Eagles Sweep NAC Hoops Opener
Opening night in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) and the Husson University Eagles roll through a doubleheader sweep at Northern Vermont-Lyndon.
Husson Men 96 Northern Vermont-Lyndon 64: Eagles senior forward Justin Martin was one of four players in double-digit scoring with 11 and he had another four blocked shots, adding to his school career record 166.
The Eagles jumped out to a 22-5 lead in the first five minutes and never looked back. 12 different Husson players scored points.
The Eagles improve to 4-1 overall and 1-0 NAC.
Husson Women 72 Northern Vermont-Lyndon 45: Sami Ireland led a balanced scoring attack as the Eagles opened defense of their NAC title. The junior center scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Four players in double figure scoring as the Eagles scored 25 points off 25 NV-Lyndon turnovers.
Husson improves to 2-2 overall and 1-0 NAC.
NOTE: The Eagles play a doubleheader at Northern Vermont-Johnson Saturday afternoon.