes whose careers spanned the first half-century of Brandeis’ sports history will be inducted into the 14th class of the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on March 31 in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on campus, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa ’90 and Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) President Jim Leahy '85 announced.
The Judges fell behind 14-1 before hitting their first field goal to suffer their first losing streak of the season. Senior Shannon Hassan led the Judges with 14 points, while junior Sam Anderson had her second 12-rebound performance of the season.