The UMass women’s basketball team got out to an early lead and Hailey Leidel finished with 20 points in a 71-59 win over Incarnate Word, Friday at the Mullins Center. UMass led 18-10 after the first quarter and 39-21 at the break.
Leidel shot 6 of 14 from the floor, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range. She added 11 rebounds, three blocks and four assists. Paige McCormick had 13 points, four rebounds and a pair of steals. Bre Hampton-Bey chipped in with 11 points, five rebounds and three assists.
UMass (6-4) had 18 second-chance points and outscored Incarnate 30-18 in the paint.