The Wells College women's basketball team went to Elmira College and the host Soaring Eagles came away with a 58-45 victory on Friday, Nov. 30 at Elmira's Speidel Gymnasium.
Wells got off to a good start and scored the first five points of the game, while holding Elmira scoreless for the first five minutes of play. Elmira answered with a 21-1 run that stretched into the second quarter. Elmira led 33-16 at halftime.
Wells made a run in the second half and reduced the deficit to single digits. Carley Ryan had two layups and a 3-pointer to start the third quarter followed by a basket from Diamonne Harris and Wells trailed 33-25. The Elmira lead stood at 11 points headed to the fourth. Wells pulled to within nine on two occasions in the fourth quarter but Elmira held off the rallies for a 13-point victory.
Wells returns to action Saturday, Dec. 1 with a 1 p.m. home game against SUNY Cobleskill.