AMHERST, Mass. -- Four Jeffs posted double-digit scoring performances as fourth-ranked Amherst defeated Emmanuel 77-56 on Tuesday night at LeFrak Gymnasium.
Amherst (5-0) has now won seven consecutive against the Saints (4-3) dating back to the 2008-09 season and have extended its home unbeaten streak to 89 consecutive games.
The Jeffs opened Tuesday’s non-conference matchup on a 6-0 run within the first three minutes and hit eight of their first 11 field goals to start the game, setting the tone early.
Robertson posted a team-high 16 points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds to earn the double-double. Peterson scored a season-high 14 points. Haley Zwecker tied a career-high with six assists as the Jeffs finished 23 of 45 from the floor.
No. 9 Tufts 83, Salem State 44
MEDFORD, Mass. -- Tufts improved to 6-0 with a 83-44 win against Salem State on Tuesday night at Cousens Gym. First-year Michela North recorded her first collegiate double-double with 24 points on 10-for-14 shooting and 10 rebounds off the bench.
With the loss, the Vikings fall to 3-4.
Junior Hannah Foley tallied 10 points and six rebounds while sophomore Emma Roberson added nine points and three assists. Junior Hayley Kanner and senior Liz Moynihan each scored seven points for the Jumbos.