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Gators Fall to Raiders

Gators Fall to Raiders

(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Women's Basketball team earned their fourth win of the season as they defeated visiting Pine Manor College, 77-72 inside the Muldoon Gymnasium on Wednesday evening. Rivier climbs above .500 with a 4-3 overall record while the Gators fall to 1-5.


Rivier was paced the offensive prowess of junior Caitlyn Perry (Nashua, N.H.) who led the team with 23 points. Classmate Savanna Butterfield (Londonderry, N.H.) recorded yet another double-double as she knocked down 18 points and collect 13 rebounds. Junior Caitlin Bulger (Quincy, Mass.) also reached double figures with 19 points as she shot a perfect 5-for-5 from beyond the arc. Freshman Kaylee Kacavas (Dracut, Mass.) added eight points in the win for the Raiders.


Pine Manor saw four different student-athletes all reach double-digits with senior Alexis Lee (Akron, Ohio) leading the team with 20 points. Senior Anastasia Walker (West Springfield, Mass.) shot 4-for-5 from the floor on her way to 13 points and junior Fredrika Lawson (Dorchester, Mass.) added 12 points and six rebounds. Sophomore Erica Jones (Atlanta, Ga.) had herself a solid evening with 11 points and nine rebounds to go along with her three assists.


Next up for the Raiders will be another non-conference battle as this time it will be on the road against Westfield State University on Saturday afternoon. Pine Manor will tip-off with Williams College at the Williams Classic on Friday night.