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January 4, 2013

Dumas leads Hartwick women past Nazareth

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Brittney Dumas’ college-bests of 21 points and 10 rebounds helped Hartwick College to a 62-44 Empire 8 Conference women’s basketball victory at Nazareth College on Friday.

Dumas made of 9 of 16 shots from the floor for the Hawks (8-3, 2-0), who outscored Nazareth (3-8, 0-1), 35-18, in the second half.

Maria Foglia and Lee Arduini had 10 points and four rebounds apiece for Hartwick. Foglia also had a game-high four assists to go along with three steals.

Hartwick led, 27-26, at halftime. The Hawks then started the second half on a 19-4 run to take a 46-30 lead.

Kate Purcell started the run with a three-pointer. Arduini then scored two straight baskets.

Following a Nazareth basket, Dumas and Foglia scored layups off a pair of steals. When Arduini hit a three with 13 minutes left, the Hawks lead swelled to 46-30.

Purcell finished with nine points, five rebounds and four steals.

Hartwick will travel to Houghton College at 4 p.m. Saturday.