AMHERST, Mass. -- Megan Robertson was one point shy of tying a career-high Thursday night as the junior recorded 25 points to lead fifth-ranked Amherst to a 63-52 win against Skidmore at LeFrak Gymnasium.
With the win, the Jeffs (2-0) extended their home winning streak to 88 games, while the Thoroughbreds dropped their third consecutive to begin the 2013-14 season.
Giddins finished with a double-double, scoring 15 points and grabbing a game-high 11 boards. Robertson was one rebound shy of another Jeff double-double, finishing with 25 points and nine boards on 10-of-17 shooting. Jaime Renner ’17 dished out a game-high four assists and the Jeffs defense stepped up once again, causing 21 turnovers.
Three Thoroughbreds scored double-digit points with Botiba leading the way, scoring 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor and 7-of-10 from the line. Jordyn Wartts ’14 posted 14 points and McLaughlin joined them in double-figures with 10.