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Women's basketball drops conference game to Bantams

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Katie McCrum and Keagan Dunbar both had 15 points for Colby College, but Peace Kabari finished with 20 points and a game-high 12 rebounds as Trinity College took  a 65-50 win in NESCAC women's basketball Sunday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
 
The Bantams improve to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in the league, while the Mules are 6-8 and 0-3 in the league.
 
By the numbers
* Kabari was 8-for-11 from the field, 3-of-3 from the foul line, and had two steals.
 
* Courtney Erickson tied Kabari with game-high scoring honors at 20 points and three assists for Trinity. Meghan Lewis added a game-high five steals, while Bailey Hyland had seven points and four rebounds.
 
* McCrum (pictured) and Dunbar each hit three 3-point shots for Colby.  Jane MacKerron had a nice game off the bench with eight points on 4-for-6 shooting, 10 rebounds, and a game-high five blocked shots.
 
* The Bantams were 16-for-22 from the foul line and had a 46-35 rebounding advantage. Colby had double figures in blocked shots for the second straight game with 10.
 
Game highlights
* The two teams combined for 42 points in the opening quarter, with the Bantams taking a 23-19 lead.
 
* After Colby's Ainsley Burns hit a layup with 6:08 to play to cut Trinity's lead to 25-23, the Bantams used a 14-2 run the rest of the way to take a 39-25 halftime lead.
 
* Trinity had its largest  lead at 22 points in the third quarter, but Colby did battle back and had a chance to cut the lead to 10 points in the fourth quarter.
 
Next up
* Colby plays host to Maine Maritime Academy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
 
* Trinity plays at Western New England at 6 p.m. Wednesday.