Posts tagged ‘Women’s Basketball’

Basketball Teams Cruise to Victory in Respective Season Openers

LVC had a successful opening night on the hard court with the men defeating Cairn University 83–68 and the women handling Misericordia University 64–59. The men were led by 41 points from Sam Light ’18, 14 from Will Boccanfuso, and a double-double by Andy Orr (19 points, 17 rebounds). The women had three players in double digits—Emily Mealy ’21 (17), Becky Evans ’18 (15), and Caroline Scarff ’20 (14)—and Anne Lehr ’19 added 10 assists, the second-highest in program history. In addition to being the game’s high scorer for both teams, Mealy made it a double-double with 10 rebounds in her collegiate debut.

Bobbie Macaw Atkinson ’67 Inducted into Springfield Athletic Hall of Fame

A star basketball and field hockey player while at LVC, Bobbie Macaw Atkinson ’67 was recently inducted into Springfield High School’s Athletics Hall of Fame. She was inducted with three other athletes during her high school alma mater’s homecoming football game. For Springfield, Macaw Atkinson helped lead the 1962 field hockey team to an undefeated season and was named outstanding player later that year for the school’s basketball team.