Senior forward Maddie Bledsoe was incredible in her first NESCAC Tournament game of her career as the went off for game-highs of 22 points and 11 rebounds to help lead the fifth-seeded Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to a thrilling 63-62 road win over fourth-seeded Middlebury College Saturday afternoon in the conference quarterfinals.
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Wesleyan University (16-7, 5-5 NESCAC) returns to postseason play for the first time since the 2013-14 season as the Cardinals earned the No. 5 seed in the 2018 NESCAC Women’s Basketball Championships. Wesleyan will play at fourth-seeded Middlebury College (17-7, 6-4 NESCAC) this Saturday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m.
Tara Berger ’19 scored a game-high 15 points on a perfect 6-of-6 shooting while grabbing nine rebounds and blocking five shots but the Wesleyan University women’s basketball team lost to No. 5 Bowdoin College in its regular-season finale, 88-51.
Junior guard Olivia Gorman of the Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dropped 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting Friday night to help guide the Cardinals to a 74-62 win over Colby College in Silloway Gymnasium.
Senior guard Maeve Vitale’s hot hand late in the second half helped propel the Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to a 59-50 win over in-state NESCAC rival Trinity College Friday night in Silloway Gymnasium.
Bledsoe has grabbed double-digit rebounds 11 times so far this season.