Lizzy Cretella,W-Basketball,Sophomore,Cheshire,(Thru Nov. 19)

Lizzy Cretella,W-Basketball,Sophomore,Cheshire,(Thru Nov. 19)

Sophomore guard Lizzy Cretella of Cheshire made the first two starts of her career when Eastern opened its season with two games at the Eastern Tip-Off Tournament Nov. 18-19 at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium and represented the Warriors on the all-tournament team. In a 76-73 loss to SUNY New Paltz in the tournament’s consolation game, Cretella led Eastern offensively for the second straight game with 20 points, eight rebounds and three steals. In her first career start in a 75-67 loss to Trinity College, Cretella led all players in the game with 19 points and shared team-high rebounding honors with seven.

In an average of 36 minutes in two games (she averaged less than 13 minutes a game in 28 games as a freshman),  Cretella amassed 39 points, 15 rebounds and four steals, sinking half of her 30 field goal attempts.