Connecticut College 72, Saint Joseph College 47 Gabelman Tallies 21 Points & 15 Rebounds for Camels

NEW LONDON, Conn.---The Connecticut College women's basketball coasted to a 72-47 victory against visiting Saint Joseph College at Luce Field House Saturday. The Camels improve their record to 5-1 with the win, while the Blue Jays slip to 4-2 with the setback. Tara Gabelman (Irvington, N.Y.) poured in a game-high 21 points and ripped down 15 rebounds to lead the Camels to the victory. Gabelman has now registered double-doubles in her past three starts. Jenn Shinall (Redding, Conn.) inched closer to the 1000 point barrier, finishing with 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the hosts. With 984 points, Shinall needs just 16 more to become the 12th Camel women's basketball player to reach the 1000 point plateau. Jeanna Dunleavy (Chatham, N.J.) finished with eight points for the winning side. Caitlin Cimino (Falmouth, Maine) added six points and four rebounds for the hosts. Sophomore Mary Hyde (Derby, Conn.) netted 16 points to lead the visiting Blue Jays. Devon Diliberto (Waterbury, Conn.) reached double-digits with 10 points for Saint Joseph. The Camels put this game away early with a lethal 13-to-0 in the latter stages of the first half. Shinall knocked down a pair of threes during the stretch while Gabelman continued to dominate the post with 13 points and 10 boards in the opening half of action. After Cimino converted a pair of free throws with 4:47 remaining, the Camels were on their way to victory with an insurmountable 36-10 advantage. Both teams will return to action Monday. The Blue Jays will host Daniel Webster College for a 7:00 p.m. game in West Hartford, Conn. The Camels will meet cross-town rival Mitchell College for a 7:00 p.m. game at Luce Field House.

December 3, 2011

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