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3 Bulldogs hit double figures in loss to MSU

Photo Credits: Dave Silverman Photography
Photo Credits: Dave Silverman Photography

EAST LANSING, MICH. – Three Bulldogs from the Bryant University women's basketball team reached double figures in the 100-60 road loss to Michigan State this afternoon.

Alana Perkins led with 15, Brooke Bjelko scored 11, and Megan Bodziony tallied 10 points.

The Particulars
Bryant (0-4,0-0) Michigan St, (4-0, 0-0)
Location: Breslin Center (East Lansing, Mich.)

 Key Moment

  • The Spartans went on a 24-1 run to take a 53-18 lead in the second quarter.

 How it Happened

  • The first quarter started off in a back-and-forth affair. The Bulldogs tied the game at nine in the first four minutes, behind four points from Bjelko, a three-pointer from Perkins, and a layup by Nicole Gallagher.
  • Bryant then tied it at 11, before the Spartans went on a 7-0 run (18-11).
  • Bjelko and Perkins then combined for six points to go along with nine points from MSU to create a 27-17 Spartan lead after one quarter.
  • Michigan State then went on a 24-1 run, which produced a 35 point lead (53-18).
  • The Black and Gold outscored MSU 15-9 in the final three minutes of the first half (59-34). Juliette Golden, Shannon O'Connor, and Megan Bodziony scored in close. Gallagher drained a three on a fast break, and Perkins nailed back-to-back three's during the run.
  • MSU outscored Bryant 12-6 heading into the third quarter media timeout (71-45).
  • Bodziony scored eight points to finish the third quarter along with baskets from Blanca Chasco, Mariona Planes Fortuny, and Perkins.
  • The Black and Gold were outscored 19-6 in the final period of the game (100-60).


  • Perkins led Bryant with 15 points and went 4-of-10 from three-point range.
  • Bjelko scored 11, and Bodziony posted 10 points.
  • The Bulldogs had 31 boards as a team.
  • Bryant produced nine steals.


  • Perkins led the Black and Gold in scoring for the third game this season.
  • Bodziony scored a career-high 10 points.
  • The Bulldogs had nine steals for a second consecutive game.

Next Up

The Black and Gold will finish the road trip against the Fighting Irish, Sunday at 5:00 p.m.