Men's Basketball Falls to College of St. Joseph's in Quarterfinals

Men's Basketball Falls to College of St. Joseph's in Quarterfinals

Auburn, ME - The men's basketball team traveled to Aurburn for the YSCC Elite 8 and lost to College of St. Joseph's in the quarterfinal round 92-70. 

St. Joseph's came out strong and took a quick 14-2 lead but the Rams fought back and had the game to a two point deficit with 2 minutes remaining in the first half.  At half time the Rams were down down by 6 to the top seed in the conference.  

In the second half the men continued to play aggressive basketball but were not able match the scoring on the Saints.  Leading the Rams was 1st team all-conference player Eddie Kopacz with 37 points and 14 rebounds.  Sean Tocci and Hunter Engel each added 11 points and Adam Merrill had 8 rebounds.  

The Rams finish the season 4-13 and qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2003.  Congratulations to the team and coach Witts on a great season.