(Fort Kent, Maine)- The SUNY Canton women’s basketball team was beaten by the University of Maine at Fort Kent 65-57 Sunday afternoon in Northern Maine.
The Roos (10-8), ranked 17th in the latest USCAA Division I Coaches Poll, jumped out to a 28-21 lead at halftime after shooting 50 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes. But SUNY Canton cooled off in the second half as the Bengals reversed their shooting woes in the first half, outscoring the Roos 44-29 over the final 20 minutes.
SUNY Canton was led by Joelle Percy (Black River, N.Y.), who dropped in 13 points sinking 3 of 6 shots from beyond the arc. Senior Kaitlin Myers (Dannemora, N.Y.) added 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists.
Sophomore Corrine Riegel (Bainbridge, N.Y.) totaled 11 points and five boards off the bench, and junior Alicia Uhlein (Watertown, N.Y.) contributed nine points, six rebounds and four assists.
Jennifer Colpitts led the Bengals (12-9). Ranked 12th in the USCAA, with 16 points and eight rebounds, and Samantha Carapellucci added 12 points and 15 rebounds.
The Roos are next in action on Saturday, Feb. 2 when they host the College of St. Joseph at 1 p.m. at Roos House.