WEB UPDATE: Women defeat Maine

Posted Saturday, Dec. 17, 6:49 p.m. Behind Whitney Allen’s first career double-double, the GW women’s basketball team (5-3) defeated the University of Maine 57-47 Saturday afternoon.

“Her effort was terrific,” GW Head Coach Joe McKeown said. “She was just everywhere.”

Allen led all GW scorers with 16 points to go along with 13 rebounds. Senior Jessica Simmonds contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds, while sophomore Sara-Jo Lawrence contributed 14 points and seven rebounds to round out the Colonials who scored in double digits.

Katie Whittier led the Black Bears with 16 points, while Abby Schrader chipped in with eight points and 11 rebounds.

The Colonial women will host Yale on Tuesday in their next home contest.

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