BOSTON, Mass. – The Lasell College women's basketball team dropped a 68-38 decision over Emmanuel College Saturday afternoon at the Jean Yawkey Center in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action. With the win, EC improves to 10-9 overall and a perfect 5-0 in GNAC play while the loss drops the Lasell to 5-12 and 1-4 in the GNAC.
The Lasers jumped out to a 5-2 lead but it was short lived as a junior guard Sarah Higgins (Groveland, Mass.) put the Saints up for good with a layup with 16:05 left in the half to make it 6-5 in favor of the hosts.
With 9:52 to play in the half, senior forward Jennifer Bujnowski (Salem, N.H.) drained a jumper to push the Emmanuel lead to double-figures at 18-7.
Each squad is back in action on Tuesday, February 3 when the Saints hit the road for a GNAC tilt in Providence, R.I. vs. Johnson & Wales at 7:00 PM while the Lasers head to Saint Joseph's College (ME) for a 5:30 PM contest.