westconn roundup WestConn’s Sherwood reaches 1,000 points
WestConn senior Jancy Sherwood eclipsed the 1,000-point barrier Thursday night as she netted 16 in a 103-66 loss to UMass-Dartmouth. The Colonials dropped to 5-8 on the season.
Sherwood led the country in 3-pointers made (106) a year ago and has connected on 48 so far in 2018-19. She became the 19th career 1,000-point scorer in Colonials history and now sits on 1,006 for her career.
WestConn — which is 0-5 in the LEC so far this season — will host Plymouth State on Saturday at 1 p.m.
MEN COME CLOSE
The WestConn men’s hoops team almost knocked off LEC-leading UMass-Dartmouth, ultimately falling 80-75 on Thursday on the road.
Trumbull native Rashard Rodriguez scored 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting in the defeat for the Colonials, who fell to 9-5 on the season. WestConn pulled to within 71-70 with less than two minutes left before the hosts closed out the win.
Aaron Samuel had 16 for WestConn while Geary McLeod added 13.