Women's Basketball

Women's basketball cruises to 22-point win at SUNY Polytechnic

Mia Caterisano '19 established career highs in points and rebounds in Saturday's 91-69 win at SUNY Polytechnic (Josh McKee photo).
Mia Caterisano '19 established career highs in points and rebounds in Saturday's 91-69 win at SUNY Polytechnic (Josh McKee photo).

The Hamilton College Continentals shot 53.6 percent from the field and posted a 91-69 non-conference win against the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Wildcats at SUNY Poly's Campus Center Gym on Saturday afternoon.

Hamilton (3-0 overall) was 9 of 16 (56.3 percent) from 3-point range and went 8-for-10 at the free-throw line. The Continentals enjoyed a 42-24 rebounding advantage and outscored the Wildcats 48-23 in bench points.

Mia Caterisano '19 led Hamilton with career highs of 12 points and nine rebounds off the bench. Halie Serbent '19, Kayla Glemaud '21 and Kelcie Zarle '22 chipped in 10 points each. Scout Lansing '21 dropped in nine points and handed out four assists, and Carly O'Hern '20, Marie Steiner '20, Liz Arnold '22 and Maura Smith '22 added eight points each.

Kiersten Leos paced SUNY Poly (1-2) with a game-high 20 points. Rylie Smith scored 13 points, Shannon Harrison had 11 and Molly Burdick had 10. Samantha Dayter contributed 10 points and eight boards. The Wildcats made 9 of 19 shots (47.4 percent) from beyond the arc and went 20-for-24 (83.3 percent) at the line.

The Continentals led 21-13 after one quarter, 41-26 at the half and 71-47 at the end of three quarters. Eleven of Hamilton's 12 players who appeared in the game scored points.

The Continentals aim to remain perfect on the season as they make the short trip to Utica College on Monday, Nov. 26 for another non-conference game at 7 p.m.