MCLA's men's basketball rallies to defeat Sage


NORTH ADAMS -- Tyriq Rochester's season-high 20 points led the MCLA men's basketball team to a come-from-behind 89-80 win over Sage on Thursday night at the Amsler Campus Center. The win snaps the Trailblazers' nine-game losing streak.

Sage led 68-60 with 11:33 remaining, but Rochester's put-back dunk off an Anthony Barbosa miss started a 15-0 run that put the Trailblazers (4-11) in the lead for good.

Ruben DelRosario added 16 points, 13 in the first half, for MCLA. Paul Maurice added 10 more, as MCLA shot 51 percent from the floor.

MCLA women's hoops falls

DANBURY, Conn. -- Western Connecticut got a double-double from Kerri Stolle in a 65-46 win over the visiting Trailblazers.

MCLA's women (4-11) never led, and were outrebounded 48-40. Michaela Siver scored a season-high 16 points for the Trailblazers, while Kaitlyn Chenevert pulled down 11 rebounds. MCLA, however, shot just 26 percent from the field and committed 17 turnovers.


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