(Worcester, MA) - The Holyoke CC women's basketball team opened their 2016-17 season with a victory over Quinsigamond CC on Thursday evening. The visiting Lady Cougars won 43-37 under the guidance of first-year head coach, Kari Manning.
The Lady Cougars were led offensively by Bethany Serrano (Holyoke, MA / Paulo Freire Charter HS) who scored 12 points in the win. Yesenia Leon (Springfield, MA / Putnam Voc Tech HS) and Holly Wardwell (Granby, MA / Granby HS) each scored eight points.
Holyoke's next game is their home opener on Tuesday November 15th at 5:30pm verses Springfield Technical CC. The game will be played on HCC's Golas Court in the PeoplesBank Gymnasium in the Bartley Center and will be followed by the HCC men's basketball team hosting STCC at 7:30pm.
Photos: (Left) NJCAA baketball logo. (Right) Yesenia Leon warming up during her freshman season. (Thumbnail) HCC sinks a basket.