November 17, 2012

LaMattina Leads #6 Women's Basketball to Win at Manchester; Raiders Extend Non-Conference Win Streak to 25 Games

N. MANCHESTER, Ind. -- Mount Union senior Rosa LaMattina  (Westlake/Westlake) had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists on her way to tournament MVP honors as she led the No. 6 ranked Purple Raiders to a 66-50 over host Manchester (Ind.) a the Bankers Classic Tournament.

Sophomore Aly Daniel (Williard/Willard) had 12 points off the bench while senior Tierney Allen (Alliance/Alliance) had 10 rebounds while fellow senior Marybeth Leitch (Rocky River/Rocky River) earned all-tournament honors for the Raiders.

Mount Union is now 2-0 on the season and has won 25-straight non-conference games dating back to the 2008-09 season.

Erynn Meikeljohn had a game-high 23 points for Manchester (0-2).

With the score tied at 9-9, Mount Union went on a 14-6 run to take a 23-15 lead with 7:44 left to play in the first half which would be the same margin it took into the locker room up 32-24 at the break.

The Raiders never looked back extending the lead to as many as 17 in the second half before the 16-point victory.

Mount Union hosts Bethany (W.Va.) in the home opener Tuesday at 6 pm at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex on campus.

Newspaper Box Score
Mount Union vs Manchester (Ind.)
11/17/12 3 p.m. at Stauffer-Wolfe Arena
At Stauffer-Wolfe Arena
MOUNT UNION 66, MANCHESTER (IND.) 50
MOUNT UNION (2-0)
Rosa LaMattina 6-14 0-0 14; Aly Daniel 6-8 0-0 12; Marybeth Leitch 1-8 6-6
9; Kensie Kimble 0-0 6-8 6; Tierney Allen 2-5 0-0 6; Chandler Moore 1-1 2-2
5; Annie Bova 2-3 0-0 5; Brittany Kilgore 2-4 0-0 4; Maggie Miller 0-3 3-4
3; Nancy Osborne 0-4 2-2 2; Jamie Baldridge 0-0 0-0 0; Megan Saunders 0-0
0-0 0; Bridget Lyons 0-0 0-2 0; Abby Wemhoff 0-0 0-0 0; Amanda Turner 0-2
0-0 0; Olivia Holt 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-52 19-24 66.
MANCHESTER (IND.) (0-2)
Erynn Meiklejohn 7-13 9-14 23; Hannah Field 3-8 1-2 7; Kasey Reneau 2-2 1-2
5; Katie Arterburn 2-9 0-0 5; Justine Kruger 2-2 0-0 4; Abby Lang 1-6 0-1 2;
Dani Rettig 0-2 2-2 2; Alyssa Smith 1-5 0-2 2; Jocelyn Hamilton 0-2 0-0 0;
Caitlyn Ailor 0-6 0-0 0; Kelcey Daugherty 0-0 0-0 0; Alyssa Hammond 0-0 0-0
0. Totals 18-55 13-23 50.
Mount Union...................   32   34  -   66
Manchester (Ind.).............   24   26  -   50
3-point goals--Mount Union 7-21 (Rosa LaMattina 2-7; Tierney Allen 2-3;
Marybeth Leitch 1-2; Chandler Moore 1-1; Annie Bova 1-2; Nancy Osborne 0-2;
Amanda Turner 0-1; Maggie Miller 0-3), Manchester (Ind.) 1-14 (Katie
Arterburn 1-7; Hannah Field 0-2; Abby Lang 0-1; Alyssa Smith 0-1; Caitlyn
Ailor 0-1; Erynn Meiklejohn 0-2). Fouled out--Mount Union-None, Manchester
(Ind.)-Hannah Field. Rebounds--Mount Union 44 (Tierney Allen 10), Manchester
(Ind.) 32 (Alyssa Smith 8). Assists--Mount Union 16 (Rosa LaMattina 4),
Manchester (Ind.) 13 (Jocelyn Hamilton 4). Total fouls--Mount Union 20,
Manchester (Ind.) 21. Technical fouls--Mount Union-None, Manchester
(Ind.)-None. A-350

 

 

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