KSC Women Fall to Williams 79-67

'KEENE, N.H.  2/4/03  –  Abi Jackson (Jamaica Plain, MA.) had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Williams College to a 79-67 victory over Keene State College in a non-conference women's basketball game played Tuesday in Keene.


It was the third straight loss for Keene State (12-8) while Williams College improves to 14-5.


Freshman forward Stacey Morse (Lebanon, N.H.) led KSC with 16 points. Andrea Arsenault (Dover, N.H.) and Julie Tardif (Atkinson, N.H.) finished with 13 points each.  Tardif also had a team-high eight rebounds.


Trailing 44-33 at halftime, Keene State cut the lead to five points (64-59) on a basket by Morse with 6:39 to play. The Owls got no closer as the Ephs extended their lead to 13 points (76-63) with 3:50 left to play.


Kate Stumpo (Walpole, MA.) and Colleen Hession (Northampton, MA.) also added 15 points each for Williams.


The Owls struggled behind the three-point line (4-for-17) and from the line (11-for-21). .


Keene State returns to LEC play on Saturday at R.I. College (1 p.m.).