Norton, MA --- Sophomore Theresa Logan (Southboro, MA) finished with 16 points to propel the WPI Women's Basketball team to 67-58 victory over host Wheaton Saturday afternoon in its regular season finale. The win was the fourth straight for the Engineers who move to 18-6 overall and finish NEWMAC play with a 14-4 ledger.
WPI is the second seed in next week's NEWMAC Tournament and after a first round bye, will take on Wednesday's Clark at Smith winner next Saturday at 3pm in the NEWMAC semifinals at Babson. The championship game is set for Sunday, February 27th at 1pm also at Babson.
To start the second half, a pair of Wheaton 3's sandwiched around two WPI freebies gave the Lyons a 34-30 edge with 18:52 remaining. However, the visitors ripped off 19 of the game's next 23 points for a 49-38 cushion at 11:17. The margin remained between eight and 11 points the rest of the way, with Wheaton's final eight-point deficit coming with 4:44 to play.