Cardinal Classic Day 2: Bates College Bobcats Vs Potsdam State Bears November 18th 2023

NCAA Division III Women's Basketball
runner in the lane
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

Bates College Morgan Kennedy (4) with the runner in the lane between the defenders for a game-high 22 points. It would be day 2 of the Cardinal Classic Women's Basketball Tournament and it would be a matchup for the title between Bates College from the NESCAC and the Potsdam State Bears of the SUNYAC after they both won yesterday. The Bobcats would be off and running in the first quarter and their defense would keep the Bears in check as the Bobcats would have the 14-3 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the teams would be more evenly matched as the Bobcats would only win the quarter 14-12 but the Bears would be behind 28-15 at the half. When the teams returned for the second half the teams would stay evenly matched but the Bears would be unable to do anything with the deficit as the Bobcats would win the quarter 15-14 and have a 43-31 lead as they enter the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Bobcats would finish off the Bears with a 15-6 quarter and the Bobcats would get 58-35 the win. In the winning effort, Morgan Kennedy would lead the way with 22 points as they go to 3-0 on the season and the Potsdam State Bears fall to 2-1 on the season. Gallery

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