The Central Connecticut State University women’s basketball team was stopped by Boston College 66-46 on Sunday afternoon.
Freshman Cebria Outlow scored a game-high 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and had two assists in her first career start. Sophomore Kiana Patterson netted 12 points, adding three assists, and two steals.
Central Connecticut heads into its non-conference finale with a 1-9 overall record, while the Eagles near the .500 mark after improving to 5-6.
Right from the tip, Patterson penetrated and dished a pass to senior Giocelis Reynoso for the Blue Devils’ first points of the game.
Outlow brought energy for the Blue Devils on the offensive and defensive end to start, notching seven points, and one rebound, assist, and steal in the opening 10 minutes.
Boston College went on a 7-0 run to start the second quarter, increasing its lead to 23-13, and outscored CCSU 15-4 in the period. The Eagles’ three-point threat, Kelly Hughes, connected on two from deep.
Despite the Blue Devils’ packing it in in their 2-3 zone defense, CCSU had trouble containing Mariella Fasoula as an effective presence in the post. At the half, Fasoula led the Eagles with 12 points, and BC held a 20-9 advantage on the boards.
Central Connecticut struggled to execute out of the halftime gate as the Eagles went on a 17-4 scoring run, getting points from five different players. At the end of the third quarter, Boston College opened up its largest margin of the contest at 55-25.