The Albertus Magnus women's basketball team opened tonight's contest with a 20-6 run en route to a 65-50 victory over Saint Joseph College (Conn.) on Tuesday night in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action.
Tonight's win improves the Falcons record to 8-3 on the year and 1-1 in GNAC play as the loss gives Saint Joseph College an overall record of 8-3 and a 1-1 showing in the conference standings.
Senior Sarah Boudreau (Pascoag, R.I.) had a solid game for the Falcons as she recorded 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting while she pulled down eight rebounds as well.
The Falcons came out strong in the first half as they opened the game with a 12-4 run before extending their lead to 20-6 seven minutes into the game. Albertus led by as much as 18 in the first frame, taking a 29-11 lead at the 8:30 mark on a Carrero fast-break layup.
Carrero scored 10 of her 18 points in the first half as the Falcons shot 45.2-percent from the floor. Albertus finished the night shooting 41.4-percent on 24-of-58 shooting.
Karle tallied 13 of her 18 points in the opening frame as she was 3-of-3 from the floor and 2-of-2 from behind the arc.
The Falcons held Saint Joseph to a 28.6-percent shooting in the contest as the Blue Jays hit 18-of-63 from the field. The Falcons also out-rebounded Saint Joseph 49-36 on the night.
Albertus will head to Brooklyn College on Wednesday for their second game in two days. The Falcons and Bulldogs will square off beginning at 5:30 p.m.