AMHERST, Mass. – Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) surpassed 1,500 career points as Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball fell to #7 Amherst College, 68-39, on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action inside of LeFrak Gymnasium.
Felix, who now has 1,504 career points, becomes the third player in Maine Maritime women's basketball history to reach the milestone.
How it Happened: The defending national champions went on a 12-0 run late in the first quarter to take a 20-10 advantage after the first stanza. The Mammoths took a 34-19 advantage into halftime and held off the Mariners in the second half to claim the victory.
Inside the Numbers: Felix led the Mariners with 17 points, seven rebounds, two assists and a steal. Melinda Ogden (Searsport, Maine) added eight points, three rebounds and an assist, while Megan McLean (Eliot, Maine) pulled down seven rebounds and scored three points and Mikayla Charters (Newport, Maine) tallied a team-high three assists, and added a rebound and a point.
Madeline Eck tallied a game-high 19 points to lead the Mammoths, while adding five rebounds, three steals and an assist. Hannah Fox contributed 13 points, five steals, four rebounds, four assists and a block and Cam Hendricks chipped in with 10 points, two rebounds, two steals and a pair of blocks.
Up Next: The Mariners fall to 6-2 on the season, while the Mammoths improve to 6-1 overall. Maine Maritime returns to action on December 29 and 30 at the Coastal Classic Tournament hosted by Bowdoin College.