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29 Points from Morton Powers Women's Basketball Past Pine Manor

29 Points from Morton Powers Women's Basketball Past Pine Manor

Boston, Mass. – Junior Erin Morton (Norway, Maine) powered the Wentworth women's basketball team past Pine Manor College, 62-54, inside Tansey Gymnasium on Tuesday evening. Morton bucketed 29 points, including 5-for-7 shooting from three-point range, and recorded her sixth straight game in double figures. With the result, the Leopards earned their eighth win of the season, which is the most since 2010.




  • The first quarter was evenly matched, as Morton and Kayla Kelley (Boston, Mass.) combined for back-to-back treys for a 6-4 lead at the 6:39 mark. The junior duo then bucketed two points apiece for a 10-4 advantage, but the Gators answered with a 10-5 run, thanks to four points from Mandy Mastropasqua, who tied things up 10-10 with a deep three-pointer. After the first quarter, the Leopards held a 15-14 advantage. While the Leopards never relinquished the lead, the Gators knocked at the back door before halftime, cutting a five-point deficit down to two, 28-26, at the break.
  • Unfortunately for Pine Manor, who trailed 43-38 after the third quarter, Morton went 3-for-3 from long range and scored 13 points over the final ten minutes. After a freebie from Nandi Eskridge pulled the Gators within a single possession, 43-41, Wentworth turned a 9-3 run and three-point frenzy, all off the hands of Morton to boost the Leopard lead, 52-44. Morton's spurt kept the Leopards out in front until the final whistle for their eighth win of the season.


  • This marks the third game Morton has booked 20 points or more, and second over the past three games
  • Wentworth sports its winningest season since 2010, and best overall season under head coach Matt Phippard's reign
  • WIT owned Pine Manor on the glass by a 50-40 margin, and dominated the paint 24-12
  • Isabella Perez leads the Commonwealth Coast Conference in 4.8 assists per game


  • Wentworth earns its second straight win against Pine Manor, and holds a 7-1 advantage in the all-time series dating back to 2009.


  • The Leopards will host Endicott on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. for their final home game of the season.


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