Women's Basketball

No. 20 Women’s Basketball Wins Over Capital, 58-45; Raiders Win Sixth Straight

ALLIANCE, Ohio – No. 20 Mount Union won over Capital, 58-45 in an Ohio Athletic Conference women's basketball game Saturday January 26th at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

Mount Union has now won six games in a row and moves to 16-3 overall, 10-2 in the OAC, while Capital falls to 13-6 overall and 8-4 in the OAC.

Sophomore Aly Daniel (Willard/Willard) led the way for the Purple Raiders with team-high 14 points while senior Marybeth Leitch (Rocky River/Rocky River) cleaned up the glass with a game-high eight rebounds.

Capital had three score in double-digits, junior Jamie Caton with 14, junior Cookie Geroski with 12 and senior Stacy Timmerman with 11 points.

The Crusaders led early 6-2 and Mount Union rallied to eventually tie the game at 12. The Purple Raiders went on an 11-2 run to take control of the game and lead 23-14.  Capital then rallied to score nine of the final 13 points of the half and the Raiders led 27-23 at the break.

Mount Union put the game away with a strong start to the second half outscoring Capital, 25-8 in the first 10 minutes of the period and went on to the 13-point victory.

Mount Union next goes on the road to Baldwin Wallace Wednesday, January 30th at 7:30 pm in Berea, Ohio.

 

Newspaper Box Score
Capital University vs Mount Union
1/26/13 2:00 pm at Alliance, Ohio -- MAAC
At Alliance, Ohio -- MAAC
MOUNT UNION 58, CAPITAL UNIVERSITY 45
CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (13-6, 8-4 OAC)
Jamie Caton 7-19 0-4 14; Cookie Geroski 5-15 0-0 12; Stacy Timmerman 3-9 4-4
10; Simonne Gage 1-4 3-4 5; Shelby Sheets 0-1 2-2 2; Kristen Thompson 1-1
0-0 2; Kristin Reisinger 0-1 0-0 0; Shelby Sigman 0-2 0-0 0; Nina Napolitano
0-0 0-0 0; Rebekah Will 0-8 0-0 0. Totals 17-60 9-14 45.
MOUNT UNION (16-3, 10-2 OAC)
Aly Daniel 7-8 0-0 14; Jessie Baldridge 2-3 4-4 8; Tierney Allen 3-7 1-2 8;
Rosa LaMattina 3-11 2-2 8; Amanda Turner 2-7 1-2 7; Maggie Miller 2-4 0-0 6;
Bridget Lyons 2-3 0-0 4; Annie Bova 0-1 2-4 2; Marybeth Leitch 0-5 1-2 1;
Chandler Moore 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-51 11-16 58.
Capital University............   23   22  -   45
Mount Union...................   27   31  -   58
3-point goals--Capital University 2-11 (Cookie Geroski 2-10; Rebekah Will
0-1), Mount Union 5-15 (Amanda Turner 2-3; Maggie Miller 2-4; Tierney Allen
1-4; Annie Bova 0-1; Chandler Moore 0-1; Rosa LaMattina 0-2). Fouled
out--Capital University-None, Mount Union-None. Rebounds--Capital University
29 (Stacy Timmerman 7), Mount Union 47 (Marybeth Leitch 8). Assists--Capital
University 6 (Shelby Sigman 3), Mount Union 14 (Amanda Turner 5). Total
fouls--Capital University 12, Mount Union 13. Technical fouls--Capital
University-Rebekah Will, Mount Union-None. A-491

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